Lord Of The Flies

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Lord Of The Flies - Quiz


This quiz will test your knowledge about the book Lord Of The Flies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What boy blew into the conch at the beginning of the book?

    • A.

      A. Ralph

    • B.

      B. Piggy

    • C.

      C. Jack

    • D.

      D. Simon

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Ralph
    Explanation
    Ralph blew into the conch at the beginning of the book. This is significant because blowing into the conch was a way for the boys to gather and communicate with each other on the island. It symbolized order and civilization, as the conch became a symbol of authority and democracy throughout the story. Ralph's action of blowing into the conch shows his leadership and initiative in trying to establish order and organization among the group of boys stranded on the island.

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  • 2. 

    Why does Piggy get picked on/treated so bad by most of the other boys?

    • A.

      A. Because he is mean

    • B.

      B. Because he is ghetto

    • C.

      C. Because he is fat and smart

    • D.

      D. Because he is greedy and won't share.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Because he is fat and smart
    Explanation
    Piggy gets picked on and treated poorly by most of the other boys because he is fat and smart. This combination of physical appearance and intelligence makes him an easy target for bullying and exclusion. The other boys may feel threatened by Piggy's intelligence and use his weight as a means to further isolate and demean him.

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  • 3. 

    How does Piggy die?

    • A.

      A.Jack shoots him with an arrow

    • B.

      B. Roger pushes a boulder onto him

    • C.

      C. Piggy drowns in the ocean

    • D.

      D. He falls out of a tree and hits his head.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Roger pushes a boulder onto him
    Explanation
    Piggy dies when Roger pushes a boulder onto him. This act of violence by Roger symbolizes the complete breakdown of civilization and the descent into savagery on the island. Piggy's death also represents the loss of reason and intelligence, as he was one of the few characters who consistently tried to maintain order and rationality among the boys. The boulder crushing Piggy is a tragic and shocking event that highlights the destructive power of unchecked violence and the consequences of abandoning moral values.

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  • 4. 

    Who is supposedly the Jesus like figure in this book?

    • A.

      A.Ralph

    • B.

      B.Piggy

    • C.

      C.Jack

    • D.

      D.Simon

    Correct Answer
    D. D.Simon
    Explanation
    In this book, Simon is portrayed as a Jesus-like figure. He is compassionate, wise, and has a deep connection with nature. Simon often retreats to a secluded spot in the jungle, similar to how Jesus would retreat to the wilderness for prayer and reflection. Simon also has a spiritual understanding of the beast on the island and tries to convey this to the other boys, much like Jesus spreading his teachings to his disciples. Additionally, Simon's death, which is brutal and sacrificial, can be seen as a parallel to Jesus' crucifixion.

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  • 5. 

    How did the guy in the parachute get onto the island?

    • A.

      A.He swam from a ship to rescue the boys

    • B.

      B. He drifted onto the beach from his plane blowing up

    • C.

      C. He was sky diving and didn't land on his designated area.

    • D.

      D.There was a fight going on above the island and the pilot got shot out of the sky and landed on the island

    Correct Answer
    D. D.There was a fight going on above the island and the pilot got shot out of the sky and landed on the island
    Explanation
    The correct answer is D. There was a fight going on above the island and the pilot got shot out of the sky and landed on the island. This explanation suggests that the guy in the parachute ended up on the island due to a fight happening above, where he was shot and his parachute brought him down to the island.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first boy to claim he had seen the beastie?

    • A.

      A.Ralph

    • B.

      B.Sam

    • C.

      C.Eric

    • D.

      D.The boy with the mulberry mark on his face

    Correct Answer
    D. D.The boy with the mulberry mark on his face
    Explanation
    The correct answer is D. The boy with the mulberry mark on his face. In the novel "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding, the boy with the mulberry mark on his face is the first to claim that he has seen the beastie. This incident occurs during a meeting when the boys are discussing their fears and the existence of a mythical beast on the island. The boy with the mulberry mark describes seeing a snake-like creature in the jungle, sparking fear and paranoia among the other boys.

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  • 7. 

    Who were the orginal hunters?

    • A.

      A.Jack and the Littluns

    • B.

      B.Sam and Eric

    • C.

      C.Jack and the Choirboys

    • D.

      D.Ralph and Piggy

    Correct Answer
    C. C.Jack and the Choirboys
    Explanation
    The correct answer is C. Jack and the Choirboys. In the novel "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding, Jack and the Choirboys are depicted as the original hunters on the island. They form a separate group from Ralph and Piggy and become obsessed with hunting and violence, eventually turning into savages. They abandon their responsibilities and focus solely on hunting for food. This is a significant turning point in the story as it marks the descent into chaos and the loss of civilization among the boys.

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  • 8. 

    How many adults are on the Island?

    • A.

      A.zero

    • B.

      B.four

    • C.

      C.eight

    • D.

      D.two

    Correct Answer
    A. A.zero
    Explanation
    The question asks for the number of adults on the island. The correct answer is zero, which means there are no adults on the island.

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  • 9. 

    What was the mark called where the plane crashed?

    • A.

      A.Scab

    • B.

      B.Clearing

    • C.

      C.Scar

    • D.

      D.Opening

    Correct Answer
    C. C.Scar
    Explanation
    The mark where the plane crashed is referred to as a "scar". A scar is a visible mark or blemish left on the surface after an injury or wound has healed. In the context of the question, the crash of the plane caused damage to the area, leaving behind a visible mark similar to a scar on the land.

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  • 10. 

    How many people die on the island?

    • A.

      A.1

    • B.

      B.2

    • C.

      C.3

    • D.

      D.4

    Correct Answer
    C. C.3
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the number of people who die on the island. The correct answer is C.3, indicating that three people die.

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