Lord Of The Flies Background Info/ Chapters One And Two

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Lord Of The Flies Quizzes & Trivia

A quick review of important events and facts found in Chapters One and Two of Lord of the Flies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you were one of the kids on this island, which character would you trust the most (out of Jack, Ralph, and Piggy)? Be sure to explain why.
  • 2. 
    What object does NOT help identify Jack?
    • A. 

      His bright red Nike shoes

    • B. 

      The gold cross on his choir robe

    • C. 

      The knife he carries

  • 3. 
    The novel Lord of the Flies was written by________________.
  • 4. 
    If one of the boys wants to speak, first they need to be holding a piglet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The small boy with the birthmark tells the older boys that there is a _________________ on the island.
    • A. 

      Gorilla

    • B. 

      Beastie

    • C. 

      Alligator

    • D. 

      Disease

  • 6. 
    ____________________ is the only one who can interrupt someone who is speaking with the Conch.
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Johnny

  • 7. 
    What does Jack suggest to use to start a fire?
    • A. 

      Two Sticks

    • B. 

      Rope

    • C. 

      Tree Bark

    • D. 

      Piggy's Glasses

  • 8. 
    Simon defends Piggy by saying that Piggy helped by letting the boys use his glasses to start a fire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What does Piggy wear that he constantly toys with?
    • A. 

      A hat

    • B. 

      A wristwatch

    • C. 

      Glasses

  • 10. 
    What does Ralph use to call the boys together?
    • A. 

      A whistle

    • B. 

      A conch

    • C. 

      A bullhorn

  • 11. 
    How is the leader for the boys chosen?
    • A. 

      The boys vote for their leader

    • B. 

      They hold a wrestling contest

    • C. 

      Ralph decares himself leader

  • 12. 
    The setting of this book is a deserted island in 1955.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    An allegory is a symbolic story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The boys inhabit the island because they have been evacuated due to war.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The definition of an allegory is _________________________.
  • 16. 
    Which is not a theme we will see in the novel?  Be careful not to place your own judgment within your answer choice.
    • A. 

      How fear controls people

    • B. 

      Survival makes us savages

    • C. 

      Children cannot take care of themselves

  • 17. 
    When the boys reference other books that remind them of the adventures they could possibly experience on the island, they make an allusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Why does Ralph say the fire is "no good?"
    • A. 

      The fire is too small.

    • B. 

      There is no smoke.

    • C. 

      The fire is too big.

    • D. 

      The fire is too hot.

  • 19. 
    What do the boys accidentally do?
    • A. 

      They burn themselves.

    • B. 

      They let a bunch of pigs get loose.

    • C. 

      They burn a large portion of the forest, losing wood for their fire.

    • D. 

      They drown the boy with the birthmark.

  • 20. 
    What does Jack say he will do if a "beastie" does exist?
    • A. 

      Make friends with it.

    • B. 

      Run towards it.

    • C. 

      Light it on fire.

    • D. 

      Hunt it, and kill it.

  • 21. 
    What happens to the boy with the mulberry birthmark? 
    • A. 

      He is most likely killed in the fire caused by the boys.

    • B. 

      He is eaten by the beastie.

    • C. 

      He drowns in the lagoon.

    • D. 

      Nothing happens to him.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following does the conch represent?
    • A. 

      Anarchy

    • B. 

      Strife

    • C. 

      Revolution

    • D. 

      Order