Lord Of The Flies - Ch 1 Lit. Terms

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Lord Of The Flies - Ch 1 Lit. Terms

This quiz assesses the student's ability to identify literary terms in Lord of the Flies. Choose the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following excerpt from Chapter 1 is an example of which literary term? "Then he leaps back on the terrace, pulled off his shirt, and stood there among the skull-like coconuts with green shadows from the palms...."
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 2. 
    The following excerpt from Chapter 1 is an example of which literary term? "He [Piggy] turned over, holding his nose, and a golden light danced and shattered just over his face."
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Olfactory imagery

  • 3. 
    The following excerpt from Chapter 1 is an example of which literary term? "Sleep enveloped him like the swathing mirages that were wrestling with the brillance of the lagoon."
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Auditory imagery

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 4. 
    Why is the conch shell important? 
    • A. 

      It is used to decide who will build the signal fire.

    • B. 

      It is used to call meetings.

    • C. 

      It is used to take turns speaking at the meetings

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 5. 
    What does Piggy suffer from? 
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Epilepsy

    • C. 

      Blindness

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 6. 
    Samn'Eric refers to what/whom?
    • A. 

      The twin boys

    • B. 

      The beast

    • C. 

      The plan crash

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    Jack is the leader of whom? 
    • A. 

      All of the boys

    • B. 

      No one

    • C. 

      The choir/hunters

    • D. 

      The fire boys

  • 8. 
    The boys are stranded on an island where?  
    • A. 

      The Carribian Sea

    • B. 

      The Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      The Atlantic Ocean

    • D. 

      The Indian Ocean

  • 9. 
    "Creepers" refers to what? 
    • A. 

      Creepy people

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Worms

    • D. 

      Vines

  • 10. 
    What makes Ralph excited enough to stand on his head? 
    • A. 

      The sun

    • B. 

      No grown-ups

    • C. 

      No rules

    • D. 

      No Piggy

  • 11. 
    Ralph's father is what? 
    • A. 

      A pilot in the English air force

    • B. 

      A cartographer for the Scottish coast guard

    • C. 

      An advisor to Queen Elizabeth

    • D. 

      An officer in the English navy

  • 12. 
    Who is the author of Lord of the Flies?
    • A. 

      William Golding

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Anonymous

    • D. 

      Harper Lee

  • 13. 
    What 3 boys go out to discover the island? 
    • A. 

      Simon, Piggy, Jack

    • B. 

      Jack, Ralph, Piggy

    • C. 

      Roger, Piggy, Jack

    • D. 

      Simon, Ralph, Jack