Lord Of The Flies Ch. 7-12 Quiz

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Lord Of The Flies Quizzes & Trivia

Questions related to chapters 7-12 in Lord of the Flies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does Ralph react when a boar comes charging down the path?
    • A. 

      His spear hits, but does not deter, the boar. His excitement at wounding a living creature shows Ralph his dark side.

    • B. 

      Ralph is afraid to throw his spear. He is able to hide from the boar, but realizes how fearful he really is.

    • C. 

      Ralph refuses to hurt the animal. He is proud of his ability to retain some semblance of civilization.

    • D. 

      Ralph injures the boar. He does not feel good about his actions, but rationalizes them in the name of self-defense.

  • 2. 
      To what does Ralph’s demonstration of his hunting prowess lead?
    • A. 

      It re-establishes him as the leader, and the boys rekindle the signal fire.

    • B. 

      It makes the littluns afraid of him and they run and hide

    • C. 

      Jack realizes Ralph's strength and vows to fight him

    • D. 

      The boys go into a hunting frenzy and begin jabbing and poking at Robert

  • 3. 
    What did the boys see on the mountaintop?
    • A. 

      The see a strange ape-like beast that seems to move back and forth

    • B. 

      They see a light on the water in the distance

    • C. 

      They see the remains of an ancient burial ground

    • D. 

      They see a pack of wild dogs eating a piglet

  • 4. 
     How does the author show the increase in evil in the boys?
    • A. 

      He describes storm clouds overhead and rough seas

    • B. 

      More of the action takes place in the dark or deep night

    • C. 

      The boys start telling each other scary stories about ghosts and devils

    • D. 

      Jack and the hunters find animal bones that they sharpen and wear that symbolize evil

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      He laughs hysterically whenever one of the boys asks him a question

    • B. 

      He complains of shortness of breath and chest pains

    • C. 

      He begins sleeping most of the time, waking only to eat

    • D. 

      He starts biting his nails, shuddering involuntarily, and twisting his hands

  • 6. 
    How does Jack overthrow Ralph’s authority?
    • A. 

      Jack gets the boys to vote Ralph out of office

    • B. 

      Jack tells the others he is the oldest, and the oldest should rule

    • C. 

      Jack announces he won’t play anymore and goes off by himself

    • D. 

      Jack challenges Ralph to a spear-throwing contest and wins

  • 7. 
    Jack suggests a way to keep the beast happy. What is it?
    • A. 

      Make a special house for the beast

    • B. 

      Give the beast part of each kill

    • C. 

      Sing to the beast every night

    • D. 

      Leave the beast alone and move to the other side of the island

  • 8. 
     What is the meaning of the Lord of the Flies’ message to Simon?
    • A. 

      Evil is a trait inside of man

    • B. 

      Dreams can be more powerful than reality

    • C. 

      It is unhealthy to eat uncooked meat

    • D. 

      If they ignore the beast it will go away

  • 9. 
     Who or what is the Lord of the Flies?
    • A. 

      It is the name they have given the dead pilot

    • B. 

      It is a large, poisonous insect that thrives on the island

    • C. 

      It is a game the littluns play to pass the time

    • D. 

      It is the boar’s head, and represents evil

  • 10. 
     What does Simon find when he finally reaches the beast?
    • A. 

      It is a dead pilot. The parachute is tangled and inflates when the wind blows

    • B. 

      It is a statue, probably carved by a tribe who once lived on the island

    • C. 

      It really is a wild beast. He runs in fear

    • D. 

      It is a pile of rocks and branches that Jack made to scare the others.

  • 11. 
    What happens to Simon when he returns to the group?
    • A. 

      He keeps quiet because he knows they won't believe him

    • B. 

      He joins in the dance and becomes evil himself

    • C. 

      He tells Ralph the truth, and then goes off to live alone

    • D. 

      The hunters kill him before he can tell them anything

  • 12. 
    What happens to the bodies of Simon and the Parachutist?
    • A. 

      The boys use them to rekindle the fire

    • B. 

      They are eaten by the wild boars

    • C. 

      Ralph and Piggy feel guilty and bury them

    • D. 

      They are taken out to sea by the high winds and tides

  • 13. 
    What does Jack plan to steal from Ralph and Piggy?
    • A. 

      The only blanket

    • B. 

      The fruit they have collected

    • C. 

      The fire

    • D. 

      Their spears

  • 14. 
    What will Jack do if someone interferes with him?
    • A. 

      He will put them in the small jail cell he has built of stone and branches

    • B. 

      He will drive them away from the group and force them to live alone

    • C. 

      He will order the hunters to kill them

    • D. 

      He will break one of their legs

  • 15. 
    What happens to the conch and Piggy?
    • A. 

      Piggy steals the conch and escapes into the jungle

    • B. 

      They are both eaten by a wild boar

    • C. 

      Piggy saves the conch but loses his glasses

    • D. 

      They are both shattered by the huge bolder

  • 16. 
    What are Jack' plans for Ralph?
    • A. 

      Jack will drive Ralph off into the jungle

    • B. 

      Jack will hunt for and kill Ralph

    • C. 

      Jack will let Ralph join the hunters if he gives up his leadership role

    • D. 

      Jack realizes he is wrong and tries to become friends again

  • 17. 
     What course of action does Ralph take? Why?
    • A. 

      He runs away because he cannot fight all of the hunters

    • B. 

      He cries and begs Jack not to hurt him

    • C. 

      He attacks Jack with a spear

    • D. 

      He agrees to join Jack and the hunters

  • 18. 
     What is Ralph’s reaction when he encounters the pig’s skull?
    • A. 

      He throws it and it shatters on the rocks

    • B. 

      He hits it with his fist and splits it open

    • C. 

      He buries it so the others won't find it

    • D. 

      He keeps it to use to scare the others

  • 19. 
     What do Samneric tell Ralph?
    • A. 

      Roger has sharpened a stick at both ends and the hunters will go after him the next day

    • B. 

      Jack has promised to kill any boy who gives Ralph food

    • C. 

      The hunters are ready to overthrow Jack and reinstate Ralph

    • D. 

      They know of a cave where Ralph can hide

  • 20. 
     Which is not one of the ways the hunters used to find Ralph?
    • A. 

      Smoke him out

    • B. 

      Roll boulders down the hill

    • C. 

      Make nets of jungle vines

    • D. 

      Track him like a pig

  • 21. 
     How is Ralph saved in the end?
    • A. 

      The littluns push Jack off the mountaintop into the sea

    • B. 

      He is stronger than Jack and defeats him

    • C. 

      He swims to safety of another Island

    • D. 

      A British naval officer finds him

  • 22. 
     Who says the following? "Why do you hate me?"
  • 23. 
    Who says the following? "The beast is a hunter."
  • 24. 
     Who says the following? "I’m frightened. Of us. I want to go home. Oh God, I want to go home."
  • 25. 
    Who says the following? "I dunno, Ralph. We just got to go on, that’s all. That’s what grownups would do."