Lord Of The Flies Chapter 1-6 Quiz Questions

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Lord Of The Flies Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to gauge student's understanding of the novel thus far.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is "the fair haired boy" mentioned in the first pages of the novel?
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 2. 
    Other than being knowledgeable about the plane crash, Piggie has the idea to:
    • A. 

      Build a raft to float back.

    • B. 

      Use the conch shell to call a meeting.

    • C. 

      Take down the names of all of the boys on the island.

    • D. 

      There are 2 correct answers

  • 3. 
    What are the parent situations for Ralph and Piggie?
    • A. 

      Ralph's dad is a naval officer and Piggie's dad is dead

    • B. 

      We aren't sure about Ralph and Piggies' mothers

    • C. 

      Piggy lives with his aunt

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which boy competes with Ralph to be the "chief"?
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 5. 
    What do Ralph, Simon, and Jack set out to do after the meeting?
    • A. 

      Cook dinner for everyone

    • B. 

      Find the beastie

    • C. 

      Survey the island

    • D. 

      Track down the plane's pilot

  • 6. 
    What do the boys call the area where the plane crashed into the island?  
    • A. 

      The Scar

    • B. 

      The Ravine

    • C. 

      Death Valley

    • D. 

      Deadman's Ditch

  • 7. 
    What is one of the first rules the boys make?
    • A. 

      The littluns have to stay away from the biguns.

    • B. 

      Whoever has the conch may speak.

    • C. 

      Everyone has to come to meetings once a day.

    • D. 

      Piggie's glasses are only for starting fires.

  • 8. 
    What is the fire meant to do?  
    • A. 

      Alert people in ships that the boys are trapped.

    • B. 

      Heat up the island so all of the pigs die.

    • C. 

      Kill off the beasties.

    • D. 

      Burn away all of the creepers.

  • 9. 
    Who was supposed to keep the fire going?  
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Samneric

    • D. 

      Jack and the choir boys

  • 10. 
    When Piggie gets a chance to speak, what is he angry about?  
    • A. 

      That there isn't enough food.

    • B. 

      That the boys keep calling him Piggie.

    • C. 

      That nobody has built shelters.

    • D. 

      That nobody took a list of everyone's names.

  • 11. 
    Who becomes lost during the fire on the mountain?  
    • A. 

      The boy with the mulberry-colored birthmark

    • B. 

      The pig

    • C. 

      Percival

    • D. 

      Several of the littluns

  • 12. 
    Who becomes obsessed with hunting?
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 13. 
    What hunting accessory does Jack discover to help him stalk down his prey?
    • A. 

      Flare gun

    • B. 

      Knife

    • C. 

      Spears

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 14. 
    What character appreciates the beauty of the jungle? 
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Samneric

  • 15. 
    Who claims no one will know where the boys are due to an atom bomb? 
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Littluns

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 16. 
    What does Ralph use to summon the boys to the beach? 
    • A. 

      Megaphone

    • B. 

      Conch

    • C. 

      His voice

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 17. 
    What is used to make a fire? 
    • A. 

      Matches

    • B. 

      Lightening

    • C. 

      Piggy's glasses

    • D. 

      Two sticks and a flint

  • 18. 
    Ralph is elected chief mainly because he possesses
    • A. 

      The conch

    • B. 

      Piggy's backing

    • C. 

      A knife

    • D. 

      Inside knowledge of the island

  • 19. 
    The "beast on the mountaintop" is actually
    • A. 

      A "snake-think"

    • B. 

      A pig's head

    • C. 

      A dead parachutist

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 20. 
    What is the most important thing on the island?
    • A. 

      Smoke

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Shelter

  • 21. 
    Which boy suggested "we'll have rules! Lots of rules!"
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 22. 
    An early conflict surfaces between Jack and Ralph. While Ralph sees shelter as a priority. Jack is more interested in
    • A. 

      The fire

    • B. 

      Meat

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      His choir

  • 23. 
    Which boy, after gathering fruit for the littluns, walked alone into the forest as if directed to a specific place?
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 24. 
    What is one of the reasons that Jack offers he should be chosen as chief?
    • A. 

      He is the strongest

    • B. 

      He can sing C sharp

    • C. 

      He is the oldest

    • D. 

      He was head boy at the school they all attended

  • 25. 
    One of Ralph's first orders as chief was to make a fire on the mountain. His reason for the fire was
    • A. 

      To stay warm

    • B. 

      To use for cooking

    • C. 

      To be rescued

    • D. 

      To provide light for some of the boys who were scared of darkness

  • 26. 
     Who says the following? “There was a ship. Out there. You said you’d keep the fire going and you let it out!”
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Simon

  • 27. 
     Who says the following? “I been in bed so much I done some thinking. I know about people. I know about me. And him. He can’t hurt you: but if you stand out of the way he’d hurt the next thing. And that’s me.”
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Roger

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 28. 
      "He tried to convey the compulsion to track down and kill that was swallowing him up." What character is the narrator talking about in this passage?
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Samneric

  • 29. 
    Who says the following? "Grownups know things. . . . They ain't afraid of the dark. they'd meet and have tea and discuss. then things 'ud be all right--"
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 30. 
     Who says the following? “If I blow the conch and they don’t come back; then we’ve had it. We shan’t keep the fire going. We’ll be like animals. We’ll never be rescued.”
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Roger

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Simon

  • 31. 
    Who speaks these lines? “We saw no houses, no smoke, no footprints, no boats, no people. We’re on an uninhabited island with no other people on it.”
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 32. 
     Who says the following? “Perhaps they knew where we was going to; and perhaps not. But they don’t know where we are ‘cos we never got there.”
    • A. 

      The boy with the mulberry birthmark

    • B. 

      Percival

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Samneric

  • 33. 
    Who says the following? "We've seen the beast with our own eyes. No--we weren't asleep--. . . . It was furry. there was something moving behind its head--wings. The beast moved too--. . . . There were eyes-- Teeth-- Claws-- We ran as fast as we could." 
    • A. 

      Samneric

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 34. 
     Who says the following? “Maybe . . . there is a beast. What I mean is . . . maybe it’s only us.” 
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Samneric

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 35. 
    Who says the following? “Conch! Conch! We don’t need the conch any more. We know who ought to say things. What good did Simon do speaking, or Bill, or Walter? It’s time some people knew they’ve got to keep quiet and leave deciding things to the rest of us.”
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 36. 
     "The two boys, bullet-headed and with hair like tow, flung themselves down and lay grinning and panting at Ralph like dogs." This is an example of a ____________________.
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Setting

    • D. 

      Conflict

  • 37. 
      "At first he was a silent effigy of sorrow." This is an example of a(n) ____________________.
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Complication

    • C. 

      Setting

    • D. 

      Metaphor