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