Lord Of The Flies Quiz: Chapters 1-3

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Test your knowledge of the gripping novel "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding with this engaging Lord Of The Flies Chapters 1-3 Quiz! Delve into the heart of the story as you recall the young boys' harrowing experiences on a deserted island after a plane crash.

Are you familiar with the main characters, their backgrounds, and the evolving dynamics of their newfound society? Can you remember the pivotal events and symbolism that shapes the narrative? Challenge yourself and see if you can answer questions on themes, plot points, and character developments from these early chapters. Embark on this literary Read morejourney and see how well you remember the beginning of this timeless classic!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How did the boys end up on the deserted island?

    • A.

      Crashed on a plane

    • B.

      Ship sank during a storm

    • C.

      Brought by a boat

    • D.

      Stranded during a school trip

    Correct Answer
    A. Crashed on a plane
    Explanation
    The boys were being evacuated from Britain due to a raging war when their plane was shot down over a deserted tropical island.

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  • 2. 

    Who discovers the conch shell and suggests using it to call the others?

    • A.

      Ralph

    • B.

      Jack

    • C.

      Piggy

    • D.

      Simon

    Correct Answer
    C. Piggy
    Explanation
    Piggy and Ralph discover a conch shell on the beach, and it's Piggy who realizes it could be used as a horn to summon the other boys.

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  • 3. 

    What does Ralph's father do for a living?

    • A.

      Lawyer

    • B.

      Doctor

    • C.

      Sailor

    • D.

      Commander in the navy

    Correct Answer
    D. Commander in the navy
    Explanation
    The boys initiate a conversation, during which Ralph mentions that his father holds the position of a commander in the Navy. He expresses confidence that his father will come to their rescue once he goes on leave.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the first boy to faint during the assembly?

    • A.

      Jack

    • B.

      Piggy

    • C.

      Simon

    • D.

      Maurice

    Correct Answer
    C. Simon
    Explanation
    Simon seems to hear the Lord of the Flies speaking with him, threatening him with what he fears the most. Unable to stand the sight any longer, Simon collapses into a very human faint.

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  • 5. 

    What do the boys use to call the first meeting on the island?

    • A.

      Conch 

    • B.

      Trumpet

    • C.

      Drum

    • D.

      Whistle

    Correct Answer
    A. Conch 
    Explanation
    The boys use a conch to call meetings and also to designate who is speaking. The conch symbolizes democracy and free speech – anyone who is holding the conch can speak his mind, and everyone else must listen and wait their turns for the conch.

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  • 6. 

    What is the "scar" that is frequently mentioned in Chapter 1?

    • A.

      Deep wound on Jack's arm

    • B.

      Mark left by the beast

    • C.

      Crevice in the rocks

    • D.

      Trail left by wild pigs

    Correct Answer
    C. Crevice in the rocks
    Explanation
    In Chapter 1 of the text, the "scar" that is frequently mentioned refers to a crevice in the rocks. This crevice is described as a deep indentation or opening in the rocks, possibly caused by a previous geological event. The scar serves as a significant landmark and point of reference for the characters in the story, and it plays a role in their navigation and exploration of the island.

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  • 7. 

    Who leads the expedition to explore the island in Chapter 2?

    • A.

      Jack

    • B.

      Piggy

    • C.

      Simon

    • D.

      Ralph

    Correct Answer
    D. Ralph
    Explanation
    In Chapter 2, Ralph is the one who takes the lead in organizing the expedition to explore the island. He is elected as the leader by the group of boys and is seen as responsible and capable. Ralph's leadership qualities are highlighted throughout the chapter as he motivates the boys, assigns tasks, and ensures that they have a plan in place for their exploration. Therefore, Ralph is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 8. 

    What do the boys use to start the first signal fire?

    • A.

      Matches from the plane wreckage

    • B.

      Piggy's glasses

    • C.

      Flint and steel

    • D.

      Magnifying glass

    Correct Answer
    B. Piggy's glasses
    Explanation
    The spectacles represent the boys' only means of obtaining fire through reflecting the sun's rays, and fire itself is symbolic of survival and rescue.

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  • 9. 

    What do the boys do for fun and play on the beach in Chapter 3?

    • A.

      Play in the lagoon

    • B.

      Build sandcastles

    • C.

      None of the above

    • D.

      Play with crabs

    Correct Answer
    A. Play in the lagoon
    Explanation
    In Chapter 3, the boys engage in playing in the lagoon. This suggests that they find enjoyment and entertainment by participating in activities that involve the water and the lagoon specifically. Building sandcastles and playing with crabs are not mentioned as activities that the boys do for fun and play on the beach in this chapter.

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  • 10. 

    What is the "beastie" that the boys talk about in their assembly?

    • A.

      Wild boar

    • B.

      Ghost haunting the island

    • C.

      Figment of imagination

    • D.

      Large snake

    Correct Answer
    C. Figment of imagination
    Explanation
    The boys talk about a "beastie" in their assembly, which refers to something that exists only in their imagination. This means that the beastie is not a physical entity but rather a product of their thoughts and fears. It is likely that the boys are using the concept of the beastie as a way to cope with the challenges and dangers they face on the island.

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