Lord Of The Flies - Final Test

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Lord Of The Flies Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The boys were elated that there were no adults around.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Holding the conch gave the holder the right to speak.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Jack considered fire more important than anything.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Although he was fat, the boys still respected Piggy's intelligence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Roger, Jack, and Ralph went up the mountain to see the beast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The "bulging thing" on the mountain was only a frog.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A pig's head was the real Lord of the Flies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When Simon came down from the mountain, the boys mistook him for the beast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Ralph and Piggy were not present at Simon's death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Jack was a strong leader; he lead by intimidation and fear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Willem Goldman is the author of Lord of the Flies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Piggy couldn't do a lot of physical work because of his:
    • A. 

      Auntie

    • B. 

      Size

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Specs

  • 13. 
    Jack felt he should have been elected leader because he:
    • A. 

      Could sing a high C

    • B. 

      Was bigger than Ralph

    • C. 

      Was head chorister

    • D. 

      Was more the leader type

  • 14. 
    To the boys, the beastie took on the form of:
    • A. 

      A snake-thing

    • B. 

      A thing from the sea

    • C. 

      A "bulging thing"

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The first time Jack came upon a pig, he pulled out his knife and:
    • A. 

      Stabbed it

    • B. 

      Slit its throat

    • C. 

      Decided to let it go

    • D. 

      Chickened out

  • 16. 
    The most important thing to most of the boys was:
    • A. 

      Getting some meat

    • B. 

      Being rescued

    • C. 

      Having fun

    • D. 

      Keeping the fire going

  • 17. 
    After Jack said, "I'm not going to play any longer.  No with you..." he:
    • A. 

      Went hunting

    • B. 

      Refused to do anything

    • C. 

      Moved out

    • D. 

      Started to cry

  • 18. 
    Jack eventually became leader because:
    • A. 

      Ralph was a poor leader

    • B. 

      Ralph had been killed

    • C. 

      The boys wanted him for leader

    • D. 

      He pushed the boys into accepting him

  • 19. 
    Took pleasure in cutting the pig's throat:
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Roger

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Simon

    • E. 

      Non of these choices

  • 20. 
    Saw a ship on the horizon:
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Roger

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Piggy

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 21. 
    The "real beast":
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • D. 

      Parachute man

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 22. 
    Didn't do very much to help:
    • A. 

      Biguns

    • B. 

      Littluns

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Ralph

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 23. 
    Ralph and some of the others broke down when he arrived:
    • A. 

      The beast

    • B. 

      Lord of the flies

    • C. 

      The officer

    • D. 

      Ralph's father

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 24. 
    Humiliated about being "taken short" at night:
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Jack

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 25. 
    The last to go to the side of Jack's tribe:
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Roger

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Samneric

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 26. 
    Inherently mean, he kicked over the Littluns' sand castles:
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Henry

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Eric

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 27. 
    Jack could not relax, because he desperately wanted:
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Shelter

    • C. 

      Friends

    • D. 

      Rescue

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 28. 
    From the very beginning, the highly revered symbol of authority on the island:
    • A. 

      The pig

    • B. 

      The conch

    • C. 

      The beast

    • D. 

      War paint

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 29. 
    An intelligent but outcast character:
    • A. 

      Samneric

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Roger Roger

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 30. 
    Repeatedly taken from Piggy:
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      The conch

    • C. 

      Specs

    • D. 

      Shelter

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 31. 
    Pig's head who "spoke" to Simon:
    • A. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • B. 

      The sow

    • C. 

      The beast

    • D. 

      The conch

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 32. 
    The boys couldn't agree on what he looked like:
    • A. 

      Lord of the Flies

    • B. 

      The officer

    • C. 

      The boy with the birthmark

    • D. 

      The beast

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 33. 
    Fascinated by tiny tidal creatures:
    • A. 

      Henry

    • B. 

      Maurice

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Jack

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 34. 
    There were no adults on the island.  At first, the boys ____________ about this.
    • A. 

      Were terrified

    • B. 

      Were thrilled

    • C. 

      Mourned

    • D. 

      Cried

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 35. 
    Holding the ________________  gave the leader the right to speak.
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Conch

    • C. 

      Specs

    • D. 

      Bag

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 36. 
    _____________ considered fire more important than anything else.
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Maurice

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 37. 
    When Simon came down from the mountain-top, the others:
    • A. 

      Laughed at him again

    • B. 

      Asked him to join the party

    • C. 

      Fatally beat him

    • D. 

      Listened eagerly to what he had to say

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 38. 
    Ralph and Piggy were not present:
    • A. 

      At the beginning of the novel

    • B. 

      When the officer arrived

    • C. 

      When the first fire was set

    • D. 

      At Simon's death

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 39. 
    Jack was a strong leader who convinced the boys to follow him:
    • A. 

      Because he was elected leader

    • B. 

      By offering them meat

    • C. 

      By offering them shelter

    • D. 

      From the very start

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 40. 
    Jack eventually became leader because:
    • A. 

      Ralph was a poor leader

    • B. 

      Ralph had been killed

    • C. 

      The boys really wanted him for leader

    • D. 

      He pushed the boys into accepting him

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 41. 
    While the others ran off to play, bathe, and eat, ___________ and ____________ built shelters.
    • A. 

      Piggy and Ralph

    • B. 

      Simon and Ralph

    • C. 

      Ralph and Jack

    • D. 

      Jack and Roger

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 42. 
    The boys missed the ship on the horizon because the fire was out.  Who was responsible?
    • A. 

      Samneric

    • B. 

      Jack and the choir

    • C. 

      The Littluns

    • D. 

      Roger and Maurice

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 43. 
    ______________ was crying out something about a body on the hill as he met his end.
    • A. 

      Percival Wemys Madison

    • B. 

      The Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Simon

    • E. 

      None of these choices

  • 44. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word to complete the analogy: easy:simple :: discouraging : __________
    • A. 

      Oppressive

    • B. 

      Antagonism

    • C. 

      Daunting

    • D. 

      Acrid

    • E. 

      None the above

  • 45. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word to complete the analogy: stable: wobbly :: cooperation : _____________
    • A. 

      Rebuke

    • B. 

      Antagonism

    • C. 

      Truculently

    • D. 

      Indignant

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 46. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word to complete the analogy: bashful : timid :: enthusiasm : _______________
    • A. 

      Ebullience

    • B. 

      Impervious

    • C. 

      Cynically

    • D. 

      Taboo

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 47. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word to complete the analogy:\ tremulous : trembling :: shining : ___________
    • A. 

      Efflorescence

    • B. 

      Bastion

    • C. 

      Assimilating

    • D. 

      Luminous

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 48. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word to complete the analogy: sly : furtive :: depressing : ___________
    • A. 

      Oppressive

    • B. 

      Antagonism

    • C. 

      Daunting

    • D. 

      Acrid

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 49. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word according to the definition given: Which word best fits the definition, "savagely; aggressively"?
    • A. 

      Cynically

    • B. 

      Truculently

    • C. 

      Malevolently

    • D. 

      Ebullience

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 50. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word according to the definition given: Which word best fits the definition, "sly; surreptitious; underhanded"?
    • A. 

      Indignant

    • B. 

      Fervor

    • C. 

      Furtive

    • D. 

      Malevolently

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 51. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word according to the definition given: Which word best fits the definition, "blossoming; flowering"?
    • A. 

      Bastion

    • B. 

      Ebullience

    • C. 

      Taboo

    • D. 

      Efflorescence

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 52. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word according to the definition given: Which word best fits the definition, "angered by unjust treatment"?
    • A. 

      Indignant

    • B. 

      Impervious

    • C. 

      Tirade

    • D. 

      Rebuke

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 53. 
    Choose the correct vocabulary word according to the definition given: Which word best fits the definition, "in a manner of vicious hatred"?
    • A. 

      Malevolently

    • B. 

      Fervor

    • C. 

      Cynically

    • D. 

      Compelled

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 54. 
    Some of the boys did not break the rules, simply because that was ________ in their former life.
    • A. 

      Bastion

    • B. 

      Taboo

    • C. 

      Acrid

    • D. 

      Tirade

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 55. 
    Piggy acted as though he was ___________ to their brutal comments.
    • A. 

      Furtive

    • B. 

      Compelled

    • C. 

      Assimilating

    • D. 

      Impervious

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 56. 
    Ralph felt ______________ to keep the fire burning at al costs.
    • A. 

      Compelled

    • B. 

      Indignant

    • C. 

      Impervious

    • D. 

      Acrid

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 57. 
    Jack's __________ for finding and killing a pig for meat consumed nearly all his time.
    • A. 

      Rebuke

    • B. 

      Antagonism

    • C. 

      Fervor

    • D. 

      Tirade

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 58. 
    Ralph went on a ___________ when the boys let the fire go out.
    • A. 

      Bastion

    • B. 

      Rebuke

    • C. 

      Fervor

    • D. 

      Tirade

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 59. 
    The novel Lord of the flies was written in?
    • A. 

      Third person limited

    • B. 

      First person

    • C. 

      Third person omniscent

    • D. 

      Second person

  • 60. 
    When simon woke up from his fainting, what part of his body was bleeding?
    • A. 

      Elbows

    • B. 

      Mouth

    • C. 

      Nose

    • D. 

      Knees and elbows

  • 61. 
    Who pushed the Boulder down The hill?
    • A. 

      Rodger

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Maurice

  • 62. 
    The main theme of the novel is what?
    • A. 

      You live and you learn

    • B. 

      History repeats itself

    • C. 

      Civilization vs. Savagery

  • 63. 
    What was wrong when the first ship passes by?
    • A. 

      The boys were asleep

    • B. 

      The fire was out

    • C. 

      The boys were hunting

    • D. 

      It was raining

  • 64. 
    What do the boys use as weapons while on the island?
    • A. 

      Hatchets

    • B. 

      Guns

    • C. 

      The conch

    • D. 

      Sharpened Sticks

  • 65. 
    What time frame is the novel set in?
    • A. 

      The present

    • B. 

      Civil War

    • C. 

      World War II

    • D. 

      Cold War

  • 66. 
    Who represents spirituality and tranquility in the novel?
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Percival

    • D. 

      Simon

  • 67. 
    “What I mean is . . . maybe it’s only us”- SimonWhat did Simon mean by this quote?
    • A. 

      That they themselves were the beasts of the island

    • B. 

      That they were crazy

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 68. 
    Who was the first boy to face his own death?
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Ralph

  • 69. 
    Which of these main characters have red hair?
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Roger

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 70. 
    Ralph is elected chief for all except one of the following reasons:
    • A. 

      He is tall and fair-haired

    • B. 

      He makes a popular impression

    • C. 

      He possesses intellectual superiority

    • D. 

      He has the conch

  • 71. 
    The conch is a symbol of:
    • A. 

      Freedom

    • B. 

      Spirituality

    • C. 

      Authority

    • D. 

      Tyranny

    • E. 

      Death

  • 72. 
    Jack changes from a civilized schoolboy to a(n):
    • A. 

      Insane butcher obsessed with murdering his way to power

    • B. 

      A sadist obsessed with torture

    • C. 

      A clever tyrant obsessed with creating a new form of government

    • D. 

      A savage obsesses with hunting

  • 73. 
    Jack takes the boys to Castle Rock because it is:
    • A. 

      More comfortable than living on the beach

    • B. 

      A better location for tending the signal fire

    • C. 

      A natural fortress

    • D. 

      A place of natural beauty

  • 74. 
    Simon's death represents the death of;
    • A. 

      Poetry and imagination

    • B. 

      Law and order

    • C. 

      Reason and common sense

    • D. 

      Democracy and freedom

  • 75. 
    Jack impales the sow's head on a stick;
    • A. 

      As a warning to Ralph

    • B. 

      To awe his followers

    • C. 

      To establish himself as chief

    • D. 

      As a gift for the beast