Lord Of The Flies Unit One (Chapters 1-4)

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Lord Of The Flies Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    How did the boys happen to come to the island?
    • A. 

      They were on a Scout camping trip.

    • B. 

      They were shipwrecked during a sailboat race.

    • C. 

      They were ejected from a flaming airplane.

    • D. 

      They had stolen a boat and were running away from school.

  • 2. 
    What do the boys have that is the symbol of authority in the society they form?
    • A. 

      A conch shell

    • B. 

      A British flag

    • C. 

      A Bible

    • D. 

      A whale's jaw bone

  • 3. 
    What does the reader learn about Jack when he slashed the flowers inches from Simon's face? 
    • A. 

      He is optimistic about their chances for survival.

    • B. 

      He is afraid of snakes.

    • C. 

      He is creative in his thinking.

    • D. 

      His method of dealing with the world is violent.

  • 4. 
    Who are the hunters, and what is their job?
    • A. 

      The littluns; looking for ships and planes

    • B. 

      Samneric; killing dangerous animals

    • C. 

      The choirboys; getting food

    • D. 

      Simon, Piggy, Ralph; governing the boys

  • 5. 
    What does a Little 'Un think he has seen in the forest?
    • A. 

      Adults' footprints

    • B. 

      A snake-thing which he calls a beastie

    • C. 

      A pack of wild dogs

    • D. 

      The skeleton of a large animal

  • 6. 
    How and why do the boys make fire?
    • A. 

      The Little "Uns were afraid of the dark. One of the older boys found some fuel that had leaked from the crashed plane, and carried it to the site in a shell.

    • B. 

      It was a rescue signal. They use Piggy's glasses as a "burning glass."

    • C. 

      The fire was started by lightening. The boys kept it burning.

    • D. 

      They do it for protection from wild animals. One boy had a pack of matches which they use.

  • 7. 
    Why does the boy's plan for rescue fail?
    • A. 

      The ground and wood were wet and the fire would not burn.

    • B. 

      They didn't have a well-thought out plan to control the fire.

    • C. 

      It was foggy and no one could see the signal.

    • D. 

      They were afraid to get close enough to keep the fire going.

  • 8. 
    What kind of a boy is Simon?
    • A. 

      Simon is a loyal and helpful worker. He likes to be alone to think and feel the beauty of the forest.

    • B. 

      Simon is becoming more and more violent. He is losing his sense of civilization.

    • C. 

      Simon is fearful and belligerent. The other boys don't want to be around him.

    • D. 

      Simon is always crying about something

  • 9. 
    How has Jack's personality developed during his stay on the island?
    • A. 

      Jack is developing into an artist and poet.

    • B. 

      Jack is becoming withdrawn and fearful.

    • C. 

      Jack is degenerating from a civilized boy to a primitive, near animal level.

    • D. 

      Jack is emerging as a compassionate and sensitive boy.

  • 10. 
    What causes the hunters, who had promised to keep the fire burning, to neglect it and allow it to go out?
    • A. 

      They become more interested in trying to build a canoe.

    • B. 

      They are becoming more savage, and can only think about hunting.

    • C. 

      They think that the other boys will get over their fear of the dark better if there is no light at all for a few nights.

    • D. 

      They think it is too warm on the island and the fire is only adding to their discomfort

  • 11. 
    How does the boy with the birth mark disappear?
    • A. 

      Roger crushes him with a boulder.

    • B. 

      The other boys kill him with their bare hands.

    • C. 

      A boar gores him.

    • D. 

      He burns to death when the signal fire ignites the forest.

  • 12. 
    Whom does Jack physically assault shortly after he kills his first pig? 
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 13. 
    What is Ralph’s first act upon being elected leader?
    • A. 

      Planning the building of temple to worship the snake-thing

    • B. 

      Naming Roger as his chief advisor

    • C. 

      Naming Simon the leader of the hunters

    • D. 

      Naming Jack the leader of the hunters

  • 14. 
    Which boy treats the littluns with the most kindness?
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Roger

    • D. 

      Maurice

  • 15. 
    Which boy suggests they hold an election to determine who will lead them?
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Roger

    • D. 

      Maurice

  • 16. 
    Which boy would rather hunt than build huts?
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 17. 
    What is the boys’ home country?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      New Zealand

  • 18. 
    What tool or tools do the boys use to make fire?
    • A. 

      A flint and steel

    • B. 

      Ralph’s tinderbox

    • C. 

      Piggy’s glasses

    • D. 

      Matches from the airplane

  • 19. 
     Jack Merridew and his group members of which organization back in England?
    • A. 

      Military school cadets

    • B. 

      Choir

    • C. 

      Chess club

    • D. 

      Football team

  • 20. 
    Ralph's father is what?
    • A. 

      An officer in the English navy

    • B. 

      A pilot in the English air force

    • C. 

      An advisor to Queen Elizabeth

    • D. 

      A painter for the Scottish bank

  • 21. 
     "Samneric" refers to what or whom?
    • A. 

      The island

    • B. 

      The twins

    • C. 

      The Lord of the Flies

    • D. 

      The youngest boys

  • 22. 
    Piggy suffers from what medical condition?
    • A. 

      Lyme disease

    • B. 

      Deafness in one ear

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Poison ivy

  • 23. 
    Ralph uses what to summon the other boys?
    • A. 

      A bell

    • B. 

      A whistle

    • C. 

      A drum

    • D. 

      A conch shell

  • 24. 
    Which of the boys best symbolizes "civilization"?
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Simon

  • 25. 
    Which of the boys best symbolizes "savagery"?
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Simon

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