Lord Of The Flies Chapters 5-9

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  • 1. 
    When Ralph calls the meeting in chapter 5 what matters does he plan to address?
    • A. 

      Problems with hunting, shelter and fishing

    • B. 

      Problems with fire, shelter and bathroom issues

    • C. 

      Problems with the pigs, Piggy's glasses, fishing

    • D. 

      Problems with clothing, food and the boat

  • 2. 
    In chapter 5, who is the first to speak of the Beast in the sea?
    • A. 

      Phil

    • B. 

      Roger

    • C. 

      Percival

    • D. 

      Maurice

  • 3. 
    Ch. 5. Who is the first to denounce the power of the conch?
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Roger

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 4. 
    Ch. 5 Who does Ralph chastise for wandering around in the jungle at night?
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Percival

    • D. 

      SamnEric

  • 5. 
    Chp 5. Who recognizes the true nature of the beast on the Island -- that it is just the fear and the evil that exists in all man?
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Simon

  • 6. 
    Chp. 5. Who challenges Ralph's leadership?
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Roger

  • 7. 
    Chap 5. What two boys try to convince Ralph to remain chief?
    • A. 

      SamnEric

    • B. 

      Roger and Jack

    • C. 

      Piggy and Simon

    • D. 

      Grant and Spencer

  • 8. 
    Chp 6. What falls to the Island at night
    • A. 

      A plane

    • B. 

      A bomb

    • C. 

      Supplies

    • D. 

      A dead parachutist

  • 9. 
    Chap 6. Who is tending the fire when the "beast" is discovered
    • A. 

      Samneric

    • B. 

      Roger and Jack

    • C. 

      Maurice and Henry

    • D. 

      Piggy and Simon

  • 10. 
    Chp. 6. What makes the "beast" move?
    • A. 

      The "beast moves" when the wind catches the parachute

    • B. 

      When the gas is released from the bloated, dead parachutist

    • C. 

      When it wakes up

    • D. 

      When Jack moves it

  • 11. 
    Chp 6. What do the boys discover when they get to the end of the Island?
    • A. 

      The plane

    • B. 

      The ship

    • C. 

      They discover a small coral island attached to the other Island by a stone bridge

    • D. 

      An Ancient castle in ruins

  • 12. 
    Chap. 6. Who volunteers to go first to see if the "beast" is dead?
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Samneric

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 13. 
    Chap. 7. What are the boys including Ralph doing at the beginning of the chapter
    • A. 

      Building shelters on Castle Rock

    • B. 

      Planting a garden

    • C. 

      Hunting a pig

    • D. 

      Building an out house

  • 14. 
    Chap. 7 Who plays the pig in the boys' mock pig-killing scene?
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Henry

    • C. 

      Maurice

    • D. 

      Robert

  • 15. 
    Chap 7.  Which boys continue up the mountain and see the "beast"?
    • A. 

      Ralph, Simon and Piggy

    • B. 

      Ralph, Robert, and Roger

    • C. 

      Jack, Ralph and Roger

    • D. 

      Ralph, Jack and Simon

  • 16. 
    Chap. 7. What does the book say the boys saw when they encountered the "beast"?
    • A. 

      "pig's head with flies surrounding it"

    • B. 

      "something like a great ape was sitting asleep with its head between its knees"

    • C. 

      "a pig that walks on its hind legs"

    • D. 

      "a python"

  • 17. 
    Chap. 7 What actually caused the "beast" to move?
    • A. 

      It's hind leg muscles

    • B. 

      A rock falling from the mountain

    • C. 

      When the wind catches the parachute that the dead pilot is strapped to

    • D. 

      One of the littluns

  • 18. 
    Chap 8. Why is the action of the story increasingly taking place in the darkness or in the deep night when?
    • A. 

      The darkness of night symbolizes good

    • B. 

      The action of the play takes place in Alaska

    • C. 

      The darkness of night symbolizes evil

    • D. 

      The darkness of night protects the boys

  • 19. 
    Chap 8. What do the boys offer the "beast" as an offering at Jack's suggestion?
    • A. 

      A littleun

    • B. 

      Fruit in a shell

    • C. 

      Pig's head impaled on a spear

    • D. 

      Piggy's glasses

  • 20. 
    Chap. 8 What does Jack intend to do when he says "sharpen a stick at both ends"?
    • A. 

      To use to impale the dead pig's head on and into the ground

    • B. 

      To use to kill another pig

    • C. 

      To use to catch fish

    • D. 

      To use to build a shelter

  • 21. 
    Chap 8. Where was Simon going when he encounters the pig's head? 
    • A. 

      To the boy's party by the sea

    • B. 

      To the mountaintop to see for himself that the "beast" is not real

    • C. 

      To the mountaintop to find the plane

    • D. 

      To Castle Rock

  • 22. 
    Chap 8. What is the "Lord of the Flies"?
    • A. 

      The castle that was offered to the beast

    • B. 

      The conch that was offered to the 'beast"

    • C. 

      The pig's head that was offered to the "beast"

    • D. 

      Jack

  • 23. 
    Chap. 8. What does Golding mean when the pig's head says,"Fancy thinking the beast was something you could hunt and kill!" 'You knew, didn't you? that I am a part of you."
    • A. 

      That the beast is manifest in the dead parachutist

    • B. 

      That the beast or the evil that is on the Island is really inside the boys. It is their fear that causes them to harm one another. Golding is saying that evil exists in man

    • C. 

      That the beast is a supernatural being that will soon devour all the children

    • D. 

      That they should be even more afraid and fight against each other -- kill or be killed

  • 24. 
    Chap. 8 Why do Jack and the two other bigger boys rush into Ralph and Piggy's camp?
    • A. 

      To have destroy the shelters

    • B. 

      To bring them food

    • C. 

      To steal fire

    • D. 

      To kidnap Piggy

  • 25. 
    Chap 9. After Simon wakes up from passing out by the pig's head, what does he do?
    • A. 

      Runs to tell the other boys that the beast can talk

    • B. 

      Goes up the mountain and discovers that the parachutist is alive

    • C. 

      Goes up the mountain and discovers that the "beast" is actually a dead parachutist

    • D. 

      Throws rocks at the pig's head until it falls off the stick