A View To A Death

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A View To A Death - Quiz

Based on the book the Lord of the flies and specifically concentrating on chapter 9. If you want to test your knowledge on this particular bunch of the book's facts take this quiz and find out how vast your knowledge is.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who first discovers that the beast is actually a dead parachute soldier?
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Piggy

  • 2. 
    What is the "flicker of blue stuff against brown clouds"?
    • A. 

      The parachute of the soldier

    • B. 

      A clear sky behind the storm clouds

    • C. 

      A plane flying over head

    • D. 

      A giant bird

  • 3. 
    What can you infer is the reason that most of the boys go to Jack's party?  
    • A. 

      Because they don't want to swim with Ralph and Piggy

    • B. 

      Because they want to spy for Ralph

    • C. 

      For meat, hunting, pretending to be a tribe, and putting on war paint

    • D. 

      Because they don't have anything else to do

  • 4. 
    What is important about the role the conch plays in the conversation between Jack and Ralph when Jack is asking everyone who will join his tribe?
    • A. 

      It shows that order no longer reigns as how the boys conduct themselves

    • B. 

      It shows that without a way to back up the order (i.e. consequences) that the strongest rule

    • C. 

      It shows that while Ralph is enjoying the way of savagery that his last bit of self-control still seeks democracy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Who was the beast that the boys killed during their chanting and re-enacting dance?
    • A. 

      A littlun

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Ralph

  • 6. 
    What is the importance of Jack saying"Do our dance! Come on! Dance!"?
    • A. 

      It shows that he is using this to overcome his fear of the storm

    • B. 

      It shows that he is trying to ignore Ralph and show off that the other boys have more fun with him

    • C. 

      It shows that he is tired of hunting and wants to play a new game

    • D. 

      It shows that he has come up with a new offering for the beast instead of putting a pig's head on a stick

  • 7. 
    When Ralph and Piggy show up at the party, all of the boys go quiet and stare at them, what happens that makes all the boys laugh and act like normal?  
    • A. 

      Jack welcomes Ralph and gives him a big hug

    • B. 

      Ralph does cart wheels and stands on his head

    • C. 

      Piggy is ran into by the boys cooking meat and is burned

    • D. 

      Ralph bows down to Jack and proclaims him chief of the island

  • 8. 
    Why do the boys dance, chant, and re-enact killing of a pig when the storm starts instead of heading for shelter?  
    • A. 

      They feel safe as a group and killing gives them empowerment that they use as a defense when afraid

    • B. 

      They want to play in the rain and are still hungry for more meat

    • C. 

      It has become a new tradition in Jack's camp so they all do it after eating

    • D. 

      They are preparing for killing the beast because a littlun said it was coming towards them

  • 9. 
    What is the effect of the tide washing away the body on the beach? 
    • A. 

      The body then becomes the new beast

    • B. 

      The body will float to a ship and the boys will be rescued because of it

    • C. 

      The body will not float to the other side of the island and the boys will blame Simon's death on the beast

    • D. 

      It is symbolic of sins being washed away. Out of sight out of mind

  • 10. 
    What happens to the parachutist? 
    • A. 

      His body is carried out to sea by the wind

    • B. 

      The boys bury him to pay their respects

    • C. 

      He falls on one of the huts and the kids run away in their fear

    • D. 

      Jack hangs his body from a tree as a warning to all that cross him

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