Lord of the Flies Test

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Test your knowledge on the novel by William Golding. You will find a series of Multiple Choice Questions, True or False, Short Answer Questions, and essay questions.

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Question 1

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In the beginning of the book, a ______ was found that was later used to summon the littluns.
Answer
  • Blow horn
  • Conch shell
  • A harmful stick
  • A spear

Question 2

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At the beginning of the novel, Jack appears to be the leader/ruler of _____.
Answer
  • A flock of birds
  • A gang of bufallo
  • A caravan of camels
  • A choir of boys

Question 3

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What was the first meal that the boys had on the island?
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Question 4

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Which of the following is one of the rules that Ralph established in the beginning of the novel? Why was this rule made?
Answer
  • The only way someone may speak is if they are holding the conch; to establish order
  • The only people who may start fires are Jack and Simon; to keep from harming the littluns
  • The fire is to be kept on the beach and made by Piggy's glasses; The fire should be close by and made orderly so as not to get out of control
  • No littluns may leave the camp fire after 7:00; to protect the littluns and make them feel safe

Question 5

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_____ says that shelters, not fires, are the most important things that need to be made.
Answer
  • Piggy
  • Everybody but Jack
  • Roger
  • Samneric

Question 6

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In the novel, Ralph most frequently shows _____.
Answer
  • That he's the smartest member amongst the group of boys
  • Logical reasoning, fairness, and kindness
  • The brutal manners of murderers
  • A love for the natural world and an advocation for the conservation of the environment

Question 7

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In the novel, Piggy most frequently shows _____.
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  • Wisdom and impressive intelligence
  • Savageness and inhumanity
  • That he's a moody teenager that likes nobody
  • An Alpha-male mentality

Question 8

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Near the end of the novel, Ralph decides not to sleep by himself in an empty shelter. When he makes this decision, where does he go to sleep?
Answer
  • Castle Rock
  • The Beach
  • One of the huts made by the boys
  • A cave he discovered whilst exploring

Question 9

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Ralph wants fire because _______.
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Answer
  • It will signal for help and it symbolizes hope
  • Fire causes smoke, which causes less fumigation of the island
  • Fire is one of Ralph's secret obsessions
  • Ralph desires the ability to cook food via the use of fire

Question 10

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What is Simon's nickname for the plants of the forest?
Answer
  • The Weeds
  • Candle Buds
  • The Green Stuff
  • Deadly Lettuce

Question 11

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Roger kicks over several sand castles and throws rocks at _______.
Answer
  • The littluns
  • The birds
  • Jack
  • Henry

Question 12

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When Jack and Ralph go to the mountaintop to see the Beast, Jack _______.
Answer
  • Is petrified
  • Confronts and defeats the Beast
  • Hides behind a bush until the Beast is no longer there
  • Tells the Beast "Take Ralph!"

Question 13

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The destruction of the conch symbolizes _______
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  • The destruction of peace
  • The destruction of law and order
  • The destruction of democracy and sanity
  • All of the options are correct

Question 14

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What purpose does the face paint most closely serve for Jack?
Answer
  • The face paint serves as war paint because Jack dislikes all of the boys.
  • The face paint serves as a reminder of civilization.
  • The face paint serves as a mask for Jack and represents his change to savagery.
  • None of the options are right

Question 15

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What is Piggy's role in the mini-society?
Answer
  • To support Ralph and make sure order is maintained amongst the boys
  • To hunt the wild animals so the littluns can be fed
  • To whisper sweet nothings to the littluns at night
  • He's on patrol duty; stays up at night to see if there are any threatening animals

Question 16

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What is Ralph's role in this mini-society?
Answer
  • Make sure Jack does not manipulate the boys
  • To make sure everyone is doing their job
  • Lead the boys and maintain social order
  • All of the options are correct

Question 17

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What does Jack represent?
Answer
  • Pragmatism
  • How people with mental disabilities are given an unfair advantage in the world
  • Jesus
  • The evils of society and anarchy

Question 18

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One of Piggy's medical problems is that he_______.
Answer
  • Has smallpox
  • Has asthma
  • Has one functioning lung which explains his subpar endurance
  • None of the options are correct

Question 19

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Piggy's specs are symbolic of
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  • Cruelty
  • Wisdom and knowledge
  • The environment
  • All of the options are correct

Question 20

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_______________________ is the author of Lord of the Flies.
Answer

Question 21

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How did the boys happen to come to the island?
Answer
  • The plane made an emergency landing
  • The plane crashed because it got shot down
  • The boat they were on started sinking so they had to get on a lifeboat to the nearest island
  • It is not told in the story

Question 22

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Ralph symbolizes_______.
Answer
  • Organized society and moral/ethical behavior
  • Loss of individualism
  • A broken character who doesn't know his purpose
  • None of the options are correct

Question 23

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Who is this? I am the leader of the group, but I embarrassed Piggy by telling the others about his nickname
Answer
  • Jack
  • Simon
  • Rachel
  • Ralph

Question 24

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Who is this? I have asthma. Both my parents are dead. I can't swim.
Answer
  • Jack
  • Ralph
  • Piggy
  • Roger

Question 25

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Whose responsibility is it to maintain the first signal fire?
Answer
  • SamnEric
  • Piggy
  • The littluns
  • The hunters

Question 26

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What powers does Jack attribute to the beast after Simon’s murder?
Answer
  • Enormous strength
  • Immortality and power to change shapes
  • Can fly
  • Telepathy

Question 27

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Where does the beast go during the day, according to one littlun?
Answer
  • Into the ocean
  • Into the air
  • Into the caves near Castle Rock
  • Underground

Question 28

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Who sees the dead parachutist first?
Answer
  • SamnEric
  • Piggy
  • Cody
  • Roger

Question 29

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Which character speaks to the Lord of the Flies?
Answer
  • Simon
  • Piggy
  • Jack
  • Theodore

Question 30

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When Piggy is killed, what else is destroyed?
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Answer
  • The conch shell
  • All hope of rescue
  • The fire
  • The respect the littluns had for Ralph

Question 31

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What does Jack suggest the boys use as the “pig” in their dance-like reenactment of the hunt?
Answer
  • A Boar
  • A middlun
  • A littlun
  • Ralph

Question 32

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What is the boy's home country?

Question 33

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Who kills Piggy?
Answer
  • Andy
  • Roger
  • Simon
  • Jack

Question 34

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Who knocks the Lord of the Flies to the ground?
Answer
  • Jack
  • Ralph
  • Roger
  • Piggy

Question 35

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Who tells Jack where Ralph is hiding?
Answer
  • A littlun
  • Piggy
  • Roger
  • Sam and Eric

Question 36

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How does the book end?
Answer
  • All the boys die on the island
  • Whilst Ralph was really close to dying, he and the rest of the boys are saved by naval officers who saw the fire
  • Jack and Ralph engage in a final duel in which Ralph emerges victorious
  • The book ends on a cliffhanger, with the boys chasing Ralph on the beach

Question 37

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Piggy was soon discovered to be the most ignorant of the boys...
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 38

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Ralph felt their only way to make it out and be successful was in following the rules
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 39

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The littlun with the birthmark is never seen after the fire
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 40

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The other boys enjoy wounding the boar, but Ralph does not.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 41

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At first Jacks enjoys the excitement of hunting, but soon he realizes that the main purpose is to provide meat.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 42

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Ralph thinks the tribe wants to destroy him because he represents sense and order.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 43

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The boys are rescued by the same plane that dropped them on the island
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 44

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The novel suggests that all the problems of society are because of the flaws of human nature (it's ingrained)
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 45

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William Golding based Lord of the Flies on events that really happened.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 46

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The storyline takes place during a war.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 47

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The conch was destroyed with a rock/stone
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 48

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The boys use Piggy's glasses to start the fire
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 49

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The Lord of the Flies says, "What are you doing here all alone? Aren't you afraid of me?"
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 50

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Jack recognizes that the Beast is within each of them.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 51

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Short Answers Answer two out of the four possible options. Answer must be 1-2 paragraphs long. Use examples to prove your point and be concise with your explanations. Use your notebook to answer this question. You have 25 minutes to answer both questions.
Answer
  • How does Jack use the beast to control the other boys?
  • Explain why this quote is significant: "Roger gathered a handful of stones and began to throw them. Yet there was a space round Henry, perhaps six yards in diameter, into which he dare not throw. Here, invisible yet strong, was the taboo of the old life. Round the squatting child was the protection of parents and school and policemen and the law."
  • When speaking of the Beast, Simon says, "What I mean is . . . maybe it’s only us". What does he mean by this?
  • What role do the littluns play in the novel and what could they possibly represent?
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Question 52

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Answer this essay question. You have 45 minutes. Be sure to have an introduction and a conclusion. Use examples and quotes from the novel. You may use your novel doing this. Do not click "Next" until you're done with your essay!
Answer
  • Two major symbols in the novel are the conch shell and The Lord of the Flies. Analyze both of these symbols in terms of how they're perceived by the boys and what they symbolize in the real world.
  • I don't want to do the essay!
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