The boy who finds a hiding place in chapter 3 and goes there several times for peace and solitude
The character in the novel most likely to represent the spiritual side of human life is • a. Ralph • b. Percival • c. Piggy • d. Simon • e. the littluns
The boy who throws rocks at littluns and later becomes Jack’s “enforcer” or torturer
at the end of chapter 5, this boy is described as hating Ralph and Piggy and wanting to hurt them, especially Piggy
the boy who tries to tell the other boys the truth about the beast on the mountain
What does the chant “Kill the pig!” come to represent in the novel? • a. the scarcity of pigs • b. the savagery of the boys • c. the viciousness of the beast • d. Piggy’s awkward physical state
The boy who makes rules such as “we won’t have a fire anywhere but on the mountain. Ever.”
What phrase best describes Jack’s leadership? • a. tyrannical and abusive • b. well-intentioned but inept • c. casual and irresponsible • d. weak and wavering
The boy described in chapter 10 as “the chief…sitting there, naked to the waist, his face blocked out in white and red.”
The boy who kills Piggy in chapter 11 • a. Ralph • b. Jack • c. Simon • d. Piggy • e. Roger
The first boy to figure out the truth about “the beast” that “lives” on the mountain top
in chapter 3, this boy helps the littluns get ripe fruit they can’t reach • a. Ralph • b. Jack • c. Simon • d. Piggy • e. Roger
the boy who has a hiding place on the floor of the jungle • a. Ralph • b. Jack • c. Simon • d. Piggy • e. boy with a birthmark
What prediction of Simon’s comes true? • a. Piggy will die. • b. Ralph will get away from the island safely. • c. Jack will become chief of the island. • d. The other boys will become like savages.
the boy who is killed by a stone pushed from a Castle Rock • a. Ralph • b. Jack • c. Simon • d. Piggy • e. boy with a birthmark
the boy who is killed in the center of the dancing ring • a. Ralph • b. Jack • c. Simon • d. Piggy • e. boy with a birthmark
this boy says in chapter 5 that the beast could be within the boys themselves • a. Ralph • b. Jack • c. Simon • d. Piggy • e. Roger
the boy who gives advice but is often ignored or laughed at • a. Ralph • b. Jack • c. Simon • d. Piggy • e. Roger
What is the “scar” mentioned repeatedly in chapter 1? • a. trees blown down by a storm • b. bushes cut down by a pig • c. trees cut down by a crashing plane
From what point of view is the novel told? • a. first-person from Ralph’s point of view • b. third-person from Jack’s point of view • c. third-person by an omniscient narrator • d. first-person from Piggy’s point of view
Throughout the book, what duty does Ralph think is the most important task for the boys to fulfill? • a. building shelters • b. capturing the beast • c. hunting • d. maintaining a signal fire
How are the boys stranded on the island? • a. a boat sinks • b. a bomb kills the adults • c. a plane crashes • d. storm blows their boat off course
What does Piggy imply happened to the smallest boy, who first spoke of a beast on the island? • a. He was killed by a wild pig. • b. He ran away because he was afraid of Jack. • c. He was killed in a fire started by the boys. • d. He escaped from the island.
Why do the boys initially elect Ralph as leader? • a. He was already leader of some of the boys. • b. He was much older than the other boys. • c. He was kind to the littluns. • d. He seemed in control because he blew the conch.
At the beginning of chapter 2, what purpose does Ralph give the conch? • a. whoever is holding it can go hunting • b. whoever is holding it gets the best meat • c. whoever is holding it can speak to the group • d. whoever is holding it must maintain the fire
What feeling does Jack express about hunting? • a. It is dangerous and frightening. • b. It is exciting and vitally important. • c. It is less important than maintaining the signal fire. • d. It will impress the girls.
In chapter 4, what does Ralph see on the horizon? • a. a storm coming towards them • b. smoke rising from a ship • c. a fighter plane coming towards them • d. a cloud from an atomic bomb
What setting is described in this quotation: “This palm trunk lay parallel to the beach, so that when Ralph sat he faced the island but to the boys was a darkish figure against the shimmer of the lagoon.” • a. Castle Rock b. the beach • c. the shelters • d. the place of assembly
Vocabulary • Defined as “to place or come between” • A. interject • B. exclaim • C. interpose • D. tumult
At the end of chapter 4, what happens to Piggy’s glasses? • a. they are stolen • b. they are lost • c. they are used to signal a plane • d. they are broken on one side
From Piggy’s way of speaking in the novel, we can conclude that he is • a. from a wealthy, aristocratic family • b. not particularly intelligent • c. from a less privileged background than the other boys • d. careless and impulsive
What object becomes a symbol for the rule of “law and order” on the island? • a. Piggy’s glasses • b. the ocean • c. the shelters • d. the conch
At the end of the assembly in chapter 5, the boys vote on • a. the existence of ghosts • b. whether or not they are safe on the island • c. who should be chief • d. how they should divide the meat from the hunts
Chapter 6 is titled “Beast from Air” -- what is the “beast from air”? • a. the Lord of the Flies • b. an airplane • c. a fallen parachutist • d. Jack
vocabulary • Defined as “a noisy commotion; uproar”
Who are the first characters who actually “see” the “beast from air”? • a. Simon and Roger • b. Piggy and Simon • c. Jack and Roger • d. Sam and Eric
At the beginning of chapter 7, what does Simon tell Ralph while Ralph is daydreaming? • a. Don’t trust Jack. • b. You’re a good chief. • c. You’ll get back where you came from. • d. You’ll win out over Jack.
What do the boys do to Robert after they lose track of the boar? • a. paint his face and send him into the woods • b. pretend he is the pig, circle him, and pretend to kill him • c. circle him and kill him as if he were the pig • d. put him in charge of the signal fire
vocabulary • If you are nimble, you are • A. quick and alert • B. sluggish • C. boring • D. quiet
In chapter 3 Ralph is frustrated because no one will help him • A. gather fruit • B. build shelters • C. hunt • D. build a boat