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Whose responsibility is it to maintain the first signal fire? (A) Piggy's(B) The hunters'(C) Sam and Eric's(D) The littluns'

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Whose responsibility is it to maintain the first signal fire? (A) Piggy's(B) The hunters'(C) Sam and Eric's(D) The littluns'

B

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What powers does Jack ascribe to the beast after Simon's murder? (A) Immortality and the power to change shape(B) Telepathy and the power to change shape(C) Immortality and telepathy(D) Enormous strength and murderous cunning

A

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How does the first boy 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.

D

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Who is the first boy to disappear? (A) Piggy(B) Simon(C) Clark(D) A littlun

D

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Where does the beast go during the day, according to one littlun? (A) Into the ocean(B) Into the air(C) Into the fire(D) Into the caves near the Castle Rock

A

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Who sees the dead parachutist first? (A) Ralph(B) Sam and Eric(C) Jack(D) Piggy

B

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Which character speaks to the Lord of the Flies? (A) Phil(B) Ralph(C) Piggy(D) Simon

D

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8

What lures the navy ship to the island? (A) The fire in the jungle(B) The roar of the beast(C) The signal fire(D) The shortwave radio

A

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Whom does Jack strike shortly after his first kill? (A) Ralph(B) Francis(C) Piggy(D) Roger

C

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10

When Piggy is killed, what else is destroyed? (A) The shortwave radio(B) The conch shell(C) The Lord of the Flies(D) The signal fire

B

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What is Ralph's first act upon being elected leader? (A) Planning the building of the signal fire(B) Naming Piggy his chief advisor(C) Naming Simon the leader of the mystics(D) Naming Jack the leader of the hunters

D

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What object does Ralph clutch when he talks about Simon's murder? (A) The sow's head(B) The conch shell(C) Piggy's glasses(D) A spear

B

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13

Who is the only boy to kill someone on the island by himself? (A) Piggy(B) Jack(C) Roger(D) Robert

C

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14

What does Jack suggest the boys use as the "pig" in their dance

like reenactment of the hunt? (A) A littlun(B) Piggy(C) Ralph(D) A real pig

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15

Which boy treats the littluns with the most kindness? (A) Simon(B) Jack(C) Piggy(D) Ralph

A

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Which boy would rather hunt than build huts? (A) Simon(B) Jack(C) Piggy(D) Ralph

B

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Where is Jack's tribe headquarters? (A) Next to Ralph's(B) On the mountain of the beast(C) Deep in the jungle(D) At the Castle Rock

D

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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

C

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What is the boys' home country? (A) England(B) Australia(C) New Zealand(D) Canada

A

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Who kills Piggy? (A) Ralph(B) Roger(C) Sam and Eric(D) Simon

B

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What surrounds Simon's body as it floats into the sea? (A) Sharks(B) Eels(C) A cloud of blood(D) Glowing fish

D

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Who knocks the Lord of the Flies to the ground? (A) Ralph(B) Roger(C) Simon(D) Piggy

A

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On what obstruction does the dead parachutist become tangled? (A) Tree limbs(B) Jagged rocks(C) The roof of the hut(D) The Castle Rock

B

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Who tells Jack where Ralph is hiding in Chapter 12? (A) Simon(B) Roger(C) A littlun(D) Sam and Eric

D

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Which boy does not dance at Jack's first feast? (A) Simon(B) Ralph(C) Piggy(D) Jack

A

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Ralph uses what to summon the other boys?A. a bellB. a whistleC. a fireD. a conch shell

D

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Piggy suffers from what?A. insomniaB. diabetesC. asthmaD. blindness

C

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Jack and his "hunters" are actually what type of group?A. choirB. football teamC. juvenile delinquentsD. military school cadets

A

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The boys are stranded on an island where?A. the Caribbean SeaB. the Indian OceanC. the Pacific OceanD. the North Atlantic

C

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Who identifies the island as part of a Coral Reef?A. RalphB. JackC. PiggyD. Simon

A

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"Samneric" refers to what or whom?A. the islandB. the twinsC. the youngest boysD. the Lord of the Flies

B

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"Creepers" refers to what?A. vinesB. insectsC. wormsD. snakes

A

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Ralph's father is what?A. a cartographer for the Scottish coast guardB. an officer in the English navyC. a pilot in the English air forceD. an advisor to Queen Elizabeth

B

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Piggy's real name is actually what?A. GeraldB. LeslieC. PercivalD. none of the above

D

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Why do Jack and his hunters attack Ralph and Piggy?A. They want to take control over the fire.B. They want to steal Piggy's glasses.C. They want to intimidate them into joining their tribe.D. They want to steal the conch.

B

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What is referred to in the line, "There was lightning and thunder and rain. We was scared!"A. The first day on the islandB. Finding the beastC. Jack and his huntersD. Simon's murder

D

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Which character pretends to be a pig during the chant?EricRogerSimonMaurice

B

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According to Eric, what would be preferable to capture by Jack and his tribe?A. starvationB. capture by the RedsC. facing the beastD. never leaving the jungle

B

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Which character repeats the saying, "Sucks to your ass

mar"?A. JackB. SimonC. RogerD. Ralph

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Who worries that the other boys think that he is insane?A. SimonB. JackC. PercivalD. Piggy

A

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Who hesitates when the boys vote for chief, unsure whether to support Ralph?A. JackB. SimonC. RogerD. Piggy

D

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Ralph considers

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the most important thing on the island.A. the fireB. avoiding the beastC. the conchD. food

A

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Which of the following characters is not held as a prisoner by Jack and his hunters?A. EricB. WilfredC. SamD. Piggy

D

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All of the following are locations on the island except which?A. the volcanoB. the scarC. the lagoonD. Castle Rock

A

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Jack jokes that they could actually kill

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__ in place of a pig during their dance.A. SimonB. a "littlun"C. PiggyD. Ralph

B

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The conch shell can symbolize all of the following except:A. authoritarianismB. orderC. authorityD. democracy

A

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Which of the following characters has the strongest religious sensibility?A. JackB. SamnericC. PiggyD. Simon

D

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Which of the following is a direct Satanic symbol?A. The pig's headB. The spear sharpened at both endsC. The pilotD. Percival

A

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Which event in human history does not have a direct parallel in Lord of the Flies?A. the move away from hunter

gatherer societiesB. the development of private propertyC. the discovery of fireD. the development of government

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Ralph best represents which aspect of human nature?A. intellectB. moral choiceC. spiritualityD. instinct

B

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Which of the following least represents Jack's political philosophy as leader?A. communismB. anarchyC. totalitarianismD. militarism

A

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Which of the following does not represent civilized society?A. fire on the mountainB. Piggy's glassesC. spear sharpened at both endsD. conch shell

C

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The descent from society into barbarism can be seen in all of the following symbols except

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__A. the fire on the mountainB. Jack's clothingC. face paintingD. Piggy's glasses

A

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Piggy is best represented by which of the following objects?A. conch shellB. glassesC. candle

budsD. face paint

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The boys' views of the beast suggest all of the following except

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__A. slothB. fearC. evilD. violence

A

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Ralph symbolizes all of the following except

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__A. moral choiceB. religiosityC. rule of lawD. civilization

B

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The "littluns" best represent which aspect of society?A. the weakB. the intelligentsiaC. the ruling classD. the military

A

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Which of the following is the best implication of the Navy cruiser?A. The Navy cruiser represents human technological progress.B. The Navy cruiser returns the boys to a state of innocence.C. The Navy cruiser is a symbol of the boys' war.D. The Navy cruiser represents Ralph's father.

C

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Which of the following does not represent evil in some form in Lord of the Flies?A. RogerB. JackC. the pig's headD. Samneric

D

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Which character best represents an adult sensibility?A. RogerB. SimonC. PiggyD. Ralph

C

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"There's nothing in it of course. Just a feeling. But you can feel as if you're not hunting, but being hunted, as if something's behind you all the time in the jungle." Which is the best interpretation of this statement?A. Despite the lack of adult authority on the island, the boys cannot hide the consequences of their actions.B. There is an unseen beast on the island that threaten the boys.C. The only real threat to Jack is not another beast but his own suspicion and paranoia.D. Ralph suspects that he is being hunted by Jack and his choir.

C

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Which quote best illustrates Simon's sensibility?A. "His mind was crowded with memories; memories of the knowledge that had come to them when they closed in on the struggling pig, knowledge that they had outwitted a living thing."B. "The greatest ideas are the simplest. Now there was something to be done they worked with passion."C. "He obeyed an instinct that he did not know he possessed and swerved over the open space."D. "Evening was advancing toward the island; the sounds of bright fantastic birds, the bee

sounds, even the crying of the gulls that were returning to their roosts among the square rocks, were fainter."

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Which statement by the Lord of the Flies best relates to Golding's view of the nature of evil?A. "You are a silly little boy, just an ignorant, silly little boy."B. "You're not wanted. Understand? We are going to have fun on the island."C. "You knew, didn't you? I'm part of you?"D. "There isn't anyone to help you. Only me. And I'm the Beast."

C

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Before he dies, Piggy asks "Which is better: to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?" Which of the events of the book does not illustrate this theme?A. A ship passes by the island.B. Simon leaves the others to travel alone in the jungle.C. Ralph and Simon struggle to build the shelters.D. Jack forms his own society apart from Ralph.

B

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"I should have thought that a pack of British boys would have been able to put up a better show than that" relates to which theme of the novel?A. the clash between civilization and savageryB. the nature of evilC. the need for parental authorityD. human instinct

A

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"Grownups know things. They ain't afraid of the dark. They'd meet and have tea and discuss. Then things 'ud be all right." This line deals with all of the following themes except:A. inherent violence in human natureB. fear of the unknownC. sovereign restraint on behaviorD. need for order

A

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Which of the following best illustrates the maxim, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself"?A. the sheltersB. the conch shellC. the pig's headD. the pilot

D

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Based on the events and tone of the novel, which word best describes Golding's approach to humanity?A.skepticalB. cynicalC. hopefulD. idealistic

B

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"These painted savages would go further and further. Then there was that indefinable connection between himself and Jack; who would therefore never let him alone; never." Which interpretation best describes the significance of this quotation?A. Because Jack and Ralph are brothers, they cannot bring themselves to ignore one another.B. Evil and violence will always conquer order and justice, for Jack has no rules or morals he must obey.C. Golding constructs this passage as a definition of good and evil. Jack and Ralph are connected to one another because the "good" Ralph needs "evil" Jack to define him.D. This passage is in part a metaphor. Jack will never let Ralph alone because the evil within Jack is present within Ralph, as well as within all humanity

D

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The death of Simon illustrates all of the following themes except:A. fear of the unknown causes greater danger than the unknown itselfB. violence is a product of one's upbringing in societyC. the boys are the agents of their own destructionD. humans act on violent instincts that they cannot control

B

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What is the best interpretation of Jack's inability to kill the pig at the beginning of the novel?A. The pig escapes because it is more afraid of Jack than Jack is of killing the pig.B. Jack is only an innocent boy who must learn to become violent.C. Power corrupts. Jack will be able to kill as soon as he gains authority over the other boys.D. Jack obeys societal rules and regulations that discourage violence.

D

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Golding uses

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_ several times to illustrate the thin line between man and beast.A. RogerB. SamnericC. PercivalD. Maurice

D

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Which of the following quotations best represents Golding's interpretation of the events of Lord of the Flies?A. "Bathing. That's the only thing to do."B. "Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy."C. "I should have thought that a pack of British boys would have been able to put up a better show than that."D. "Of course we're frightened sometimes but we put up with being frightened. As for the fear

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All of the following demonstrate the theme that human society requires communal effort and consideration except

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__A. tending the fireB. the hunt for the beastC. building the sheltersD. Ralph's rules for the lavatory

B

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The murder of Simon demonstrates Golding's view that human violence is:A. preventableB. learned from experienceC. a quality particular to the BritishD. instinctive

D

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Ralph is elected chief mainly because he possessesA.the conchB. Piggy's backingC. a knifeD. inside knowledge of the island

A

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Jack is the only one whoA. wears a black cloakB. forgets about rescueC. owns a knifeD. is cruel to Piggy

C

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Jack's triumph in capturing the first kill is ruined byA. his regret that Ralph did not accompany themB. letting the signal fire go outC. being wounded by the animalD. the death of one his hunters

B

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Ralph considers giving up his position as chief, but is advised not to byA. SamnericB. PiggyC. JackD. Roger

B

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The "beast on the mountaintop" is actuallyA. a "snake

think"B. a pig's headC. a dead parachutistD. Piggy

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Jack becomes leader of his tribe byA. on open election with the choir backing himB. stealing the conch from RalphC. forcing Roger to join himD. leaving Ralph's group and inviting the others to join him

D

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Moving the fire from the moutaintop to the beach is suggested byA. RalphB. PiggyC. SimonD. Jack

B

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The Lord of the Flies is actuallyA. a pig's headB. a dead parachutistC. JackD. PiggyE. Simon

A

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The only one to actually climb the mountain is daylight and confront the beast isA. JackB. SamnericC. PiggyD. Simon

D

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In the darkness the boys think they are killing the beast but it is actuallyA. SimonB. PiggyC. the littlun with the birthmarkD. a huge sow (female pig)

A

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During the raid Piggy runs to protect (5 points)A. the littlunsB. the conchC. RalphD. Percival

B

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Wilfred is tied up and beaten becauseA. Jack ordered itB. he fell asleep on guard dutyC. he refused to betray RalphD. he let the fire go out

A

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Piggy insists on visiting Jack's tribe toA. start a signal fire on the mountaintipB. join the tribeC. destroy themD. get back his glasses

D

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At this visit Jack orders the capture ofA. SimonB. PiggyC. WilfredD. samneric

D

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A huge rock destroys Piggy along withA. SimonB. his glassesC. the conchD. the sow

C

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If captured Ralph knows his fate will beA. being tied up and beatenB. death

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