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  1. 1. Study Guide – Lord of the Flies Test 100 Points Please turn in this study guide before the test – 20 points if completed. Test format: Matching – character quote identification – You will need to choose the character from a list that is described by each quotation given – 10 questions. Try these examples without being given the character. 1. “…something like a great ape was sitting asleep with its head between its knees… and the creature lifted its head, holding toward them the ruin of a face.” ________________ 2. “A thing was crawling out of the forest. It came darkly, uncertainly. The shrill screaming that rose before the beast was like a pain.” ___________________ 3. “The tears began to flow and sobs shook him…[he] wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise, friend…” ____________________ 4. “The hangman’s horror clung around him.” ________________ Matching – you will need to choose the character that matches each description. - 10 questions. Try these examples without being given the character. 1. choir boy next in size to Jack. ______________________ 2. adult who rescues the boy ______________________ 3. “mouse-colored” littlun ____________________________ 4. intellectual _____________________ 5. dark, furtive boy; kills Piggy ______________________ True or False – 44 questions For this section, you will simply have had to read the novel Try these examples for practice. If the statement is true, mark it T; if false, mark it F. 1. ______ The exact location of the island is not made known to the reader. 2. ______ The boy with the mulberry-colored birthmark is the first to introduce the idea of a beast on the island. 3. ______ Ralph becomes quite fond of Simon. 4. ______ Ralph gives Piggy his nickname.
  2. 2. 5. ______ Ralph does not participate in any of the hunts. 6. ______ The “sign which came down from the world of grownups” is a figure in a parachute. 7. ______ The mock hunt involving Robert foreshadows the later tragic death of Simon. 8. ______ Piggy, Sam, and Eric are the ones who remain with Ralph until the end. 9. ______ Mrs. Lehman is the prettiest teacher I know. 10. ______ Simon is the first one to encounter the parachutist. 11. ______ The boys recognize and are honest about what happened to Simon. Multiple Choice – Choose the best answer. - 36 questions 1. The scar which is constantly referred to in the novel is (a) the plane wreckage (b) “the beastie” (c) a result of Tom’s plumbing accident (d) a large rocky area of the island where little grows 2. Jack becomes possessed by the desire to (a) be rescued (b) hunt (c) find shelter (d) kill Simon 3. “Grownups know things…they’d meet and have tea and discuss. Then things ‘ud be all right.” These words are spoken by (a) Simon (b) Ralph (c) Piggy (d) Roger 4. “A taboo was revolving around that word too.” The word referred to by this quotation is (a) beast (b) fear (c) Jack (d) Roger 5. The most natural leader of the young boys is (a) Simon (b) Piggy (c) Jack (d) Ralph