Lord of the Flies “Review Packet” Questions (MASTER LIST)

How did the boys arrive on the island? Their plane got shot down
What is the “scar?” The mark the plane crash made on the island
How did Ralph call the first meeting? By blowing on a conch shell
What are the names of the twins? Sam and Eric
What does Ralph’s dad do? His dad is a commander in the Navy
For whom did Piggy vote as chief? Ralph, although he wanted to be the leader himself
Which three boys explore the island to make sure it is really an island when they arrive? a) Ralphb) Jackc) Simon
The island was roughly _________ shaped boat
What nationality are the boys? British
Why do they need a fire? To signal a potential rescue ship when they see one
What did the boys use to start the fire? The sun focused through Piggy’s glasses
Who is the only one who may interrupt the speaker holding the conch? Ralph; he is the leader
Who is the first boy to die? The boy with the birthmark on his face
Who saw the beast/beastie/snake-like thing? a littlun
Who says again and again the there isn’t a beast? Ralph
Ralph holds a two-fold mission statement. What are the two parts of the statement? 1. Boy=Have fun 2. Growing up= Get rescued
Who Said It? “How do you expect to be rescued if you can’t put first things first and act proper?” Piggy (pg. 45)
Who Said It? “I told you to. I told you to get a list of names!” Ralph (pg. 46)
Who Said It? “We’ll have rules! Lots of rules! Then when anyone breaks em-“ Jack (pg. 33)
What is Jack doing as the chapter opens? Hunting for pigs
Ralph and ________ are building huts. Simon
Why can’t Jack get the pig to stay on his spear? It’s too smooth, and it needs barbs
All the hunters but Jack have gone where? Off hunting, but when they came back, they were swimming and playing
Who helps the littluns get fruit? Simon
At the end of the chapter, where does Simon go? Deep into the forest
Who Said It? “We want meat!” Jack (pg. 51)
Who Said It? “I was talking about smoke! Don’t you want to be rescued? All you think about is pig, pig, pig!” Ralph (pg. 54)
Who Said It? “I thought I might kill.” Jack (pg. 51)
Why have the littluns grown used to stomachaches and chronic diarrhea Because of their eating habits
Who “still felt the ease of wrongdoing?” Maurice
Who was effected by the “taboo of the old life?” The boys
How was Jack “liberated from the shame of self-consciousness?” He painted a mask on his face
Why did the littluns always obey the summons of the conch? Because they saw Ralph as an adult figure, and thus listened to him when he called
Why did Jack want Samneric to get him a coconut? Jack wanted to fill the coconut half way with water so he could see the reflection of his mask; He wanted to see how he looked in the reflection of the water
Why weren’t the boys rescued? The boys weren’t rescued because the hunters were negligent and allowed the fire to go out
Who Said It? “You don’t look half a mess.” Roger (pg. 63)
Who Said It? “They don’t smell me. They see me, I think. Something pink, under the tree.” Jack (pg. 63)
What is “Taken short?” needing to stop what you’re doing and have a bowel movement; to abruptly defecate; to shit
What does Ralph think they ought to do before they let the fire go out? Die
Who scared the littlun by walking around in the jungle at night? Simon
Who are the two littluns who hold the conch and speak about the beast at the assembly? Phil and Percival
Who Said It? “The thing is, we need an assembly.” Ralph (pg. 87)
Who Said It? “Serve you right if something did get you, you useless lot of cry-babies!” Jack (pg. 83)
Who Said It? “Life is… scientific, that’s what it is.” Piggy (pg. 84)
Who Said It? “What I mean is… maybe it’s only us.” Simon (pg. 89)
Who Said It? “What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?” Piggy (pg. 91)
What was the “sign that came down from the world of the grown-ups?” The soldier in the parachute
Who saw the “beast” on top of the mountain? Sam and Eric (Samneric)
What did the boys want to do instead of going to the other side of the island to check the fire? They made a fort and rolled rocks
Who Said It? “I don’t believe in the beast.” Simon (pg. 98)
Who Said It? “We want smoke. And you go wasting your time. You roll rocks.” Ralph (pg. 108)
Who hit the boar with his spear? Ralph
Who got hurt playing the role of the pig? Simon
Who climbed the mountain to look for the beast? a) Ralphb) Jack c) Roger
Who called the first assembly in Chapter 8? Jack
During the assembly, how many voted that Ralph shouldn’t be chief? No one but Jack
On page 104, the hunters get a new name. What is it? “Jack’s Tribe”
The group of boys looked at it with affectionate respect. What was it? The conch shell
Who Said It? “I’m not going to play any longer. Not with you.” Jack (pg. 127)
Who Said It? “I think we ought to climb the mountain.” Simon (pg. 128)
Who Said It? “We’ll hunt and I’m going to be chief.” Jack (pg. 133)
Who Said It? “The head is for the beast, it’s a gift.” Jack (pg. 137)
Who Said It? “I’d like to put on war-paint and be a savage. But we must keep the fire burning.” Ralph (pg. 142)
Who Said It? “Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill.” The Head of the Beast / Simon’s imagination running wild (pg. 143)
Who Said It? “You knew didn’t you? I’m part of you?” The Head of the Beast / Simon’s imagination running wild (pg. 143)
What was the “cannon” that “continued to play” throughout Chapter 9? The thunder of the storm (though symbolically, it could be thought of as the war between the boys on different sides of the island.)
Who sat, like an idol, painted and garlanded, in the center of the lawn? Jack
During the party, evening had come, not with calm beauty, but with the __________________________. threat of violence
At the party, who acted like the pig? Roger
What happened to the parachutist? During the storm the wind filled the parachute so it “filled and moved” the parachutist out to sea where the waves carried him away
Who was killed because the boys thought he was the beast? Simon
What happened to the body on the beach? Simon’s dead body was carried out to sea by the waves on the beach
Who Said It? “Do our dance! Come on! Dance! Jack (pg. 151)
Who Said It? “Let them go. I don’t care.” Jack (pg. 151)
Who Said It? “P’raps we ought to go too…I mean to make sure nothing happens.” Piggy (pg. 148)
What were Samneric doing in the beginning of the chapter? collecting wood
On page 157, what is Ralph frightened of? “Of us;” The boys and what they might do
Who went with Jack to take fire from the others? a) Mauriceb) Roger
Before they were attacked, what did Ralph “desperately pray?” “That the beast would prefer littluns”
Who was Ralph fighting in the dark? Eric
What did Jack take from the others? Piggy’s Glasses
Who Said It? “That was murder.” Ralph (pg. 156)
Who Said It? “We don’t want another night without fire.” Ralph (pg. 162)
Who Said It? “I thought they wanted the conch.” Piggy (pg. 168)
Who “protested out of the heart of civilization?” Samneric
Who killed Piggy? Roger
How did Piggy die? Roger used the lever the savages had made to send a rock down hurling down hitting Piggy in his chin to his knees. The force knocked him off the cliff he was standing on, sending Piggy tumbling 40 feet into the rocks below. His head split open, and a wave washed him out to sea.
Who Said It? “After all, we aren’t savages really, and being rescued isn’t a game.” Ralph (pg. 170)
Who Said It? “”Well, we won’t be painted, because we aren’t savages.” Ralph (pg. 179)
Who Said It? “You’re a beast and a swine and a bloody, bloody thief!” Ralph (pg. 175)
Who Said It? “See? See? That’s what you’ll get! I mean that! There isn’t a tribe for you anymore! The conch is gone-“ Jack (pg. 181)
Who Said It? “Which is better, law and rescue, or hunting and breaking things up?” Ralph (p. 180)
Who was the “savage whose image refused to blend with that ancient picture of a boy in shorts and shirt?” Bill
Why would “bathing [Ralph’s] injuries have to wait?” To make sure that he was safe from Jack and the rest of the savages.
What did Ralph do to “Lord of the Flies?” He hit the skull and knocked it off the stick, breaking it into two pieces.
Who had the “memory of a new and shameful loyalty?” Samneric
Who sharpened a stick on both ends intending to use it on Ralph? How did they try to get Ralph out of the thicket? Roger; by hurting Samneric
Ralph had 3 different strategies for “escaping” the hunters. What were they? a) By climbing a treeb) Burst the line like a boarc) Hide so well that the line would pass him without discovering him
Who Said It? “Nobody killed, I hope? Any dead bodies?” The naval officer (pg. 201)
Who Said It? “They are going to hunt you tomorrow.” Samneric (pg. 188)

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