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A STEP BEYOND
TESTS AND ANSWERS
_____ 1. Golding's characters, a group of English schoolboys, find themselves on a tropical island as a result of
A. punishment for criminal behavior
_____ 2. Blown by Piggy, the conch is
A. thrown up on the beach by a sudden storm
_____ 3. The boys' initial reaction to their new environment on the island is
A. fear of the unknown
_____ 4. Ralph is characterized as being
A. handsome, athletic, a natural leader
_____ 5. "I got the conch. I got the right to speak." Who is speaking here?
_____ 6. The "snake" or scar that cuts across the island may suggest
A. an Indian magician's snake at a bazaar
_____ 7. There is irony in the words, "We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages." Who is speaking here?
_____ 8. Jack is characterized as being
A. intelligent and sensitive
_____ 9. Lord of the Flies is told from the point of view of
_____ 10. "Samneric" refers to
A. identical twin boys
B. a green tropical plant used as food
11. Define irony and point out three places where it is used in the novel.
12. Compare Ralph's use of power with Jack's use of power.
13. What does the conch symbolize in the novel? How does the author make us understand its significance?
14. Piggy's glasses and his limited vision are important in the novel. How are they significant, and what theme(s) do they represent?