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A STEP BEYOND

TESTS AND ANSWERS

TEST 1

_____ 1. Golding's characters, a group of English schoolboys, find themselves on a tropical island as a result of

A. punishment for criminal behavior
B. an atomic war
C. a deliberate escape from civilized society

_____ 2. Blown by Piggy, the conch is

A. thrown up on the beach by a sudden storm
B. seized by Jack and blown
C. a symbol of authority, order, and civilization

_____ 3. The boys' initial reaction to their new environment on the island is

A. fear of the unknown
B. indifference because they're too young to react
C. joy over a fantasy come true

_____ 4. Ralph is characterized as being

A. handsome, athletic, a natural leader
B. intellectual, a misfit
C. sensitive, poetic, spiritual

_____ 5. "I got the conch. I got the right to speak." Who is speaking here?

A. Piggy
B. Simon
C. Ralph

_____ 6. The "snake" or scar that cuts across the island may suggest

A. an Indian magician's snake at a bazaar
B. the atomic war that could have preceded the boys' arrival on the island
C. the Snake in Genesis, a reference to the corruption and downfall of man


_____ 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?

A. Jack
B. Piggy
C. Ralph

_____ 8. Jack is characterized as being

A. intelligent and sensitive
B. cruel, a bully, Ralph's chief competitor
C. poetic, religious, sensitive

_____ 9. Lord of the Flies is told from the point of view of

A. Piggy
B. Ralph
C. the omniscient author

_____ 10. "Samneric" refers to

A. identical twin boys

B. a green tropical plant used as food
C. medicine for Piggy's asthma

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?

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