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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

Lord of the Flies: Boys Will Be Boys Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Lord of the Flies? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why are the boys on the island in the first place?


Their boat sank, and they all swam to the nearest shore
They were on vacation with their parents, but their parents were eaten by lions
Their plane crashed
They were filming an episode of Survivor
Q. What do Ralph and Piggy find on the beach?


A conch shell
A map
A polar bear
Wreckage
Q. Whom do the boys elect as their leader?


Jack
Piggy
Ralph
The polar bear (naturally)
Q. What do the older boys call the younger boys?


Babies
Hooligans
Littluns
Brats
Q. Of what are the children afraid?


A beast
Never being rescued
Going hungry
Getting sunburned
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