Lord of the Flies Chapter Questions

Questions on Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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Chapters One and Two

What does Ralph use to gather everyone together?

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Chapters One and Two

The conch

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Chapters One and Two

What does Ralph think should be done to attract help?

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Chapters One and Two

A signal fire, for ships to see

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Chapters Three and Four

What is Jack doing while Ralph and Simon are building the shelters?

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Chapters Three and Four

He is trying to hunt, unsuccessfully though, he doesn't kill a pig and blames it on the fact that the pigs can see him.

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Chapters Three and Four

What do Roger and Maurice do to the littluns?

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Chapters Three and Four

Roger kicks a littluns sandcastle and scatters their collection of stones and Maurice does further damage.

Maurice is embarrassed and he goes off, but Roger stalks one of the littleluns on the beach and throws stones at him.

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Chapter Five

What is Simon's theory about the beast?

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Chapter Five

Simon believes that the beast is infact themselves, but nobody takes him seriously.

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Chapter Five

What does Jack do to ease everyone's fear of the beast?

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Chapter Five

Once he has ruined the assembly, him and some of the boys go for a mock hunt. They scream and chant to overcome their fears. A lot differently to how Ralph would handle it.

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Chapter Six and Seven

Who is the new arrival on the island? And what do Sam and Eric mistake him for?

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Chapters Six and Seven

The new arrival on the island is a dead parachutist, that has landed on the mountain. While Sam and Eric are watching the fire they see him rise up as a result of the wind, they mistake him for the beast.

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Chapters Six and Seven

Which boys think they see the beast at the end of chapter seven?

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Chapters Six and Seven

Ralph, Jack and Roger are convinced that they see the beast at the end of chapter seven, after they had gone up the mountain to check.

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Chapters Eight and Nine

What is the 'Lord of the Flies'?

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Chapters Eight and Nine

The 'Lord of the Flies' is actually the sacrificial pig's head on a stick that Jack killed and placed there as an offering for the beast.

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Chapters Eight and Nine

What does Simon discover when he goes to see the beast? And what happens to him when he tries to tell everyone else what he discovered?

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Chapters Eight and Nine

When Simon goes to see the beast he discovers that it is only the dead parachutist. He goes to tell the others but because he is so dishevelled and the rest of the boys are all chanting and mock hunting, things get out of hand and they end up killing Simon.

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Chapters Ten and Eleven

How does Jack use the idea of the beast to control his tribe?

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Chapters Ten and Eleven

Jack tells the boys that the beast can never truly be killed, even though they are leaving some of their kill as an offering he tells them that the beast is unpredictable and may come back. The boys' fear make Jack more powerful.

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Chapters Ten and Eleven

What happens to Piggy when he goes to talk to Jack's tribe?

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Chapters Ten and Eleven

When Piggy and Ralph go to see Jack's tribe, Piggy stands with the conch and asks the whether they'd rather have 'rules and agreement' or 'hunting and killing'. While they are thinking Roger levers a rock off the cliff. It hits Piggy, killing him and destroying the conch.

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Chapter Twelve

Why does Ralph hide in the forest? And how do Jack's tribe know where he is hiding?

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Chapter Eleven

Ralph hides in the forest because he is trying to get away from Jack's tribe, they are planning to hunt him down. They know where he is hiding in the end because the savages make Sam and Eric tell them.

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Comments

keke

I'm sorry to say but I feel the questions are not detailed enough.

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