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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What British slang word is used throughout the narrative to mean excellent or wonderful?
2. What word used in Chapter 3: “Huts on the Beach” refers to a downward slope of ground?
3. Who suggests at the impromptu meeting in Chapter 6: “Beast from Air,” “Couldn’t we—kind of—stay here? Maybe the beast won’t come near us”?
4. What color are the pig droppings that Jack finds in the forest in Chapter 3: “Huts on the Beach”?
(a) Dark brown.
(b) Solid black.
(c) Olive green.
(d) Reddish brown.
5. What part of his body gives Simon frequent pain as he makes his way through the jungle in Chapter 9: “A View to a Death”?
(a) His back.
(b) His leg.
(c) His arm.
(d) His tongue.
Short Answer Questions
1. After the ritual in Chapter 9: “A View to a Death,” the narrator says, “Along the shoreward edge of the shallows the advancing clearness was full of strange, moonbeam-bodied creatures with” what?
2. When Jack arrives at the huts, Ralph says that his hunters have been back at camp hours ago and have been doing what, in Chapter 3: “Huts on the Beach”?
3. What does Jack say “doesn’t count at this end of the island” in Chapter 9: “A View to a Death”?
4. What does Simon hand to the littluns after they’ve followed him into the forest in Chapter 3: “Huts on the Beach”?
5. What does the word “vicissitude” mean, as used in Chapter 3: “Huts on the Beach”?
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