Two separate illustrations of an animal head and a fire on a mountain

Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

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Chapter 3 Questions and Answers

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Study Questions
1. What sort of weapon is Jack using to hunt pigs?

2. How does Jack know there is a pig in the creepers ahead of him?

3. How are the boys collecting drinking water?

4. Who helps Ralph with the hut building?

5. How many huts have the boys managed to build?

6. What does Jack claim to feel behind him when he hunts?

7. What does Jack suggest will make him a better hunter?

8. Which boy does Jack view as odd?

9. Where does Simon go in the jungle?

10. When do the candle-buds that Simon sees bloom?

Answers
1. Jack uses a five-foot sharpened stick.

2. Jack found the pig’s fresh droppings.

3. They collect drinking water in coconut shells.

4. Simon helps Ralph build the huts.

5. Simon and Ralph have built two huts.

6. Jack claims to feel “the beastie” behind him.

7. Jack suggests painting his face for camouflage.

8. Jack thinks Simon is odd.

9. Simon goes to a hidden clearing concealed in the jungle.

10. The candle-buds bloom at night under the stars.

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