William Golding Quiz

How much do you know about the author of Lord of the Flies? Take the William Golding quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions on the English novelist, playwright, and poet.

  1. What was Golding's role for Britain during World War II?

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  2. True or False: Golding was present during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day

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  3. Who wrote the foreword to the new edition of Lord of the Flies which honored the 100th anniversary of Golding's birth?

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  4. True or False: Golding was knighted by the Queen of England

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  5. What was the original title of Lord of the Flies?

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  6. In which famous sea battle did Golding participate?

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  7. Which famous band named their debut album after the title of a chapter in Lord of the Flies?

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  8. When was Golding awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature?

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  9. Which famous director named his company "Castle Rock" after the mountaintop fort in Lord of the Flies?

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  10. What was Golding's major in college prior to switching to English Literature?

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