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"West Side Story" Chapters 1-5 Quiz

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West Side Story Quizzes & Trivia

Mrs. Zaber's Period 1 Class

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the leader of the Sharks?
    • A. 

      Bernardo

    • B. 

      Riff

    • C. 

      Action

    • D. 

      Baby John

  • 2. 
    Where does the story take place?
    • A. 

      West side of Brooklyn

    • B. 

      West side of the Bronx

    • C. 

      West side of Allentown

    • D. 

      West side of Manhattan

  • 3. 
    Who are Schrank and Krupke?
    • A. 

      Members of the Jets

    • B. 

      Members of the Sharks

    • C. 

      Police Officers

    • D. 

      Probation Officers

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      To join the Jets

    • B. 

      To join the Sharks

    • C. 

      A boyfriend

    • D. 

      A child

  • 5. 
    What country did Maria and Bernardo come form?
    • A. 

      Dominican Republic

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Haiti

    • D. 

      Puerto Rico

  • 6. 
    Who did the Sharks jump at the movie theatre?
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Diesel

    • C. 

      Baby John

    • D. 

      Riff

  • 7. 
    Why did Tony quit the Jets?
    • A. 

      To get a job and make his mom happy

    • B. 

      To join another gang

    • C. 

      To impress a girl

    • D. 

      Because he was scared

  • 8. 
    Who was Anita's boyfriend?
    • A. 

      Riff

    • B. 

      Bernardo

    • C. 

      Tony

    • D. 

      Pepe

  • 9. 
    Why didn't Maria like her dress?
    • A. 

      It was an ugly color

    • B. 

      It was an old confirmation dress

    • C. 

      It was too small

    • D. 

      It was stained

  • 10. 
    Who was "Glad Hand"?
    • A. 

      A social worker

    • B. 

      A police officer

    • C. 

      Riff's father

    • D. 

      Maria's boyfriend

  • 11. 
    How did Riff insult the Sharks at the dance?
    • A. 

      He spit at them

    • B. 

      He refused to dance with Anita

    • C. 

      He laughed at their clothes

    • D. 

      He called them a racial slur

  • 12. 
    Who did Tony fall in love with at the dance?
    • A. 

      Anita

    • B. 

      Graziella

    • C. 

      Maria

    • D. 

      Anybodys

  • 13. 
    Where did the Jets and the Sharks decide to meet for their war council?
    • A. 

      The corner of 2nd Street

    • B. 

      The Coffee Pot

    • C. 

      The Candy Store

    • D. 

      Room 121

  • 14. 
    Why did RIff order Anybodys a doughnut?
    • A. 

      Because she was hungry

    • B. 

      To keep her quiet

    • C. 

      To help her gain weight

    • D. 

      To impress her

  • 15. 
    Who was going to represent the Jets and the Sharks?
    • A. 

      Bernardo and Diesel

    • B. 

      Bernardo and Tony

    • C. 

      Pepe and Action

    • D. 

      Pepe and Baby John

  • 16. 
    Where was the fight going to take place?
    • A. 

      Under the highway

    • B. 

      In the park

    • C. 

      At the school

    • D. 

      On the corner

  • 17. 
    What was your favorite part of the book?  Why?
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