"The Outsiders" Chapter One

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The Outsiders Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz reviews characters and events from chapter 1 of "The Outsiders. "

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    </DIV> Many adutls think that "The Outsiders" is too violent to be taught in a ninth grade class.  View the video and write a short essay about your opinion on whether or not the book should be taught in school and why.  </DIV> </DIV> </DIV> </DIV> </DIV> </DIV> <BR/> </DIV> After you watch the video,  write a short essay about why S.E. Hinton wrote this book in 1967 and how the book would be different if she were writing it today.  
  • 2. 
    Http://www.songarea.com/mc/1/stay_gold_stevie_wonder.html  Click on the link to play the theme song from the movie, "The Outsiders."   If you could choose the theme song, what would it be?  Write about why you chose that song.
  • 3. 
    What are the names of the three brothers?
    • A. 

      Johnny, Sodapop, Darrel

    • B. 

      Ponyboy, Dally, Steve

    • C. 

      Sodapop, Darrel, Ponyboy

  • 4. 
    Who is the actor that Ponyboy admires?
    • A. 

      Robert Redford

    • B. 

      Paul Newman

    • C. 

      Steve McQueen

  • 5. 
    The Socs protect Ponyboy on his way home.
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 6. 
    Check all statements that are true about Ponyboy.
    • A. 

      He has long hair.

    • B. 

      He is the oldest brother in his family.

    • C. 

      He carries a switchblade.

    • D. 

      His parents are dead.

    • E. 

      His life is similar to that of Pip in the book, "Great Expectations."

  • 7. 
    Who do Ponyboy and Sodapop talk about at the end of chapter one?
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