Did You Read The Outsiders Chapters 11 & 12?

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  • 1. 

    What was the judge's decision at the end of the hearing?

    • A.

      Ponyboy was acquitted and the case was closed

    • B.

      Ponyboy was sentenced to juvenile detention

    • C.

      Ponyboy was released on probation

    Correct Answer
    A. Ponyboy was acquitted and the case was closed
    Explanation
    The judge's decision at the end of the hearing was to acquit Ponyboy and close the case. This means that Ponyboy was found not guilty of the charges against him and was not held responsible for the alleged offense. The case was officially concluded and no further legal action was taken against Ponyboy.

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  • 2. 

    What did Ponyboy discover inside of Johnny's copy of Gone with the Wind?

    • A.

      He found enough money to run away

    • B.

      He found a key to a save in Johnny's room

    • C.

      He found a letter from Johnny

    Correct Answer
    C. He found a letter from Johnny
    Explanation
    Ponyboy discovered a letter from Johnny inside of Johnny's copy of Gone with the Wind. This suggests that Johnny had written a letter, possibly revealing his thoughts, feelings, or plans, and had hidden it within the book. The letter could provide important insights into Johnny's state of mind and could potentially shed light on his actions and motivations.

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  • 3. 

    What possible court decision worried all the Curties brothers?

    • A.

      They feared he would be sentenced to death

    • B.

      They feared he would have to testify against them

    • C.

      They feared he would be placed in a foster home

    Correct Answer
    C. They feared he would be placed in a foster home
    Explanation
    The possible court decision that worried all the Curties brothers was that their sibling would be placed in a foster home. This suggests that the brothers were concerned about their sibling being separated from them and possibly losing their familial bond.

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  • 4. 

    Why did Soda run out of the Curtis house and head for the park?

    • A.

      He was tired of hearing Darry and Ponyboy argue all the time

    • B.

      He had just gotten the bad news about Johnny's passing

    • C.

      He had not wanted to be a part of the rumble to begin with

    Correct Answer
    A. He was tired of hearing Darry and Ponyboy argue all the time
    Explanation
    Soda ran out of the Curtis house and headed for the park because he was tired of hearing Darry and Ponyboy argue all the time. The constant arguing between his brothers was likely causing stress and tension for Soda, so he decided to remove himself from the situation by going to the park. This suggests that Soda values peace and harmony, and prefers to avoid conflict whenever possible.

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  • 5. 

    What lunchtime activity did the Socs try to blame on the Greasers?

    • A.

      They threw food in the cafeteria and tired to blame the Greasers

    • B.

      They pulled pranks on the students that they tried to pin on the Greasers

    • C.

      They mixed up the faculty mail and tried to blame the Greasers

    Correct Answer
    A. They threw food in the cafeteria and tired to blame the Greasers
    Explanation
    The Socs tried to blame the Greasers for throwing food in the cafeteria. This means that the Socs purposely caused a food fight and then falsely accused the Greasers of being responsible for it.

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  • 6. 

    What disturbing mail did Soda receive?

    • A.

      He received news from the whereabouts of his 'real parents'

    • B.

      He received his letter to Sandy, returned unopened

    • C.

      He received a notice to appear in court to testify against Ponyboy

    Correct Answer
    B. He received his letter to Sandy, returned unopened
    Explanation
    Soda received his letter to Sandy, returned unopened. This suggests that Soda's attempt to reach out to Sandy was rejected or ignored. The fact that the letter was returned unopened implies that Sandy did not want any contact with Soda, which could be quite disturbing for him. It may also indicate that their relationship has ended or that there are unresolved issues between them.

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  • 7. 

    Why did Darry become angry with Ponyboy just as his visitor left?

    • A.

      Ponyboy was smoking in bed

    • B.

      Ponyboy was not being polite

    • C.

      Ponyboy was obviously hiding out

    Correct Answer
    A. Ponyboy was smoking in bed
    Explanation
    Darry became angry with Ponyboy just as his visitor left because Ponyboy was smoking in bed. Smoking in bed is a dangerous and irresponsible behavior that can lead to accidents and harm. Darry, as Ponyboy's older brother and guardian, was likely concerned for Ponyboy's safety and well-being, which is why he became angry with him.

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  • 8. 

    Which Soc stopped by to visit Pony while he was recovering?

    • A.

      Bob

    • B.

      Tim

    • C.

      Randy

    Correct Answer
    C. Randy
    Explanation
    Randy stopped by to visit Pony while he was recovering.

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  • 9. 

    What strange behaviors did Ponyboy start to display after returning to school?

    • A.

      He was absent minded and messed up on all his homework

    • B.

      He was misbehaving because he thought he was untouchable now

    • C.

      He was doing work all the time because he'd gotten so far behind

    Correct Answer
    A. He was absent minded and messed up on all his homework
    Explanation
    After returning to school, Ponyboy started displaying strange behaviors such as being absent-minded and messing up on all his homework. This suggests that he was not able to focus properly and was not performing well academically. It could be a result of the traumatic events he experienced, causing him to be mentally preoccupied and unable to concentrate on his schoolwork.

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  • 10. 

    Where did Ponyboy usually go for lunch on school days?

    • A.

      He went to the school cafeteria because the ladies would give him free food

    • B.

      He was always at the Dairy Queen, because it reminded him of Johnny

    • C.

      He would ride to the neighborhood grocery story with Steve and Two-Bit

    Correct Answer
    C. He would ride to the neighborhood grocery story with Steve and Two-Bit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He would ride to the neighborhood grocery story with Steve and Two-Bit." This is because the answer states that Ponyboy usually went to the neighborhood grocery store with Steve and Two-Bit for lunch on school days.

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