The Outsiders Chapter 1 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What happened to Ponyboy's parents?

    • A.

      They are in jail

    • B.

      They are away on business

    • C.

      They were killed in an auto accident

    • D.

      They left the boys and ran off

    Correct Answer
    C. They were killed in an auto accident
    Explanation
    Ponyboy's parents were killed in an auto accident.

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  • 2. 

    What does Ponyboy see following him on his way home?

    • A.

      A red Corvair

    • B.

      A police car

    • C.

      A mean looking Greaser

    • D.

      A Mexican hitchhiker

    Correct Answer
    A. A red Corvair
    Explanation
    Ponyboy sees a red Corvair following him on his way home.

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  • 3. 

    How does Ponyboy describe Soda?

    • A.

      Very smart

    • B.

      Very good looking

    • C.

      Very mean

    • D.

      Very wild

    Correct Answer
    B. Very good looking
    Explanation
    Ponyboy describes Soda as "very good looking."

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  • 4. 

    Why was Johnny scared of his own shadow?

    • A.

      He was young and got moved up a grade in school

    • B.

      He had a high IQ and people made fun of him

    • C.

      He didn't have any friends in the neighborhood

    • D.

      The Socs beat him up and left him in a field

    Correct Answer
    D. The Socs beat him up and left him in a field
  • 5. 

    The Greaser gang came to Ponyboy's rescue before he got hurt.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the Greaser gang did not come to Ponyboy's rescue before he got hurt. In fact, Ponyboy was injured during a fight with the Socs, and it was his friend Johnny who came to his rescue by killing one of the Socs. The Greasers later helped Ponyboy and Johnny hide from the police and escape, but they did not prevent Ponyboy from getting hurt initially.

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  • 6. 

    Darry is Ponyboy's older brother who always yells at him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because it states that Darry is Ponyboy's older brother who always yells at him. This implies that Darry consistently raises his voice towards Ponyboy, indicating a pattern of behavior where he frequently yells at him. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 7. 

    Two-bit Matthews was the oldest of the gang, and he was famous for shoplifting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Two-bit Matthews was famous for shoplifting. Since the statement does not provide any contradictory information or context to suggest otherwise, it can be inferred that the statement is true.

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  • 8. 

    Dallas Winston's nickname was Dally, and he just got out of jail.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Dallas Winston's nickname being Dally and him just getting out of jail suggests that the statement is true. The fact that he has a nickname and has recently been released from jail implies that he has a criminal background or involvement in illegal activities. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 9. 

    Soda was so smart he got moved up a grade at school.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement implies that Soda was moved up a grade at school because he was smart. However, the correct answer is False because the statement does not provide any information or evidence to support the claim that Soda was actually moved up a grade. It only states that he was smart, but being smart does not necessarily guarantee a promotion to a higher grade.

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  • 10. 

    Where was Ponyboy when the story started?

    • A.

      At home

    • B.

      At the movies

    • C.

      At the park

    • D.

      At school

    Correct Answer
    B. At the movies
    Explanation
    The story started with Ponyboy at the movies.

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