On The Sidewalk Bleeding

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 826

On The Sidewalk Bleeding - Quiz

Quiz on the short story On the Sidewalk Bleeding by Evan Hunter.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What effect does Andy's jacket have on the people who find him in the alley?
  • 2. 
    What is the police officer’s reaction to Andy?
  • 3. 
    Why do you think Andy joined a gang in the first place?
  • 4. 
    Some people feel that Andy got what he deserved in the end.  Try and explain why they might think that.
  • 5. 
    Do you think that Andy deserved to die?  Decide 'yes' or 'no' and then explain your answer.
  • 6. 
    The word 'protagonist' is another word for 'main character'.  Who is the protagonist of the story?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


  • 7. 
    What does Andy do with the last of his strength?
    • A. 

      Asks the cop to help him

    • B. 

      Takes his jacket off

    • C. 

      Hugs Laura

  • 8. 
    A theme is an important idea or issue that is explored in a story.  What are the important ideas in this story? Check the ones below that you think are correct.
    • A. 


    • B. 

      The dangers of being in a gang

    • C. 

      The importance of being true to yourself

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