The Outsiders By S.E. Hinton- Chapter One Quiz

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Welcome to the chapter one quiz of the popular coming-of-age novel the Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. If you have read the book, this short questionnaire shouldn't be a problem for you. Let's see how much you remember of the story. Are you ready?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the narrator of The Outsiders?

    • A.

      Dally

    • B.

      Darry

    • C.

      Ponyboy

    • D.

      Two Bit

    Correct Answer
    C. Ponyboy
    Explanation
    Ponyboy is the narrator of The Outsiders because the story is told from his perspective. Throughout the novel, Ponyboy provides insights into the events, characters, and emotions, allowing readers to see the story through his eyes. His narration allows for a deeper understanding of the conflicts and themes explored in the book, making him the central voice and storyteller.

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  • 2. 

    Who lives with Ponyboy?

    • A.

      Darry and Dally

    • B.

      Darry and Two Bit

    • C.

      Sodapop and Steve

    • D.

      Sodapop and Darry

    Correct Answer
    D. Sodapop and Darry
    Explanation
    Ponyboy lives with Sodapop and Darry. This can be inferred from the given options where the correct answer states that Sodapop and Darry are the ones who live with Ponyboy.

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  • 3. 

    How are the greasers and the socs different?

    • A.

      The greasers are rich and the socs are poor

    • B.

      The greasers are poor and the socs are rich

    • C.

      The greasers are girls and the socs are boys

    • D.

      The greasers are boys and the socs are girls

    Correct Answer
    B. The greasers are poor and the socs are rich
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The greasers are poor and the socs are rich." This answer correctly identifies the main difference between the greasers and the socs in terms of their socioeconomic status. The greasers come from lower-income backgrounds and struggle financially, while the socs are from wealthier families and have more privilege and resources. This socioeconomic divide creates tension and conflict between the two groups in the story.

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  • 4. 

    Which character works with Sodapop at the gas station?

    • A.

      Steve Randall

    • B.

      Two Bit Matthews

    • C.

      Dallas Winston

    • D.

      Johnny Cade

    Correct Answer
    A. Steve Randall
    Explanation
    Steve Randall is the character who works with Sodapop at the gas station. This can be inferred from the given options, where the other three characters (Two Bit Matthews, Dallas Winston, and Johnny Cade) are not mentioned to work at the gas station. Therefore, Steve Randall is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    Where was Ponyboy coming from when he got jumped by the socs?

    • A.

      The park

    • B.

      The movies

    • C.

      School

    • D.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    B. The movies
    Explanation
    Ponyboy was coming from the movies when he got jumped by the socs. This is evident from the context of the question, which implies that Ponyboy was ambushed by the socs after leaving a specific location.

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  • 6. 

    This greaser lived in New York and had already been arrested by the age of 10.

    • A.

      Darry

    • B.

      Dally

    • C.

      Two Bit

    • D.

      Steve

    Correct Answer
    B. Dally
    Explanation
    Dally is the correct answer because he fits the description of being a greaser who lived in New York and had a troubled past. The fact that he had already been arrested by the age of 10 shows his involvement in criminal activities from a young age. Dally's rebellious nature and involvement in illegal activities make him a likely candidate for this description.

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  • 7. 

    Greasers were known for

    • A.

      Being poor

    • B.

      Having greaser hair

    • C.

      Carrying switchblades

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of the above" because greasers were known for being poor, having greaser hair, and carrying switchblades. This implies that they were commonly associated with these characteristics or traits.

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  • 8. 

    Which greaser was jumped and badly beaten up by the socs?

    • A.

      Dally

    • B.

      Darry

    • C.

      Steve

    • D.

      Johnny

    Correct Answer
    D. Johnny
    Explanation
    Johnny was jumped and badly beaten up by the socs.

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  • 9. 

    Which statement below is true?

    • A.

      The greasers are from the north and the socs are from the south.

    • B.

      The greasers are from the south and the socs are from the north.

    • C.

      The greasers are from the east and the socs are from the west.

    • D.

      The greasers are from the west and the socs are from the east.

    Correct Answer
    C. The greasers are from the east and the socs are from the west.
  • 10. 

    Who does Sodapop tell Pony he loves at the end of chapter 1?

    • A.

      Darry

    • B.

      Evie

    • C.

      Sandy

    • D.

      Steve

    Correct Answer
    C. Sandy
    Explanation
    Sodapop tells Pony that he loves Sandy at the end of chapter 1.

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