Book Quiz: The Outsiders

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the main reason that the Soc's and the Greasers fight all the time?

    • A.

      They dress differently.

    • B.

      They wear their hair in a different style.

    • C.

      They come from different social classes.

    • D.

      They drive different cars.

    Correct Answer
    C. They come from different social classes.
    Explanation
    The main reason that the Soc's and the Greasers fight all the time is because they come from different social classes. The Soc's are wealthy and privileged, while the Greasers are from a lower socio-economic background. This class divide creates tension and resentment between the two groups, leading to constant conflict and fighting.

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  • 2. 

    In which town is the abandoned church where Ponyboy and Johnny hide out located?

    • A.

      Albany

    • B.

      Windrixville

    • C.

      Guthrie

    • D.

      Rochester

    Correct Answer
    B. Windrixville
    Explanation
    Ponyboy and Johnny hide out in an abandoned church located in Windrixville.

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  • 3. 

    What does Ponyboy say is visible on the East Side and The West Side of town?

    • A.

      The library

    • B.

      Tall buildings

    • C.

      The movie theater

    • D.

      Sunsets

    Correct Answer
    D. Sunsets
    Explanation
    Ponyboy says that sunsets are visible on both the East Side and the West Side of town.

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  • 4. 

    How does the fire at the abandoned church start?

    • A.

      From a cigarette

    • B.

      From a wildfire

    • C.

      from a gunshot

    • D.

      From a candle

    Correct Answer
    A. From a cigarette
    Explanation
    The fire at the abandoned church starts from a cigarette. This suggests that someone likely discarded a lit cigarette improperly, causing it to ignite flammable materials in the church and start the fire. Cigarettes are a common cause of accidental fires, as they can easily ignite dry vegetation or other combustible materials if not properly extinguished.

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  • 5. 

    Why were Cherry and Marcia alone at the drive-in?

    • A.

      Their boyfriends walked off with two other girls.

    • B.

      Their boyfriends left because they did not like the movie that was playing.

    • C.

      The girls walked away from their boyfriends when they found out that the boys had alcohol.

    • D.

      The girls decided to go by themselves that day.

    Correct Answer
    C. The girls walked away from their boyfriends when they found out that the boys had alcohol.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the girls walked away from their boyfriends when they found out that the boys had alcohol. This is evident from the information given in the question, where it is stated that Cherry and Marcia were alone at the drive-in because they decided to walk away from their boyfriends when they discovered that the boys had alcohol.

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  • 6. 

    Why does Johnny kill Bob?

    • A.

      He didn't like Bob.

    • B.

      Bob was drowning Ponyboy.

    • C.

      Bob stabbed him.

    • D.

      Bob was trying to rob Johnny's house.

    Correct Answer
    B. Bob was drowning Ponyboy.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Bob was drowning Ponyboy. This suggests that Johnny killed Bob in order to protect Ponyboy from harm. It can be inferred that Johnny felt a sense of loyalty and responsibility towards Ponyboy, which led him to take drastic measures to save his friend's life.

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  • 7. 

    What book do Johnny and Ponyboy read in the church?

    • A.

      Gone With the Wind

    • B.

      Great Expectations

    • C.

      Kidnapped

    • D.

      Hatchet

    Correct Answer
    A. Gone With the Wind
    Explanation
    Johnny and Ponyboy read "Gone With the Wind" in the church.

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  • 8. 

    What were Johnny's last words to Ponyboy?

    • A.

      "Enjoy your life."

    • B.

      "Look out for yourself."

    • C.

      "Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold..."

    • D.

      "Tell my parents not to be afraid."

    Correct Answer
    C. "Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold..."
    Explanation
    In the novel "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton, Johnny's last words to Ponyboy were "Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold..." This phrase holds significant meaning as it refers to a poem that Ponyboy recites to Johnny earlier in the story. The poem talks about holding onto one's innocence and staying true to oneself despite the harshness of the world. By saying "Stay gold," Johnny is encouraging Ponyboy to hold onto his innocence and not let the challenges of life change him. It serves as a reminder to Ponyboy to stay true to his values and not let the hardships of their circumstances tarnish his spirit.

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  • 9. 

    Why the police chase and kill Dallas Winston?

    • A.

      He assaulted a police officer.

    • B.

      He robbed a store with a gun.

    • C.

      He stole a car.

    • D.

      He vandalized the movie theater.

    Correct Answer
    B. He robbed a store with a gun.
    Explanation
    Dallas Winston is chased and killed by the police because he robbed a store with a gun. This action is considered a serious crime as it involves the threat of violence and puts the lives of innocent people at risk. Robbery with a firearm is a dangerous offense that warrants a strong response from law enforcement to protect public safety.

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  • 10. 

    When Ponyboy begins to fail English, his teacher...

    • A.

      Yells at him.

    • B.

      Tells him to stay after school to make up the work.

    • C.

      Gives him a failing grade and makes him take the course again.

    • D.

      Offers him the opportunity to write a composition in order to earn a passing grade.

    Correct Answer
    D. Offers him the opportunity to write a composition in order to earn a passing grade.
  • 11. 

    Write an essay describing why you think Ponyboy told Cherry that "you can see the sunset from both sides of town." Explain your answer.

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