Book Quiz: The Outsiders

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Book Quiz: The Outsiders


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  • 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.

  • 2. 
    In which town is the abandoned church where Ponyboy and Johnny hide out located?
    • A. 

      Albany

    • B. 

      Windrixville

    • C. 

      Guthrie

    • D. 

      Rochester

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 7. 
    What book do Johnny and Ponyboy read in the church?
    • A. 

      Gone With the Wind

    • B. 

      Great Expectations

    • C. 

      Kidnapped

    • D. 

      Hatchet

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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