Trivia: The Outsiders Novel Questions! Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What happened to the Curtis brothers' parents?

    • A.

      They died in a carwreck.

    • B.

      They put the boys up for adoption when they were young.

    • C.

      They are in jail.

    Correct Answer
    A. They died in a carwreck.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the Curtis brothers' parents died in a carwreck. This suggests that the parents were involved in a fatal car accident, resulting in their death.

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  • 2. 

    Who are Ponyboy's brothers?

    • A.

      Steve and Sodapop

    • B.

      Dally and Darry

    • C.

      Darry and Sodapop

    Correct Answer
    C. Darry and Sodapop
    Explanation
    Ponyboy's brothers are Darry and Sodapop.

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  • 3. 

    What is Sodapop like?

    • A.

      A good student, shy, and polite

    • B.

      Good looking, funny, not interested in school

    • C.

      A real jerk with a history of causing trouble

    Correct Answer
    B. Good looking, funny, not interested in school
    Explanation
    Sodapop is described as good looking and funny, which suggests that he has attractive physical features and a sense of humor. Additionally, the statement mentions that he is not interested in school, indicating that he may prioritize other aspects of life over academics. This description implies that Sodapop may be popular and charismatic, but lacks motivation or enthusiasm for educational pursuits.

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  • 4. 

    What is Darry like?

    • A.

      Hardworking and responsible

    • B.

      A troublemaker

    • C.

      A popular Soc

    Correct Answer
    A. Hardworking and responsible
    Explanation
    Darry is described as hardworking and responsible. This suggests that he is diligent and reliable in his actions and duties. He is likely someone who takes his responsibilities seriously and puts in a lot of effort to achieve his goals. This description portrays Darry as a responsible individual who can be trusted to get things done efficiently.

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  • 5. 

    Who is Dally?

    • A.

      Ponyboy's best friend

    • B.

      A hood with a criminal record

    • C.

      The Soc who is killed by Johnny

    Correct Answer
    B. A hood with a criminal record
    Explanation
    Dally is described as a "hood with a criminal record." This implies that he is involved in criminal activities and has a history of breaking the law. The term "hood" suggests that he is part of a gang or involved in delinquent behavior. This characterization highlights Dally's rebellious and troubled nature, which contrasts with Ponyboy's more innocent and naive personality.

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  • 6. 

    Why does Ponyboy run away in the middle of the night?

    • A.

      He finds out he is being sent to a boys home

    • B.

      He wants to hang out with Johnny

    • C.

      Darry shoves him

    Correct Answer
    C. Darry shoves him
    Explanation
    Ponyboy runs away in the middle of the night because he is pushed by his older brother, Darry. This suggests that there is tension and conflict between them, leading Ponyboy to feel the need to escape from his current situation.

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  • 7. 

    Why does Johnny kill Bob?

    • A.

      He is a Soc and Johnny hates the Socs

    • B.

      He is trying to drown Ponyboy

    • C.

      He is drunk and acting stupid

    Correct Answer
    B. He is trying to drown Ponyboy
  • 8. 

    What does Dally give Ponyboy and Johnny to take to Windrixville?

    • A.

      A gun and fifty dollars

    • B.

      A pack of smokes and some bologna

    • C.

      A copy of Gone with the Wind

    Correct Answer
    A. A gun and fifty dollars
    Explanation
    Dally gives Ponyboy and Johnny a gun and fifty dollars to take to Windrixville. This suggests that Dally wants them to be prepared and protected during their journey. The gun can provide them with a sense of security and the fifty dollars can be used for any necessary expenses they may encounter. This shows Dally's concern for their well-being and his understanding of the potential dangers they may face.

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  • 9. 

    Who is spying for the Greasers?

    • A.

      Two Bit Matthews

    • B.

      Cherry Valence

    • C.

      Johnny

    Correct Answer
    B. Cherry Valence
    Explanation
    Cherry Valence is the one spying for the Greasers. Although the question does not provide sufficient context, it is likely referring to the novel "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton. In the book, Cherry Valence is a Soc who befriends the Greasers but secretly provides information to her Soc friends about the Greasers' plans and activities. This betrayal makes her a spy for the Greasers.

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  • 10. 

    How does Johnny feel about Dally?

    • A.

      He idolizes him

    • B.

      He feels sorry for him

    • C.

      He is embarrassed by him.

    Correct Answer
    A. He idolizes him
    Explanation
    Johnny feels a deep admiration and respect for Dally. He looks up to him and sees him as a role model. Johnny sees qualities in Dally that he aspires to have himself, which is why he idolizes him.

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  • 11. 

    What does the doctor say will happen to Johnny?

    • A.

      He will most likely heal after his stay in the hospital

    • B.

      He will have brain damage

    • C.

      He will most likely die

    Correct Answer
    C. He will most likely die
    Explanation
    The doctor predicts that Johnny will most likely die. This suggests that his condition is severe and the medical treatment provided may not be sufficient to save his life.

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  • 12. 

    When Johnny's mother comes to visit, what is his reaction?

    • A.

      He finally realizes that she cares about him after all.

    • B.

      He refuses to see her.

    • C.

      He asks her to come back when Ponyboy is not there.

    Correct Answer
    B. He refuses to see her.
  • 13. 

    Why won't Cherry visit Johnny in the hospital?

    • A.

      He killed her boyfriend.

    • B.

      He is a greaser.

    • C.

      He was rude to her at the movies.

    Correct Answer
    A. He killed her boyfriend.
    Explanation
    Cherry won't visit Johnny in the hospital because he killed her boyfriend. This suggests that Cherry holds a grudge against Johnny for taking the life of someone she cared about. The act of killing her boyfriend has caused Cherry to harbor negative feelings towards Johnny, making it difficult for her to visit him in the hospital.

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  • 14. 

    Who wins the rumble?

    • A.

      The Socs

    • B.

      The Greasers

    • C.

      No one; it is declared a tie.

    Correct Answer
    B. The Greasers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Greasers." This suggests that in the rumble, the Greasers emerge as the winners. It implies that they were able to defeat the Socs and claim victory in the fight.

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  • 15. 

    What are Johnny's last words?

    • A.

      Stay gold Ponyboy. Stay gold.

    • B.

      I love you Ponyboy.

    • C.

      I never meant for this to happen. I'm sorry.

    Correct Answer
    A. Stay gold Ponyboy. Stay gold.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Stay gold Ponyboy. Stay gold." This is because these are the last words spoken by Johnny before he dies. The phrase "Stay gold" is a reference to a poem by Robert Frost, and it represents Johnny's desire for Ponyboy to stay true to himself and not be influenced by the harsh realities of the world. Johnny's last words show his love and concern for Ponyboy, as well as his regret for the events that have unfolded.

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  • 16. 

    What do Johnny's last words mean?

    • A.

      He is sorry for going into the burning building.

    • B.

      He has always considered Ponyboy family.

    • C.

      He wants Ponyboy to stay "good".

    Correct Answer
    C. He wants Ponyboy to stay "good".
    Explanation
    Johnny's last words, "Stay gold, Ponyboy," mean that he wants Ponyboy to remain innocent and pure in a world that is often harsh and cruel. This phrase is taken from a poem that Ponyboy and Johnny read together, which emphasizes the importance of holding onto one's youthful optimism and goodness despite the challenges of life. By saying this, Johnny is expressing his desire for Ponyboy to not be influenced by the violence and negativity that they have experienced, and to continue to be a kind-hearted person.

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  • 17. 

    What ended up happening to Ponyboy in court?

    • A.

      He was sentenced to probation.

    • B.

      He was aquitted.

    • C.

      He was ordered to spend six months in a boys home.

    Correct Answer
    B. He was aquitted.
    Explanation
    Ponyboy was acquitted in court, meaning that he was found not guilty of the charges against him. This implies that there was not enough evidence or proof to convict him of the alleged crime. As a result, Ponyboy was not sentenced to any punishment and was cleared of any wrongdoing.

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