"West Side Story" Chapters 6-10 Quiz

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West Side Story Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Tony buy for his mother to ease the heat or their apartment?
    • A. 

      A fan

    • B. 

      An air-conditioner

    • C. 

      A swimming pool

    • D. 

      Ice cream

  • 2. 
    What did Baby John buy for the rumble?
    • A. 

      Switchblade

    • B. 

      Gun

    • C. 

      Baseball bat

    • D. 

      Ice-pick

  • 3. 
    What did Tony promise he would do for Maria?
    • A. 

      Buy her jewelry

    • B. 

      Stop her brother Bernardo from fighting

    • C. 

      Ask her parents for her hand in marriage

    • D. 

      Rent an apartment for them to live in

  • 4. 
    What did Riff and Bernardo both hide in their pockets before the rumble?
    • A. 

      Guns

    • B. 

      Knives

    • C. 

      Ice-picks

    • D. 

      Mace

  • 5. 
    Who interrupted the fight between Diesel and Bernardo?
    • A. 

      Baby-John

    • B. 

      Anita

    • C. 

      Tony

    • D. 

      Riff

  • 6. 
    Why did Riff get stabbed by Bernardo?
    • A. 

      He had no weapon to fight with

    • B. 

      He was a poor fighter

    • C. 

      Graziella distracted Riff

    • D. 

      Tony distracted Riff

  • 7. 
    What happened to Bernardo after he killed Riff?
    • A. 

      He was arrested

    • B. 

      He was killed by Tony

    • C. 

      He was killed by Diesel

    • D. 

      He turned his own blade on himself

  • 8. 
    What sound did Maria associate with death?
    • A. 

      Sirens

    • B. 

      Screaming

    • C. 

      Alarms

    • D. 

      Phones Ringing

  • 9. 
    What did Chino find behind the bathtub in Bernardo's apartment?
    • A. 

      A gun

    • B. 

      An engagement ring

    • C. 

      A switchblade

    • D. 

      A plunger

  • 10. 
    What did Maria instruct Tony to do?
    • A. 

      Turn himself into the police

    • B. 

      Lie down and rest

    • C. 

      Find Chino

    • D. 

      Never speak to her again

  • 11. 
    Who did Baby-John call on to help him?
    • A. 

      The police

    • B. 

      His older brother

    • C. 

      Tony

    • D. 

      Super-heroes

  • 12. 
    Who was spying on the Sharks and overheard their plan to kill Tony?
    • A. 

      Baby-John

    • B. 

      Anybodys

    • C. 

      Diesel

    • D. 

      Action

  • 13. 
    Why doesn't Tony want to marry Maria anymore?
    • A. 

      He killed her brother

    • B. 

      He fell in love with someone else

    • C. 

      She already married Chino

    • D. 

      Her parents would not let them get married

  • 14. 
    Why does Maria say that Tony should not die even though Riff and Bernardo did?
    • A. 

      Tony changed his life around and deserves a second chance

    • B. 

      Tony didn't do anything wrong

    • C. 

      Riff and Bernardo were not important to her

  • 15. 
    Where was Maria supposed to meet Tony if she wanted to go away with him?
    • A. 

      The church

    • B. 

      His apartment

    • C. 

      Doc's Pharmacy

    • D. 

      The Bridal Shop

  • 16. 
    Where was Maria taken so she could not meet Tony?
    • A. 

      The police station

    • B. 

      Anita's apartment

    • C. 

      Chino's apartment

    • D. 

      To see her parents and sisters

  • 17. 
    What did A-Rab do to Anita when she went to Doc's Pharmacy?
    • A. 

      Helped her find Doc

    • B. 

      Attacked her

    • C. 

      Told her to leave

    • D. 

      Gave her aspirin for Maria

  • 18. 
    Why was Tony searching for Chino?
    • A. 

      He wanted to apologize for Bernardo's death

    • B. 

      He wanted to kill Chino

    • C. 

      He wanted Chino to kill him

    • D. 

      He was trying to find Maria, who was with Chino

  • 19. 
    Why did Maria want Chino's gun?
    • A. 

      To shoot Chino

    • B. 

      To shoot Anybodys

    • C. 

      To shoot herself

    • D. 

      To shoot Doc

  • 20. 
    This story reminds me of what play by Shakespeare?
  • 21. 
    Did you like the ending of the story?
  • 22. 
    Do you think Maria killed herself in the end?  Why or why not?
  • 23. 
    Gang related violence has been an issue for decades. What can be done to stop gang violence?
  • 24. 
    Baby-John was calling to super-heroes for help, although he was involved in violent gang activity.  What does this say about his age and maturity?  Why do you think children get involved with gangs?
  • 25. 
    If you could change one thing about this story, what would it be?  Why?