West Side Story Exam

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 116

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West Side Story Quizzes & Trivia

5th graders watched watched West Side Story. After 4 classes and discussion, they take this exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The leader of the Jets was named
    • A. 

      Bernardo

    • B. 

      Tony

    • C. 

      Riff

  • 2. 
    In the song, "America" the Puerto Rican women feel that they are not treated fairly in America and want to go back to Puerto Rico
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which songs are DUETS?
    • A. 

      Somewhere

    • B. 

      Maria

    • C. 

      One Hand One Heart

  • 4. 
    In the song "When Your A Jet", the best way to describe the feelings of the Jets is ________________.
  • 5. 
    The fight conditions of the rumble is
    • A. 

      Knives

    • B. 

      Guns

    • C. 

      Only fists

  • 6. 
    Anita wants Tony to stop the fight because she feels that any fight is bad for the reputation of Puerto Ricans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The music of West Side Story was written by
    • A. 

      Stephen Sondheim

    • B. 

      Leonard Bernstein

    • C. 

      P.Diddy

  • 8. 
    Name 1 way that the song "Tonight" is differently sung, when it is heard before the fight scene.
  • 9. 
    Tony killed Chino because he stabbed his best friend Riff.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    There are many events that led the final scene, but if you were to assign blame for Tony's death, who would you choose and why?  Think about the actions of all the characters and defend your answer in at least 3 sentence stating why you feel that person is responsible.