The Musical West Side Story Quiz-3

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The Musical West Side Story Quiz-3 - Quiz

This is a quiz to test your knowledge of the musical West Side Story.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the Puerto Rican gang?

    • A.

      Sharks

    • B.

      Jets

    • C.

      Dogs

    • D.

      Elephants

    • E.

      Fish

    Correct Answer
    B. Jets
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jets. The question asks for the name of a Puerto Rican gang, and out of the given options, Jets is the most likely choice. The other options (Sharks, Dogs, Elephants, Fish) do not typically refer to gangs and are not commonly associated with Puerto Rican gang culture. Jets, on the other hand, is a well-known Puerto Rican gang that has been active for many years.

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  • 2. 

    Who is Bernardo's girlfriend?

    • A.

      Maria

    • B.

      Anybodys

    • C.

      Consuela

    • D.

      Anita

    • E.

      Sharon

    Correct Answer
    D. Anita
    Explanation
    Bernardo's girlfriend is Anita.

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  • 3. 

    Where did the Sharks and the Jets decide to hold their rumble?

    • A.

      Under the highway

    • B.

      In the park

    • C.

      The drug store

    • D.

      Playground

    • E.

      The church

    Correct Answer
    A. Under the highway
    Explanation
    The Sharks and the Jets decided to hold their rumble under the highway.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the leader of the Sharks, the American gang, at the beginning of the movie?

    • A.

      Bernardo

    • B.

      Tony

    • C.

      Riff

    • D.

      Ice

    • E.

      Action

    Correct Answer
    C. Riff
    Explanation
    Riff is the leader of the Sharks, the American gang, at the beginning of the movie.

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  • 5. 

    What place is considered "neutral territory" for the gangs?

    • A.

      Park

    • B.

      Playground

    • C.

      Restaurant

    • D.

      School gym

    • E.

      Church

    Correct Answer
    D. School gym
    Explanation
    The school gym is considered "neutral territory" for the gangs because it is a place where different gangs can come together without any affiliation or ownership. It is a neutral and shared space where conflicts and rivalries are set aside, allowing for peaceful interactions and activities.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following characters die by the end of the movie?

    • A.

      Tony, Maria

    • B.

      Riff, Tony, Bernardo

    • C.

      Anita, Riff, Chino

    • D.

      Riff, Tony, Bernardo, Anita

    • E.

      Anita, Maria

    Correct Answer
    B. Riff, Tony, Bernardo
    Explanation
    In the movie, "West Side Story," the characters Riff, Tony, and Bernardo all die by the end. Riff, who is the leader of the Jets, is killed during a fight with Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks. Tony, who is in love with Maria, accidentally kills Bernardo in a fit of rage and is later shot by Chino, Maria's jilted suitor. Therefore, Riff, Tony, and Bernardo all meet their demise in the movie.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the girl character that wants to be a boy so she can join the Sharks?

    • A.

      Anita

    • B.

      Maria

    • C.

      Consuela

    • D.

      Chita

    • E.

      Anybodys

    Correct Answer
    E. Anybodys
    Explanation
    Anybodys is the correct answer because Anybodys is the name of the girl character who wants to be a boy so she can join the Sharks. This character is known for her tomboyish behavior and her desire to be accepted by the male gang.

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  • 8. 

    Which character's brother is killed?

    • A.

      Anita

    • B.

      Anybodys

    • C.

      Marquesha

    • D.

      Taylor

    • E.

      Maria

    Correct Answer
    E. Maria
    Explanation
    Maria's brother is killed.

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  • 9. 

    Identify the character in the picture.

    • A.

      Bernardo

    • B.

      Tony

    • C.

      Doc

    • D.

      Riff

    • E.

      Action

    Correct Answer
    A. Bernardo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bernardo because the question asks to identify the character in the picture, and out of the given options, Bernardo is the only name mentioned.

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  • 10. 

    Where does Tony die?

    • A.

      Church

    • B.

      Playground

    • C.

      Doc's

    • D.

      The grocery store

    • E.

      Park

    Correct Answer
    B. Playground
    Explanation
    Tony dies in the playground.

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  • 11. 

    Do you think the music in the movie helps to tell the story? How?

  • 12. 

    Do you think the ending made sense and will eventually do some good/ be positive?

  • 13. 

    After the murders took place a guy (Ice) grabs the Jets and brings them into the warehouse. He sings a song entitled "Cool." What is the underlying message of this song?

  • 14. 

    Compare and contrast the Sharks (Puerto Rican gang) and the Jets (American gang).  A few examples of things you may choose to compare/contrast include their clothes, the style of music that they sing, the different styles of dancing each gang uses, etc.

  • 15. 

    Using information from the film, talk about what you think this film had to say about racism.

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