West Side Story Movie Trivia! Quiz Questions

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West Side Story Movie Trivia! Quiz Questions

West Side Story is a musical from a book written by Arthur Laurents, and it was inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet. The musical examines the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. If Wet Side Story sparks your interest, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the leader of the Jets?
    • A. 

      Maria

    • B. 

      Tony

    • C. 

      Riff

    • D. 

      Ice

  • 2. 
    Who is the composer of West Side Story?
    • A. 

      John Williams

    • B. 

      Leonard Bernstein

    • C. 

      Oscar Hammerstein

    • D. 

      Stephen Sondheim

  • 3. 
    Bernardo kills _________ at the rumble.
  • 4. 
    What classic story is West Side Story based on? 
    • A. 

      Romeo and Juliet

    • B. 

      Tale of Two Cities

    • C. 

      Catcher in the Rye

    • D. 

      The Glass Menagerie

  • 5. 
    In which song go Tony and Maria "pretend" to get married? 
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Maria

    • C. 

      Officer Krupke Song

    • D. 

      One Hand, One Heart

  • 6. 
    Who is Anybody?
    • A. 

      One of the Shark's girlfriends

    • B. 

      A girl that wants to be a Jet

    • C. 

      A neighborhood woman

    • D. 

      A friend of Riff's

    • E. 

      The person who kills Bernardo

  • 7. 
    Who dies in West Side Story?
    • A. 

      Riff

    • B. 

      Riff and Bernardo

    • C. 

      Riff, Bernardo and Tony

    • D. 

      Tony and Maria

    • E. 

      Bernardo

  • 8. 
    How does Bernardo react to seeing Maria with Tony at the dance?
    • A. 

      He is delighted because he secretly hates Chino.

    • B. 

      He does not see them together .

    • C. 

      He does not do anything.

    • D. 

      He runs out of the dance.

    • E. 

      He yells for Tony to stay away from Maria and drags her away.

  • 9. 
    Why was West Side Story considered to be controversial?
    • A. 

      It portrayed an inter-racial couple.

    • B. 

      The story was said to glamorize teenage delinquency .

    • C. 

      Teenagers committing murder was shocking back then.

    • D. 

      All the authority figures in the story were in a sense ineffectual.

    • E. 

      It commented directly on social and race issues in America.

  • 10. 
    Why do the Jets dislike the Sharks?
    • A. 

      Bernardo attacked Tony.

    • B. 

      The Sharks vandalized their houses.

    • C. 

      Riff is jealous of Bernardo.

    • D. 

      They feel they are stealing their territory.

    • E. 

      The Sharks tease them.

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