Among the Thugs Test | Final Test - Easy

Bill Buford
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Buford say about the generation's use of violence at the end of "Dusseldorf"?
(a) This generation will pass its rituals down to the next.
(b) They do not understand its magnitude.
(c) They care about only themselves.
(d) They use violence to feel because they are a generation that is deadend.

2. What does Buford wonder about the energy of a crowd in football matches in "Cambridge"?
(a) Why the energy rises in the second half.
(b) How people keep their energy the entire game.
(c) Why the energy depletes at the end of the game before the riots break out.
(d) What happens to the energy if it isn't released with a score.

3. Where does DJ have to fly to hurriedly in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) London.
(b) Greece.
(c) Japan.
(d) Italy.

4. What does Buford notice about the crowd at the FA cup match during halftime in "Cambridge"?
(a) They go home since no score has been made.
(b) The crowd breaks down into individuals.
(c) They are disgruntled.
(d) They leave to smoke a cig.

5. Who does Buford say leads a double life of family man and mob supporter in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) Mick.
(b) Neil Watson.
(c) Harry.
(d) Tom Melody.

6. What is DJ's profession?
(a) An ex football player.
(b) A budding photographer.
(c) A bar owner.
(d) A budding choreographer.

7. What does Buford realize as he is being hit by the police officer in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) He is now a supporter and not a journalist.
(b) He wants to go home.
(c) The police are corrupt.
(d) They are crazy.

8. What does Buford say happens to the crowd when the violence "goes off" in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) It is too complex to understand.
(b) There is a moment of single consciousness.
(c) It operates on many levels.
(d) It has a one track mindset.

9. Who does Buford notice fighting a war of sorts against those who go against the nationalism in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) Grimsy.
(b) Mick.
(c) Neil Watson.
(d) Grimsby.

10. Where is the European Championship supposed to be held in the chapter, "Dusseldorf"?
(a) England.
(b) Italy.
(c) Germany.
(d) Spain.

11. What does Buford say about the individual and the conditions of the European football games in "Cambridge"?
(a) You need to be willing to fight for a cause.
(b) The conditions force you to become someone else, part of the crowd.
(c) You have to be really brave.
(d) You need to be strong.

12. Where is Buford walking when he recognizes the man in the stadium in "Cambridge"?
(a) To his hotel.
(b) To a pub.
(c) To his car.
(d) Down the street.

13. Who does Buford mention terrorizing London with his friends and end up killing a person in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) Jon Jonson.
(b) John Johnstone.
(c) Joe Stone.
(d) John John.

14. What does DJ describe in the beginning of "Dusseldorf"?
(a) A young female patient who is picked up by a group of supporters and molested.
(b) A drunk man.
(c) An FA cup final.
(d) Film.

15. How does the crowd feel according to Buford in the first half of the FA Cup match in "Cambridge"?
(a) They are anxious.
(b) They are tense as a score is almost made.
(c) They are angry.
(d) They are drunk and not paying attention.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Dougie do to end the party in "Bury St. Edmunds"?

2. What does the crowd do that makes it become lawless in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

3. What reason does Buford not give as reason that DJ is different than other supporters in "Dusseldorf"?

4. What does Buford say the power of the National Front depends on?

5. Who sneaks past the police with Buford in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

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