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. Why does Buford say this moment of violence is addictive to those in the crowd on "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) To release one's tension is addicting.
(b) It is one of pain that is released in the violence.
(c) It is an extreme need to fulfiill.
(d) It is one of the most pleasureable experiences.

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

3. Who does Buford resume a friendship with in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) Tom Melody.
(b) Grimsby.
(c) Mick.
(d) Neil Watson.

4. How are several people injured in the crowd that celebrates the scored goal at the end of "Cambridge"?
(a) They were shot.
(b) Fights broke out and riots occurred.
(c) Falling down steps.
(d) Bottles were thrown at people.

5. What does Buford say about the first person to cross the line in a crowd in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) The first to cross the line is rarely a leader.
(b) Th first to cross is the youngest.
(c) The first to cross is the leader.
(d) The first to cross will get injured or killed.

6. What does Buford mention happening at another no score game when a goal was finally made in "Cambridge"?
(a) Someone died.
(b) Someone was severely injured.
(c) The crowd uprooted the goal posts.
(d) People celebrated by going to eat dinner.

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

8. Where does Buford meet Neil?
(a) A hotel.
(b) A Cambridge United football match.
(c) A brothel.
(d) A pub.

9. What happens at the game in Hillsborough in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) 95 people are killed because they are crushed to death.
(b) Hundreds are seriously injured.
(c) 1000 people rush the field.
(d) People are burned to death.

10. Who is beaten into unconsciousness and put in a coma for 12 days only to never speak or move again in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) John Johnstone.
(b) Terry Moore.
(c) Neil Watson.
(d) Mick.

11. What does Buford say about the human consciousness as the crowd becomes lawless in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) It is too complex to try to figure out.
(b) The mob is operating as one consciousness.
(c) It operates on many levels continuously.
(d) It has a one track mindset.

12. Who sucked the eyeball out of a policeman's head and bit it off in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) Neil Watson.
(b) Harry.
(c) Jim.
(d) Mick.

13. What does Buford realize about the violence when Sammy stands in front of the group in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) It is a riot.
(b) It is spontaneous.
(c) It is going to go off.
(d) The violence is planned and not spontaneous.

14. What are the skinheads doing when Buford watches them in "Bury St. Edmunds"?
(a) Fighting.
(b) Dancing and jumping up and down.
(c) Chanting.
(d) Eating.

15. What does Buford say the power of the National Front depends on?
(a) The football score.
(b) The mom's of the football players.
(c) The crowd mentality.
(d) The firm leaders.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Buford say happens to the crowd when the violence "goes off" in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

2. What is the animal sound the crowd imitates as a black player gets a ball?

3. What does Buford not mention being a part of the politics of the crowd in "Bury St. Edmunds"?

4. What team does Buford mention tying several games and only winning in the second of third rematch in "Cambridge"?

5. How does Buford describe those who attack the tank feel in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

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