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. How does Buford describe those who attack the tank feel in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) Angry.
(b) Mad.
(c) Happy.
(d) Exhilarated.

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

3. How does Buford describe the conditions of stadiums in "Cambridge"?
(a) They are horrible, lack seats, and have overflowing toilets.
(b) They are really unsanitary.
(c) They are very clean.
(d) He likes the smell and atmosphere.

4. 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) It has a one track mindset.
(c) There is a moment of single consciousness.
(d) It operates on many levels.

5. What is the name of the newspaper Buford receives after he goes to St. Edmunds?
(a) The London Times.
(b) The Chronicle.
(c) The AJC.
(d) The Bulldog.

6. Where does Buford wake up at the end of "Bury St. Edmunds"?
(a) In a ditch.
(b) Outside of the pub.
(c) Neil and Dougies apartment.
(d) His hotel.

7. What does the police officer in "Dawes Road, Fulham" hit Buford with?
(a) The dog's chain.
(b) His fist.
(c) A baseball bat.
(d) A night stick.

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

9. What does Buford wonder happens to the crowd when the game goes into overtime without scoring a goal?
(a) Where they go.
(b) How they will react.
(c) If they will dissipate without violence.
(d) What happens to the energy if it is not released by a scored goal.

10. 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) What happens to the energy if it isn't released with a score.
(c) How people keep their energy the entire game.
(d) Why the energy depletes at the end of the game before the riots break out.

11. How many people does Buford mention being injured in Chester in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) 150.
(b) 149.
(c) 1000.
(d) 15.

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

13. What is Buford attempting to explain at the beginning of "Cambridge"?
(a) The way one feels alone in a foreign country.
(b) The feeling of waiting for a goal to be scored.
(c) The organization of the mob.
(d) The way one feels in the mob.

14. 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.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What are the skinheads doing when Buford watches them in "Bury St. Edmunds"?

2. What is DJ's profession?

3. What does Buford realize as he is being hit by the police officer in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

4. What does Buford note about himself and the man he recognizes from the stadium in "Cambridge"?

5. What does Buford say most things in life serve us as in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

(see the answer keys)

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