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

2. What does Buford begin subscribing to in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) A newspaper.
(b) A news service that reports football violence.
(c) A magazine.
(d) Direct TV.

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

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

5. What does Buford say about the individual and the conditions of the European football games in "Cambridge"?
(a) You need to be strong.
(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 willing to fight for a cause.

6. What does Buford explain at the beginning of "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) What happens when it "goes off."
(b) That he loves European football.
(c) How he is homesick.
(d) What he wants to eat.

7. What happens in Peterborough in "Dusseldorf"?
(a) A mob attacks a family with 2 children.
(b) 150 Derby supporters attack a group of boys and break one's skull.
(c) A mob sets fire to a local orphanage.
(d) A mob sets fire to a local theatre.

8. According to Buford what is the individual aware of in the moment the violence "goes off" in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) One becomes refined.
(b) One is only aware of the present.
(c) One becomes animalistic.
(d) One is not aware at all.

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

10. What does Buford say most things in life serve us as in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?
(a) To take our power.
(b) To keep us balanced.
(c) To show control.
(d) To remind us we are civilized and the world is a net to hold us safely.

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

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

13. What does Dougie do to end the party in "Bury St. Edmunds"?
(a) Shoots a gun.
(b) Throws a stool.
(c) Turns off the lights.
(d) Turns off the music.

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

15. What two teams are playing for the FA Cup in "Cambridge"?
(a) Cambidge and Turin Juventus.
(b) Manchester and Cambridge.
(c) Turin and Manchester.
(d) Cambridge and Millwall.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. Where are Buford and Robert headed in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

4. Where does DJ have to fly to hurriedly in "Dusseldorf"?

5. Who does Buford say crowd theories come from in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

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