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Bill Buford
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Buford wonder about the energy of a crowd in football matches in "Cambridge"?
(a) How people keep their energy the entire game.
(b) Why the energy rises in the second half.
(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.

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

3. What does Buford point out happens among many football matches in "Cambridge"?
(a) Many games end without a score.
(b) No one can drink inside the stadium.
(c) Children are not present at all.
(d) Their is really good food.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does Buford say about the human consciousness as the crowd becomes lawless in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

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

4. What two teams are playing for the FA Cup in "Cambridge"?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Buford say about crowd theories in the middle of "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

2. Describe what DJ, a budding photographer, tells Buford at the beginning of "Dusseldorf."

3. What happens in the Cambridge Millwall game?

4. How does Buford end up at the political disco party hosted by the NF?

5. Describe the duality of Harry's life, the man Buford meets in "Dusseldorf."

6. Describe what members of the NF do when a black player gets the ball in a football match?

7. What does Buford connect to the working class and individuals of the mob in "Dusseldorf"?

8. Explain what the National Front is and what it promotes.

9. According to Buford, how does a crowd react if a goal is never scored?

10. What does Buford specifically mention in "Cambridge" that happens when a score is finally made between the two Glasgow teams?

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