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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. 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 becomes animalistic.
(c) One is not aware at all.
(d) One is only aware of the present.

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

3. What does Buford note about himself and the man he recognizes from the stadium in "Cambridge"?
(a) He is richer than Buford.
(b) They hate eachother.
(c) They do not speak as they are now individuals.
(d) He is poorer than Buford.

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

5. Who is supposed to be Buford's host for the evening in "Bury St. Edmunds"?
(a) Sammy.
(b) Mick.
(c) Ian.
(d) Neil.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does it mean when a game is a rematch?

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

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

4. Where is the European Championship supposed to be held in the chapter, "Dusseldorf"?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. According to Buford, explain what the crowd is like when waiting for a goal to be scored at a football match.

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

3. What is the story of John Johnstone about in "Dusseldorf"?

4. What happens to end the disco party in "Bury St. Edmunds"?

5. What happens after Robert warns Buford to be careful among the crowd in "Dawes Road, Fulham" when they arrive in Tottenham?

6. What does Buford notice about the skinheads at the disco in "Bury St. Edmunds"?

7. What does Buford say about antisocial behaviors among members of the mob when it goes off in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

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

9. What happens in the Cambridge Millwall game?

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

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