Among the Thugs Test | Final Test - Hard

Bill Buford
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is supposed to be Buford's host for the evening in "Bury St. Edmunds"?

2. What does the bar Buford goes to in "Bury St. Edmunds" pride themselves on?

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

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

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Buford realize when he is among the crowd in Tottenham in "Dawes Road, Fulham"?

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

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

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

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

6. According to Buford, what happens to the individual among the crowd when the football game begins?

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

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

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Explain the consciousness of the crowd when the moment of violence "goes off." What happens to the individual among the crowd when chaos breaks out?

Essay Topic 2

Explain the feelings of waiting for a goal to be scored during a football match. How does Buford feel as he waits for a scored goal in the chapter "Cambridge"?

Essay Topic 3

Buford does not mention many incidents involving women. Explain the two cases in which women are mentioned and how women might be affected as a whole by the violence and chaos of the football supporter's.

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