The Basketball Diaries Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do Jim and friends call the huge rock they jump off of in the Bronx?
(a) Big time.
(b) The huge rock.
(c) The cut.
(d) Climbey.

2. What does Jim check the almanac for when he gets home from school?
(a) Strange weather patterns over New York City.
(b) A horoscope that might indicate how his basketball season will go.
(c) When the next full moon will be.
(d) Any record of fits tossed in one class of thirty people in one half a school day.

3. What does Jim tell the cop is the reason he ran when they approached him in the park?
(a) His friends ran.
(b) He stole some basketballs.
(c) He broke into the Park.
(d) He was scared.

4. Who finds Jim's nickel bag of marijuana?
(a) Jim's mom.
(b) Jim's dad.
(c) Mikey.
(d) Brother G.

5. Who applauds for Jim after he jumps into the Harlem River?
(a) Danny and John.
(b) Some girls swimming nearby.
(c) Sightseers on a boat.
(d) Fat Eddie.

Short Answer Questions

1. What TV show do Willie and Jim make fun of at their party in the woods?

2. Willie goes to the beach to wash what out of his hair?

3. In the spring of 1964, where does Jim spend summer nights alone?

4. Where does Brother G. punish the student in class for cheating?

5. Who does Jim offer a joint to in the winter of 1964?

(see the answer key)

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