The Basketball Diaries Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where do Jim and his friends tell Danny's mom they got the basketballs they bring home?
(a) At a basketball game.
(b) At a thrift store.
(c) At a yard sale.
(d) At a church bazaar.

2. How does Jim know Steve Malone?
(a) Steve is a friend of the family.
(b) Steve was his little league coach.
(c) They play on the same basketball courts.
(d) They are neighbors.

3. Who stops Jim in the bushes at Central Park?
(a) Mr. Doolittle.
(b) Two horse-patrol cops.
(c) The school principal.
(d) A tourist asking for directions.

4. Why does Jim punch Larry out in the school trophy room?
(a) Larry dares him to do it.
(b) Larry insists he was reading Time magazine first.
(c) Larry trips him.
(d) Larry makes fun of his hair.

5. Who does Jim go to Staten Island with?
(a) Lefty.
(b) His parents.
(c) Tony and Yogi.
(d) Chris and Willie.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jim think a requirement seems to be for attending Communist Party meetings?

2. What substance does Jim try that he thinks is non-addictive?

3. How does Bobby Blake get into Gussie's Soda Fountain?

4. Who is the kleptomaniac, speed-freak Jim sees on the train to school?

5. What does Jim say the "old cigar chomping Garden regulars" love to see?

(see the answer key)

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