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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is angry when Ponyboy gets home from the drive-in late?
(a) Darry.
(b) His mom.
(c) Johnny.
(d) Soda.

2. Why did Ponyboy pass out after the fire?
(a) Dally hit him to put out the flames on his back.
(b) He passes out from shock.
(c) He fell out a window and hit his head.
(d) Someone punches him.

3. What is Darry doing at the hospital to make Ponyboy realize that Darry really does care about him?
(a) Crying.
(b) Paying his doctor bills.
(c) Yelling at Jerry.
(d) Sneaking out of the hospital.

4. What do Johnny and Ponyboy need to get once they get to the church?
(a) A gun.
(b) A phone book.
(c) A bible.
(d) A week's supply of food.

5. According to Dally, where do the cops think Ponyboy and Johnny are headed?
(a) Home.
(b) California.
(c) Texas.
(d) The hospital.

6. What does the Shepherd gang's whistle mean?
(a) "Who's there?"
(b) "All clear."
(c) "Run!"
(d) "The cops are coming!"

7. Dally tries to comfort Johnny by telling him that he doesn't need _____________.
(a) A job.
(b) His parents.
(c) A lawyer.
(d) To finish school.

8. After the fight in the park, what does Johnny tell Ponyboy they need?
(a) An alibi.
(b) A car.
(c) They need to call the police.
(d) Money, a gun, and a plan.

9. What part of town is Ponyboy from?
(a) The East side.
(b) The West side.
(c) The ghetto.
(d) The suburbs.

10. What do the rich kids call Ponyboy and his friends?
(a) Wavers.
(b) Losers.
(c) Greasers.
(d) Nerds.

11. How do Ponyboy and Johnny get to where they are going after leaving Dally's house?
(a) By train.
(b) Dally drives them.
(c) They hitchhike.
(d) They walk.

12. Dally says the greasers have a spy on their side. Who is it?
(a) The teacher.
(b) Soda.
(c) Cherry.
(d) Randy.

13. Who slaps Ponyboy after he says something hurtful to Johnny?
(a) Darry.
(b) Cherry.
(c) Soda.
(d) Two-Bit.

14. What time does Ponyboy have to be home from the drive-in?
(a) Whenever he wants.
(b) Ten o'clock.
(c) By sunset.
(d) Midnight.

15. What are the names of the girls Ponyboy and the greasers meet at the drive-in?
(a) Sandy and Marcia.
(b) Sherri and Marcia.
(c) Jennifer and Mary.
(d) Whitney and Barbara.

Short Answer Questions

1. Cherry says the greasers are more ___________ than the Socs.

2. What is Dallas Winston's nickname?

3. What is Ponyboy doing at the beginning of Chapter 1?

4. What are Cherry and Marcia's boyfriends' names?

5. Who wrote the poem that Ponyboy recites to Johnny?

(see the answer keys)

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