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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the sound that is blaring at the beginning of Act 1, scene ii?
(a) Beat boxes.
(b) Car horns.
(c) Sirens.
(d) Music.

2. What does El Pachuco do when Henry's mother and father leave?
(a) Give an aside.
(b) Sing.
(c) Cry.
(d) Dance.

3. The tension is between the Chicanos and what other ethnic group?
(a) Whites.
(b) Middle Easterners.
(c) Blacks.
(d) Asians.

4. Who beats Henry into unconsciousness?
(a) Kingsly.
(b) Edwards.
(c) Smith.
(d) Townsly.

5. What is the role of El Pachuco at the beginning of Act 1, scene iii?
(a) A commentator.
(b) The narrator.
(c) Henry's conscience.
(d) Henry's confidante.

6. What do Rafas and Henry pull out during the fight?
(a) Butcher knives.
(b) Switchblades.
(c) Whips.
(d) Guns.

7. What type of trial does George tell the boys they will face?
(a) A media trial.
(b) A rigged trial.
(c) A mass trial.
(d) A prejudiced trial.

8. What is the name of Henry's father?
(a) Jesus.
(b) Juan.
(c) Enrique.
(d) Carlos.

9. Where does Act 1, scene iii take place?
(a) At a trial.
(b) At a police station.
(c) In a courthouse.
(d) In jail.

10. What is name of the rival gang that appears in Act 1, scene i?
(a) Sourtenos.
(b) Easts.
(c) Wests.
(d) Downeys.

11. Why does El Pachuco think Henry's idea of fighting in the military is ridiculous?
(a) Because he isn't allowed to vote.
(b) Because he isn't allowed to be a citizen.
(c) Because the country doesn't treat him like a proper citizen.
(d) Because law enforcement don't like him.

12. Alice and George represent well-meaning what?
(a) Intellectual social engagers.
(b) Intellectual conservatives.
(c) Intellectual leftists.
(d) Intellectual rightists.

13. What job does Alice say she has?
(a) Lawyer.
(b) Public defender.
(c) Social activist.
(d) Immigration lawyer.

14. Who stops the action in the play when Henry and Rafas pull out their weapons?
(a) George.
(b) El Pachuco.
(c) The police.
(d) Henry.

15. According to El Pachuco, what era of the Chicanos wanted to live the powerful pachuco dream?
(a) 20s.
(b) 50s.
(c) 40s.
(d) 30s.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the technique called that exposes flaws by making them extreme?

2. What is Henry going to learn the extent of in the courtroom?

3. According to the Press, how many members of Henry's gang are arrested?

4. How is a zoot suit cut?

5. What is the name of Henry's mother?

(see the answer keys)

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