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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Which character lists the headlines that appears in the papers after the arrests and the raid?
(a) Henry.
(b) Lt. Edwards.
(c) Press.
(d) El Pachuco.

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

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

5. Before leaving, Alice reassures Henry that she believes what?
(a) That their lives will be better.
(b) In the fairness of the courts.
(c) That they will get a fair trial.
(d) In his innocence.

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

7. Who represents the people who learn about life by living it?
(a) Henry and El Pachuco.
(b) Della and Allison.
(c) Rosarita and Jose.
(d) Rafas and Ruby.

8. Other than Henry, what is the name of one of the gang members in prison?
(a) Smiley.
(b) Doc.
(c) Loopy.
(d) Dopey.

9. When George loses he temper when the boys question him, what does he say the organization he works for tries to do?
(a) Wipe out prejudice.
(b) Wipe out bad investigations.
(c) Wipe out bad police officers.
(d) Prevent cover-ups.

10. Where does Henry put his knife?
(a) At Rafas' ear.
(b) At Rafas' throat.
(c) At Rafas' arm.
(d) At Rafas' knee.

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

12. In Act 1, scene 5, what do the questions from the Press hint at?
(a) Beatings.
(b) A frame-up.
(c) Shoddy investigative work.
(d) Prejudice.

13. According to the Press, how many members of Henry's gang are arrested?
(a) Twenty-five.
(b) Twenty-four.
(c) Twenty-three.
(d) Twenty-two.

14. El Pachuco tells Henry that George and Alice are using him for what?
(a) AS a poster boy for injustice.
(b) Their own purposes.
(c) Money.
(d) To get ahead in the world.

15. Before condemning the Chicano community, Edwards says he sees what type of potential in Henry?
(a) Powerful.
(b) Scholastic.
(c) Leadership.
(d) Academic.

Short Answer Questions

1. The type of people Alice and George represent are common at the time of the play, and when else?

2. Alice and George represent well-meaning what?

3. Who represents the people who learn about life by reading about it?

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

5. In Act 1, scene 8, Henry brags that no matter what happens he will do what?

(see the answer keys)

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