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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Every objection George makes during the trial is what?
(b) Thrown out.
2. Where had the Downeys been causing trouble earlier in the evening?
(a) At the party.
(b) At the grocery store.
(c) At the movie theater.
(d) At the diner.
3. What happened to El Pachuco symbolizes white society's desire to do what?
(a) Make Chicanos fit in with Americans.
(b) Strip Chicanos of their identity.
(c) Leave Chicanos with nothing.
(d) Make Chicanos fight for America.
4. On how many counts are the defendants found guilty?
5. El Pachuco tells Henry that the only way to survive the darkness is to forget what?
(a) The outside world.
(b) His family.
(c) His ambitions.
6. The attitudes of the Judge and the Prosecution are portrayed in such an extreme manner that they can be described as what?
7. What does Henry do when the guard comes in with new and more difficult work assignments?
(a) Gives in.
(c) Asks for reassignment.
(d) Beats the guard up.
8. In Act 1, scene 10, the scene changes from the courtroom to what?
(a) The night of the murder at the dance.
(b) The night of the riots.
(c) The night of the Sleepy Lagoon murder.
(d) The night of the Sleepy Hollow murder.
9. After the verdict, George and Alice promise Henry that there will be what?
(a) A mis-trial.
(b) An appeal.
(c) A reversal.
(d) A re-trial.
10. In Act 1, scene 10, Henry and Della are strolling where?
(a) Down the town square.
(b) In the moonlight.
(c) In a field.
(d) On the beach.
11. The guard beats Henry up and then does what?
(a) Throws him in a cell with others.
(b) Locks him in a closet.
(c) Throws him into solitary confinement.
(d) Takes him to the doctor.
12. When the guard calls out their numbers, what do the boys call out?
(a) Their names.
(b) That they are present.
(c) Their numbers.
(d) Their cell numbers.
13. The story of Henry at the party illustrates his desire to do what?
(a) Have the American dream.
(b) Live the Chicano lifestyle.
(c) Have a family.
(d) Fit into American life.
14. At the end of Act 2, scene 5, El Pachuco takes the audience where?
(a) To the Injustice Riots.
(b) To the Chicano Riots.
(c) To the Pachuco Riots.
(d) To the Zoot Suit Riots.
15. What do George and Alice try to do to Henry when the Judge declares a break in the court proceedings?
(a) Get him new clothes.
(b) Get him to relax.
(c) Comfort him.
(d) Reassure him.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Henry react to George and Alice's actions during the break in the court proceedings?
2. El Pachuco's defiance at the end of Act 2, scene 6, shows that he is what?
3. What does it suggest that the Press plays the prosecution?
4. What good news does George have when he visits the boys after their trial?
5. In Joey's letters the audience is able to see he is falling in love with whom?
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