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2 Vocabulary Practice Comprehension Quiz Essay Questions Credits

3  For each of the following sentences, you must choose the correct definition for the bold, underlined word. You will be given three answers from which to choose. Click on the answer you think is correct. NEXT

4 “They gang up on one or two, or they rumble each other with their social clubs.” A. To dance wildly in the street B. To engage in a gang fight C. To participate in a quiz bowl NEXT

5 “There just isn’t a whole lot you can say while waiting to get mugged, so I kept my mouth shut.” A. Attacked with intent to rob B. To be handed a hot cup of coffee C. When your mother won’t stop hugging you NEXT

6 “He had an elfish face, with high cheekbones and a pointed chin, small, sharp animal teeth, and ears like a lynx.” A. A wildcat with thick, soft fur, a short tail, and tufted ears B. An infant minx, as in “little minx” C. Small iron rings that make up a fence NEXT

7 “I was smarting and aching and my chest was sore and I was so nervous my hands were shaking and I wanted to start bawling.” A. Playing basketball like a pro B. The sport with pins and a ball with holes for your fingers C. Crying or sobbing loudly NEXT

8 “He’s not as tall as Darry, and he’s a little slimmer, but he has a finely drawn, sensitive face that somehow manages to be reckless and thoughtful at the same time.” A. When you avoid a vehicle accident B. Without care for consequences or danger C. To be put into a horrible situation NEXT

9 “Not unless you’re hurt like Johnny had been that day we found him in the vacant lot.” A. When ants go on vacation B. To be expressionless or blank C. Empty; unoccupied NEXT

10 “’Okay,’ I said nonchalantly, ‘might as well.’” A. Excitedly; very animated B. In an unconcerned manner C. Passionately; perturbed NEXT

11 “She gave him an incredulous look.” A. Doubtful; disbelieving; skeptical B. Understanding and full of care C. Incredible; wonderful NEXT

12 “He was about six feet tall, stocky in build, and very proud of his long rusty-colored sideburns.” A. What you do when you work at the grocery store B. Gooey, like you’re covered in caramel C. Solidly built; sturdy or chubby NEXT

13 “Dally grinned roguishly. ‘I’m never nice.’” A. Deceitfully; mischievously B. Sweet and in a loving manner C. Just like that girl on X-Men with the streak of white hair

14  For each of the following questions, you must choose the correct answer. You will be given three answers from which to choose. Click on the one you think is correct. NEXT

15 Who does Ponyboy think about when he is walking alone and the Socs are following him? A. Darry B. Dallas C. Johnny NEXT

16 What age are most of the gang members? A. Eight to ten years old B. Fourteen to eighteen years old C. Twenty-two to twenty-five years old NEXT

17 Who does Ponyboy think looks like a movie star? A. Sodapop B. Johnny C. Steve Randle NEXT

18 For what is Two-Bit Matthews famous? A. Fixing cars B. Eating four dozen eggs C. Shoplifting NEXT

19 Why doesn’t Ponyboy live with his mom and dad? A. He doesn’t get along with them. B. They died in an auto wreck. C. He chose to live with other relatives. NEXT

20 Which member of the greasers was in jail at ten years old? A. Dallas B. Two-Bit Matthews C. Darry NEXT

21 Who is Soda’s girlfriend? A. Evie B. Sandy C. Sylvia NEXT

22 Who was captain of the football team in school? A. Ponyboy B. Dallas C. Darry NEXT

23 How much does it cost to go to the movies at the drive-in? A. Two dollars B. One dollar C. Twenty-five cents NEXT

24 Who works at the gas station? A. Ponyboy and Darry B. Two-Bit and Dallas C. Steve and Sodapop

25  Think about the questions on the next slide carefully after reading Chapters 1 & 2. You need to write an essay using the following format:  Typed using Times New Roman font; 12 point  One page; double-spaced  One inch margins  Your name only in top right corner; no other heading NEXT

26  Social class refers to a group of people who share the same economic level. The Socs and the greasers represent two social classes. What kinds of things separate the East side from the West side? What do you think Cherry means when she tells Ponyboy that “things are rough all over”? Why is this statement important?

27  All questions and content comes from:  Druffner, Kristen. (2006). Focus on Reading: The Outsiders. Irvine, CA: Saddleback Educational Publishing  All visual animation and graphics come from:  Google images  Microsoft clipart  Music is from:  Itunes: Stevie Wonder: Stay Gold



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