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The Outsiders

S. E. Hinton

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1. Who is the second-youngest member of the greasers?

2. In which town is the abandoned church where Ponyboy and Johnny hide out located?

3. In which sport does Ponyboy participate?

4. What is the name of Sodapop’s horse?

5. What does Ponyboy say is visible on both the East Side and the West Side?

6. What book do Johnny and Ponyboy read in the church?

7. Who kills Dally?

8. How does Darry know Paul Holden, his first opponent at the rumble?

9. Who is Randy?

10. Why does Sodapop’s girlfriend Sandy move to Florida?

11. Who is the father of Sandy’s baby?

12. With what does Ponyboy threaten the Socs who approach him outside of the convenience store?

13. How does Ponyboy get a concussion?

14. Which character dies first?

15. Who is Randy’s girlfriend?

16. Which character has movie-star good looks?

17. What is Two-Bit’s most prized possession?

18. How old is Darry?

19. Why are Cherry and Marcia alone at the drive-in?

20. When did Ponyboy’s recurring nightmares begin?

21. What kind of car does Cherry drive?

22. Who bleaches Ponyboy’s hair?

23. How did the Curtis brothers’ parents die?

24. What is Ponyboy’s real name?

25. Where did Dally live right before moving to Ponyboy’s town?

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Eye color important!

by jmm0411, September 02, 2012

Eyes represent the way Ponyboy feels about certain characters! For example Darry has icy blue ices because Ponyboy feels least comfortable with him.

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Good Book!

by harrygirl320, September 13, 2012

For once, I actually recommend really reading this book...its pretty interesting

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The Outsiders

by Shooby698, May 12, 2013

Sodapop kinda acts like there mom.Darry kinda acts like the dad.

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