S. E. Hinton
Summary & Analysis
Important Quotations Explained
Quotes By Theme
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Quotes By Character
Full Book Quiz
Analysis of Major Characters
Themes, Motifs & Symbols
Suggestions for Further Reading
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Full Book Quiz
. Who is the second-youngest member of the greasers?
. In which town is the abandoned church where Ponyboy and Johnny hide out located?
. In which sport does Ponyboy participate?
. What is the name of Sodapop’s horse?
. What does Ponyboy say is visible on both the East Side and the West Side?
. What book do Johnny and Ponyboy read in the church?
How the West Was Won
Gone with the Wind
. Who kills Dally?
Bob and Randy
A drunk driver
. How does Darry know Paul Holden, his first opponent at the rumble?
They played football together in high school.
Paul jumped Darry once.
Paul brought his car to the garage where Darry works.
Darry dated Paul’s sister.
. Who is Randy?
A greaser from an enemy gang
A Soc who refuses to fight in the rumble
One of Ponyboy’s high school teachers
None of the above
. Why does Sodapop’s girlfriend Sandy move to Florida?
To go to college
Because her parents are moving
Because she is wanted by the police
Because she is pregnant
. Who is the father of Sandy’s baby?
It is not revealed.
. With what does Ponyboy threaten the Socs who approach him outside of the convenience store?
A broken pop bottle
An arrest warrant
. How does Ponyboy get a concussion?
A roof beam falls on him during the fire.
A Soc hits him with a lead pipe.
He is kicked in the head during the rumble.
He falls down a staircase in the fire.
. Which character dies first?
. Who is Randy’s girlfriend?
. Which character has movie-star good looks?
. What is Two-Bit’s most prized possession?
His silver-plated .
His black-handled switchblade
His mother’s locket
. How old is Darry?
. Why are Cherry and Marcia alone at the drive-in?
Their boyfriends left because they did not like the movies that were playing.
Their boyfriends walked off with two other girls from their high school.
The girls decided to go out by themselves that day.
The girls walked away from their boyfriends when they found out their boyfriends had booze.
. When did Ponyboy’s recurring nightmares begin?
The night of his parents’ funeral
The night Johnny killed Bob
The night he found out Sodapop was dropping out of school
The night he met Cherry Valance
. What kind of car does Cherry drive?
. Who bleaches Ponyboy’s hair?
. How did the Curtis brothers’ parents die?
In a car accident
In a roller-coaster accident
In a boating accident
In a horse-riding accident
. What is Ponyboy’s real name?
. Where did Dally live right before moving to Ponyboy’s town?
Context Quick Quiz
Ponyboy Curtis: Character Analysis
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