The Outsiders Chapter 1 Quiz

What makes for a real "hood" or criminal? Ponyboy thinks he knows. Do you? Chapter 1 of S.E. Hinton's classic novel for young adults introduces the main rivals and their struggles. Be sure you understand the conflicts between the Socs and the Greasers by taking the quiz over Chapter 1 of The Outsiders from eNotes.

  1. What does Ponyboy like to do by himself?

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  2. What is "Socs" short for?

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  3. Which of the Greasers is a "real" hood, one who has committed actual crimes?

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  4. Ponyboy finds this character impossible to please:

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  5. Which of the following does NOT apply to the Greasers?

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