Greasers from The Outsiders


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What is the trademark of a Greaser in The Outsiders?

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1. Which side of town do the Greasers live on in The Outsiders?

2. What did Ponyboy learn from Soda's experience with Mickey Mouse in The Outsiders?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The protagonists of The Outsiders belong to a social group called the Greasers. This quiz will ask you questions about the Greasers, including what they look like, where they live and who they fight.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This literature quiz will ask you to:

  • Recognize a Greaser's trademark
  • Know the side of town the Greasers live on
  • Determine what Ponyboy learned from his brother's Mickey Mouse experience
  • Understand why the Greasers fight the Socs
  • Assess what Greasers think makes a fight fair

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the trademark of a Greaser
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the Greasers to determine why they fight the Socs in the novel
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Greasers in The Outsiders

Additional Learning

Check out the related lesson, Greasers from The Outsiders, for more information on this social group from the novel. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Describe the Greaser clothing style
  • Assess the differences between the Greasers and the Socs
  • Understand the Greasers' economic situation and the results of it