The Outsiders: When Johnny Kills Bob

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

In The Outsiders, why does Johnny carry a switchblade?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. In The Outsiders, why does Bob wear rings on his fingers?

2. In The Outsiders, why does Bob become angry when he sees Ponyboy, Johnny, and Two-Bit walking home after the drive-in movie?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this practice assessment, we're going to look at things like Johnny's switchblade, Bob's rings, and conflict between the Greasers and Socs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked questions about:

  • Why Johnny carries a switchblade
  • Bob's anger after seeing the Greasers
  • The Socs' intentions with Ponyboy
  • Why Bob wears rings
  • The pointless nature of the Greaser/Soc altercations

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of weaponry in The Outsiders
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Johnny, Ponyboy, and Bob after the drive-in
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about who points out the futility of the story's violence and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Whenever you'd like, access our associated lesson. This lesson, The Outsiders: When Johnny Kills Bob, is going to cover the following:

  • Growth of tension between the Greasers and Socs
  • What happens after Bob's death
  • The reason for Bob's death
  • A change in perspective that resulted from Bob's death
Support