Important Quotes from The Outsiders


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In The Outsiders Ponyboy states that ''Greasers can't walk home alone'' because:

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1. In The Outsiders, what does Ponyboy realize about fighting during the rumble?

2. In The Outsiders, Ponyboy says, ''Maybe the two different worlds we lived in weren't so different. We saw the same sunset.'' Who is he referring to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is a simple way to see how well you remember important quotes from The Outsiders. You'll also be tested on related plot points and the significance of the quotes in question.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll have the chance to prove your fluency in the following aspects of The Outsiders:

  • Why Ponyboy states that 'Greasers can't walk home alone'
  • What Ponyboy realizes about fighting in the course of the rumble
  • Who Ponyboy is referring to by saying, 'Maybe the two different worlds we lived in weren't so different. We saw the same sunset.'
  • What Ponyboy is talking about when he says, 'I felt the tension growing inside of me and I knew something had to happen or I would explode.'
  • What Johnny means when he says that Ponyboy is 'gold'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important details from the lesson on the plot of The Outsiders in order to put quotations in context
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about the significance of various quotes from The Outsiders and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characters in The Outsiders

Additional Learning

To examine the novel further, you can check out the accompanying lesson, Important Quotes from The Outsiders. This lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Describe theme
  • Familiarize yourself with quotes involving gang violence in The Outsiders
  • Explore quotes relating to society and class in The Outsiders
  • Flesh out quotations dealing with identity in the novel