What is Straight Edge? - Definition & Lifestyle


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A person who is straight edge abstains from which of the following (among other things)?

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1. Many straight edge people are involved in their local _____ scene.

2. Among straight edge people, abstinence is meant to be a form of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these quiz questions to make sure you understand what it means to be straight edge. You will be quizzed on the values, actions and identity of this subculture.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you'll see how much you remember about:

  • The community many straight edge people associate with
  • How abstinence is seen within the straight edge community
  • The origin of this group's name

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how abstinence is used within straight edge groups
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the straight edge community and philosophy in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where the term 'straight edge' came from

Additional Learning

You can get a more in depth understanding of this subculture by reading the lesson titled What is Straight Edge? - Definition & Lifestyle. This lesson allows you to explore:

  • The motivating factor for many people to become straight edge
  • Common values within the straight edge community
  • The effect of the internet on the straight edge community