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S.E. Hinton

Who is the author?

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Where was S.E. Hinton born?

Susan Eloise Hinton

What is the author's real name?

neither

was the author a greaser, soc, or neither?

the beating of one of her greaser friends

What inspired Hinton to write The Outsiders?

University of Tulsa

Where did the author go to college?

died in a car accident

What happened to the Curtis' brothers parents?

22

number of socs at rumble

20

number of greasers at rumble

gives steve money

How does Steve's father make up for his bursts of anger toward Steve?

he is in the reformatory

Why doesn't Curly Shepard attend the rumble

17

How old is Steve Randle?

another thing that Sodapop loves and loses

What does the horse represent?

Mickey Mouse

What is the name of Soda's old horse?

the book- Gone With The Wind

What does Pony Boy send Two Bit out to buy while they are at hospital visiting Johnny?

Tasty Freeze

place they go to lunch

He broke into a liquor store

What crime did Curly Shepard commit that landed him in the reformatory?

the Reader's Digest

send Soda's joke to what magazine

his shoes

Ponyboy forgets once in the locker room at school

his parents

Johnny is disappointed to find out that blank didn't ask about him in his absence

the Slash J

the name of the ranch Dally jokeys for

Johnnycake

gang's pet name for Johnny

heater

Dally's word for gun

Johnny

gang's pet (greasers)

spelling

Ponyboy could improve area of writing

living

Soda gets drunk on blank

dark gold

color of Soda's hair

the mail

1st thing Soda asks for every day when he gets home from work

little buddy

Darry's pet name for Soda and then uses it for PB

robert frost

who wrote poem from book

David

Soc who holds Ponyboy face down in fountain

Buck Merril's

at whose house does Ponyboy and Johnny find Dally after Johnyn kills Bob?

a sunset

In letter Johnny leaves for Ponyboy, Johnny asks Pony Boy to have Dally look at a blank

blondes

only subject Two-Bit dreams about

blue Mustang

kind of car the Socs who attacked Johnny in the open field driving

cancer stick

What is Dally's term for "cigarette"

Evie

name of Steve Randle's girlfriend

Jerry

rides in ambulance with PB

Margaret Mitchell

author of Gone With the Wind

Cherry Valance

spies on Socs for the greasers

his cousin

how did dally known about the abandoned church on Jay's Mountain?

Socies

Ponyboy's nicknames for the Socs

don't cry

what Ponyboy means when he tells Johnny not to get "juiced up"

Ponyboy

greaser who is smart and not dirty

Sandy

Who is Soda in love with and wants to marry?

Ponyboy, Johnny, Dally, and Two Bit

4 greasers at movies with Cherry and Marcia

Jay Mountain

hill the church is on

Windrixville

city they hid out to

Dally

Ponyboy suprised when Cherry tells him whom she might be likely to fall in love with

Dally

been to jail many times

50 dollars

amount of money Dally gives Ponyboy and Johnny

Randy

What Soc wants to talk to Johnny?

Randy

person who's not going to show up to the rumble

Dally

compared as a Southern gentlemen

Dally

who comes late to the rumble

stay gold, ponyboy, stay gold

Johnny's last words

Gone With the Wind

What does Johnny give the nurse for Ponyboy?

Ponyboy

Who does Ponyboy tell Randy the peron who killed Bob?

David

about to drown PB at the fountain

Jerry Wood

teacher of kids at church

Jerry Wood

needed in story to tell story when Ponyboy is in ambulance

Buck Merrill

Dally's rodeo partner

Socs

group with more money

15

How old was the author when she began writing?

creative writing class

What class did author receive D in?

jackknife

author's key to exploring the world of the greasers

Socs

author found it harder to explore their world

14

How old is Ponyboy?

Ponyboy

the narrator

16

How old is Sodapop?

20

How old is Darry?

Darry

must act as parent figure in the Curtis house

Dally

short for Dallas Winston

Dally

toughest greaser

Two Bit Matthews

wisecracker of greasers

Steve Randle

Sodapop's best friend

greasers

the "outsiders"

greasers

souped up old cars

greasers

grew up on wrong side of tracks

Bob

Cherry's wild boyfriend

Randy

Bob's best friend

Marcia

Randy's girlfriend

Two Bit

likes Marcia

preppy madras shirts

What kind of shirts did the soc's wear?

mustangs/corvairs

types of cars the soc's drive

soc's

short for socials

jumped by Soc's

What happens to Ponyboy on his way home from the movies?

his pride, trademark, makes him a greaser

Why is Ponyboy's hair so important to him

Sodapop

Who writes letter to Ponyboy when Dally comes to abandoned church?

pride

Why does Darry like to fight?

conformity

Why does Two Bit like to fight?

fun

Why does Sodapop like to fight?

hatrid

Why does Steve like to fight?

the hospital

Where does Dally take Ponyboy after the rumble?

Two Bit

Who owns a switchblade and is his prize possession?

purification, a new beginning

What does the burning church represent?

lost hope, criminals

What does the abandoned church represent?

countryside

Where does Ponyboy want to go?

deeds

hero not measured by image but blank

deepest love

What is often hidden?

maturing

What can be sensitive to others as individuals?

idealism

a valuable gift

Ponyboy

youngest Curtis brother

Sodapop

middle Curtis brother

Darry

oldest Curtis brother

Johnny

really kills Bob

18

How old was author when the book was published?

nothing gold can stay

name of poem by robert frost

greasers

Who wins the rumble?

New York City

where Dally lived for three years

bob

wears heavy rings

Mr. Syme

Ponyboy's english teacher

Sylvia

Dally's ex-girlfriend

red

What color is Cherry's hair?

west

What side are the Socs on?

east

What side are the greasers on?

paul holden

first soc to fight darry in the rumble

concussion

Ponyboy gets a blank and is knocked out for a few days

robs a grocery store and points un-loaded gun at police forcing them to shoot him

Dally dies when he

florida

sandy moves to blank

pregnant

sandy gets blank

Johnny

second youngest member of the greasers

track

Which sport does Ponyboy play?

they played football together in high school

How does Darry know Paul Holden?

sodapop

movie star good looks - Ponyboy calls him handsome

their boyfriends were drunk

Why are Cherry and Marcia alone at the drive-in?

the night of his parent's funeral

When did Ponyboy's recurring nightmares begin?

Corvette

What kind of car does Cherry drive?

Johnny

Who bleaches Ponyboy's hair?

17

How old is Dally?

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