ELA B90 – The Outsiders Chapter 7 Questions

Chapter 7: Answers for questions

  1. Explain what Pony means when he says Soda “reminds me of a colt”.
  2. What condition is Johnny in after the fire?
  3. Why would being crippled be worse for Johnny than someone else?
  4. “Maybe people are younger when they are asleep”. What do you think about this comment?
  5. Why did Darry never lock the front door to the house, and what does this say about the Greasers?
  6. How are Ponyboy, Dally, and Johnny portrayed in the newspaper?
  7. What is a juvenile delinquent? Find a definition on the internet, in a dictionary, or create your own based on your own knowledge.
  8. Why would Two-Bit think Johnny, Dally, and Pony were heroes all along, before they saved the kids?
  9. What was Bob’s ‘real’ problem, according to Randy?
  10. Why did Pony think it was better to see Socs as “just guys”? What do you think he means by this?
  11. Do you think that there is a hero in all of us? What is the most heroic thing you have ever done or witnessed? Answer in a full paragraph.

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