The Chocolate War Novel Quiz! Trivia

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The Chocolate War Novel Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What does Jerry find out about himself during football practice in Chapter 1?
    • A. 

      He is a really good quarterback

    • B. 

      He is a lousy quarterback

    • C. 

      He has guts

    • D. 

      He is nuts

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      He is the secretary for The Vigils. He openly criticizes Archie, but is drawn to his power and charm.

    • B. 

      He is a high school sophomore with little to no power in the school

    • C. 

      He is the senior class president

    • D. 

      He is the assigner for the Vigils. He openly admires Archie, but secretly like Carter more.

  • 3. 
    Why is Obie especially disgruntled this day? 
    • A. 

      He really had to use the restroom

    • B. 

      The school bully threatened to beat him up

    • C. 

      He got a bad grade on an assigment

    • D. 

      He fears he may lose his job if he continues to be late

  • 4. 
    What is an "Assignment"?
    • A. 

      It is something (like a prank) Carter thinks up for someone to do to be in the secret membership of The Vigils. He specializes in psychological exercises rather than violent measures

    • B. 

      It is something (like a prank) Archie thinks up for someone to do to be in the secret membership of The Vigils. He specializes in psychological exercises rather than violent measures

    • C. 

      It is something (like a prank) Obie thinks up for someone to do to be in the secret membership of The Vigils. He specializes in psychological exercises rather than violent measures

    • D. 

      It is something (like a prank) Jerry thinks up for someone to do to be in the secret membership of The Vigils. He specializes in psychological exercises rather than violent measures

  • 5. 
    What does Archie notice about Renault while watching football practice?
    • A. 

      Archie notices that Jerry is a sissy and a terrible football player as well

    • B. 

      He observes his toughness and stubbornness when he refuses to give up out on the field after being wiped out

    • C. 

      He was never at football practice

    • D. 

      He pants were torn and you could see his underwear

  • 6. 
    What does Obie regret as he watches the football practice?
    • A. 

      He regrets not going out for football and instead being involved in something he can't even tell his parents

    • B. 

      He regrets the fact that he tore his ACL as an eigth-grader and is no longer able to play football

    • C. 

      He regrets that he was cut from the team a few days earlier

  • 7. 
    What do the shadows of the goal posts resemble?
    • A. 

      They resemble a network of telephone poles

    • B. 

      They resemble a network pyramids

    • C. 

      They resemble a network television

    • D. 

      They resemble a network of crosses, empty crucifixes

  • 8. 
    Which character causes Jerry to question his existence in the world? 
    • A. 

      Jerry's Father

    • B. 

      Jerry's Mother

    • C. 

      Preacher James Thomas

    • D. 

      The Hippie

  • 9. 
    Why does Brother Leon call Archie into his room after school?
    • A. 

      Archie has failed another Algebra test

    • B. 

      Leon is desperate to make sure the candy sells and wants to enlist the help of The Vigils

    • C. 

      Leon caught Archie sleeping outside near the dumpsters. He wants to offer him a helping hand

    • D. 

      Archie was caught smoking in the bathroom

  • 10. 
    What task does Archie assign Goober to do for The Vigils?
    • A. 

      Goober must fall asleep everytime Brother Eugene says the word "environment"

    • B. 

      Goober will not be able to sell chocolates

    • C. 

      Goober is to loosen every screw that holds anything together in Brother Eugene's room on Thursday night

    • D. 

      Goober is to tighten all of the screws in Brother Leon room

  • 11. 
    The black box consists of:
    • A. 

      100 marbles of various shapes and colors

    • B. 

      5 white marbles and 1 black marble

    • C. 

      5 black marbles and 1 white marble

    • D. 

      Sand

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      The Crusades

    • B. 

      Nazi Germany

    • C. 

      South Central LA

    • D. 

      Goldsboro

  • 13. 
    Goober completed his assignment by himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    They had a routine of work and school. They did not talk much, and never shared feelings
    • A. 

      Jerry and Janza

    • B. 

      Archie and Obie

    • C. 

      Jerry and his Father

    • D. 

      Obie and his boss

  • 15. 
    What was Archie's opinion of the way Brother Leon conducted the chocolate sale?
    • A. 

      He thought Brother Leon had dramatized it too much and put everyone on the spot

    • B. 

      He admired Brother Leon's vigor

    • C. 

      He didn't think much of Brother Leon's actions

    • D. 

      He thought Leon was not being aggressive enough

  • 16. 
    Which of these did not happen in Room 19?
    • A. 

      The author compared it to someone dropping The Bomb.

    • B. 

      It took 37 seconds for all of the furniture to collapse.

    • C. 

      Brother Eugene was crushed when the bookcase fell on top of him.

    • D. 

      Archie watched from the hallway

  • 17. 
    Did the incident in Room 19 occur before or after the chocolate sale started?
    • A. 

      It happened before the sale started.

    • B. 

      It happened after the sale started.

  • 18. 
    Did Jerry get his Assignment before or after Goober finished his?
    • A. 

      Jerry got his Assignment before Goober had completed his.

    • B. 

      Jerry got his Assignment after Goober had completed his.

  • 19. 
    Brian Cochran got the treasurer's job because he wanted to be an accountant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What was the irony about Archie's picture of Emile?
    • A. 

      Archie had already destroyed the picture

    • B. 

      It was a picture of someone else.

    • C. 

      Archie had already posted it on the bulletin board

    • D. 

      There had never been a picture

  • 21. 
    On the day after Jerry's Assignment ended, Brother Leon called the roll for the chocolate sale. What did Jerry say when Brother Leon called his name?
    • A. 

      He said that he would not sell the chocolates.

    • B. 

      He said he would sell the chocolates

  • 22. 
    Jerry learned where the secret of Brother Leon lurked. Where was it?
    • A. 

      It was locked away in a safe deposit box.

    • B. 

      It was in his eyes.

    • C. 

      It was in his prayer book.

    • D. 

      It was in his handshake.

  • 23. 
    Jerry realized the Assignment was cruel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Did Jerry figure out why he had said no to selling the chocolates?
    • A. 

      Yes, he did

    • B. 

      No, he did not

  • 25. 
    What did the kid on the bus say to Jerry?
    • A. 

      He said Jerry had no school spirit

    • B. 

      He threatened to boycott the pharmacy where Jerry's father worked.

    • C. 

      Nothing. The kid ignored Jerry

    • D. 

      He said that Jerry had guts; he wished he had thought of saying no.

  • 26. 
    What were the words on the poster in Jerry's locker?
    • A. 

      Do not go harshly into that good night.

    • B. 

      He marches to the tune of a different drummer

    • C. 

      Do I dare disturb the universe?

    • D. 

      To thine own self be true.

  • 27. 
    How did Jerry feel after he said "no" this time? 
    • A. 

      He felt a deep and penetrating sadness

    • B. 

      He felt great.

    • C. 

      He felt like a weight had been lifted.

    • D. 

      He felt angry and defiant.

  • 28. 
    How did Brother Jacques find out about the prank with the word "environment'?
    • A. 

      He figured it out for himself.

    • B. 

      Jerry told him.

    • C. 

      Archie told him.

    • D. 

      Brother Eugene told him.

  • 29. 
    Obie hated Archie and was tired of picking up after him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    What was Brother Leon's explanation for the way the sales were?
    • A. 

      He said The Vigils were not helping enough.

    • B. 

      He said the parents were not supportive.

    • C. 

      He said the boys had been infected by Jerry's apathy

    • D. 

      He said the boys did not understand the importance of the sale.

  • 31. 
    What did Goober say was wrong with the school?
    • A. 

      Too many non-Catholics went to the school

    • B. 

      He said the Brothers were too greedy

    • C. 

      He said there was evil in the school.

    • D. 

      He said the football team was not good enough.

  • 32. 
    What information did Cochran overhear Brothers Jacques and Leon discussing?
    • A. 

      Jacques said the Headmaster was going to die soon.

    • B. 

      Leon said the candy only cost him fifty cents a box, and they would make a lot of money.

    • C. 

      They were planning to take the money and run away with it.

    • D. 

      Jacques said Leon was abusing his power of attorney, and had over-extended the school's finances.

  • 33. 
    Who told Archie that if the sale was a failure, The Vigils would go down the drain?
    • A. 

      Jerry

    • B. 

      Carter

    • C. 

      Brother Leon

    • D. 

      Obie

  • 34. 
    What was Jerry's new Assignment?
    • A. 

      He was to apologize to Brother Leon.

    • B. 

      He was to sell the chocolates

    • C. 

      He was to eat all 50 boxes of chocolates in one day.

    • D. 

      He was to transfer out of the school immediately.

  • 35. 
    Who made the comment about the ineffectiveness of The Vigils?
    • A. 

      Rollo

    • B. 

      Carlson

    • C. 

      Sulkey

    • D. 

      Terasigni

  • 36. 
    Who said The Vigils' problem was that they had become involved with the chocolate sale, and then let Jerry make fools of them?
    • A. 

      Leon

    • B. 

      Jerry

    • C. 

      Obie

    • D. 

      Carter

  • 37. 
    Carter said they should make the sale popular and get it over quickly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Which of the following did not happen to Jerry? 
    • A. 

      He was hit from behind in the kidneys during football practice.

    • B. 

      The poster in his locker had been smeared with paint

    • C. 

      His new sneakers had been replaced with a pair of pink girl's sneakers.

    • D. 

      His watercolor for art class was missing.

  • 39. 
    Each boy was meeting his own quota on his own.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Who had stopped selling at twenty-seven boxes in support of Jerry?
    • A. 

      The boy on the bus

    • B. 

      Bailey

    • C. 

      Darcy

    • D. 

      Goober

  • 41. 
    What happened to Jerry at school after the beating? 
    • A. 

      He became belligerent.

    • B. 

      He stayed home for a week.

    • C. 

      He became invisible to the students and teachers.

    • D. 

      A lot of the boys felt sorry for him.

  • 42. 
    What was Archie's plan to get rid of Jerry's chocolates?
    • A. 

      He was going to hold Jerry for ransom until his father paid for the chocolates.

    • B. 

      He was going to pay for them himself, then lie and say Jerry had sold them.

    • C. 

      He was going to force Cochran to alter the books.

    • D. 

      He was going to hold a raffle.

  • 43. 
    Goober thought the fight would be a good way for Jerry to get even.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    Each boy who bought a ticket could hit Jerry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    What color marble did Archie choose?
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Red

  • 46. 
    What went wrong with the fight?
    • A. 

      Janza threw an illegal blow

    • B. 

      Jerry was wearing brass knuckles

    • C. 

      The Vigils had not warned the boys that no illegal punches would be allowed.

    • D. 

      Someone from the stands shot Jerry.

  • 47. 
    Who confronted Archie?
    • A. 

      Brother Jacques

    • B. 

      Mr. Renault

    • C. 

      Goober

    • D. 

      Brother Leon

  • 48. 
    What happened to Jerry at the end of the story?
    • A. 

      He was taken away in an ambulance.

    • B. 

      He died in the stadium.

    • C. 

      He walked away, triumphant.

    • D. 

      Goober drove him home.

  • 49. 
    What happened to the chocolates and the money from the raffle?
    • A. 

      The boys ate the chocolates. Archie kept the money.

    • B. 

      Archie kept the chocolates and gave the money to Brother Leon.

    • C. 

      The boys raided the chocolates. The money was safe with Cochran

    • D. 

      No one knew what happened to either the money or the chocolates

  • 50. 
    The Vigils shredded Jerry's.
  • 51. 
    New England boy's school - the setting for the story.
  • 52. 
    Looked like crucifixes to Obie.
  • 53. 
    Pummeled Jerry; ____________ Janza.
  • 54. 
    Refused to sell chocolates when the assignment was over.