The Chocolate War Novel Quiz! Trivia

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The Chocolate War Novel Quiz! Trivia

Have you ever read the book “The Chocolate War? ” It is a young adult novel by author Robert Cormier. It was published in 1974. The story takes place at a fictional Catholic high school, and it is about a secret student’s organization’s deception of a student body, which ends up harming a lonely student. The novel proved to be controversial because of its language. This great quiz will reveal the essential factors of “The Chocolate War. ”


Questions and Answers
  • 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. 
    Who is Obie and how does he feel about Archie?
    • 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. 
    Brother Leon accused Bailey of cheating and slapped him on the cheek. Bailey insisted he had not cheated. The rest of the class was silent during this dialog until one of the boys anonymously called out to let Bailey alone. Leon held the class after the bell rang, and told them they had turned the classroom into:
    • 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.

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