The Hockey Sweater

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The Hockey Sweater

Extra credit quiz on the short story The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did the mother order via catalogue?
    • A. 

      Hockey gloves

    • B. 

      A Montreal Canadians Sweater

    • C. 

      A Toronto Maple Leafs Sweater

    • D. 

      A Hockey Stick

  • 2. 
    The main character wept when he received his new sweater.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The mother wrote a letter to Monsier Eaton explaining the mix up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    All of the popular boys wore a jersey with the number 99 on it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A player was hit with a stick and had a nose bleed in the story. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The hockey hero worshipped by the boys was Maurice Richard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What did the main character break at the hockey game?
    • A. 

      His tooth

    • B. 

      His leg

    • C. 

      His hockey stick

    • D. 

      His skate

  • 8. 
    Who appeared before the player and ordered him to church?
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      Maurice Richard

    • C. 

      The coach

    • D. 

      The priest (or vicar)

    • E. 

      His mother

  • 9. 
    At the end of the story, what did he boy pray for?
    • A. 

      That moths would eat his sweater

    • B. 

      A new sweater

    • C. 

      A new hockey stick

    • D. 

      A win in the big hockey game

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Always choose good over evil

    • B. 

      Treat others the way you wish to be treated

    • C. 

      What is important is who you are on the inside, not how you appear

    • D. 

      You get what you give