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The Chocolate War

Robert Cormier


Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. Who is the president of The Vigils?

2. Who is the leader of The Vigils?

3. How does Janza become involved with The Vigils?

4. Why is Obie against Archie selecting Jerry for an assignment?

5. What happens to Brother Eugene after his classroom falls apart?

6. Jerry's father does what for a living?

7. What position does Jerry try out for on the football team?

8. Who is Jerry's only ally throughout the book?

9. Why is Brother Leon so intent on selling the chocolates?

10. How does Brother Leon find out that Archie is behind Jerry's refusal to sell chocolates?

11. Why is Archie's position as leader of The Vigils threatened by the sale?

12. How does the poster in Jerry's locker relate to the chocolate sale?

13. Why doesn't Jerry tell his father about The Vigils?

14. Why does Archie agree to help Brother Leon with the chocolate sale?

15. Which one of these was NOT a reason for schools and administrators banning The Chocolate War?

16. Why do The Vigils begin calling Jerry and hanging up?

17. Why is Archie regarded as so cruel?

18. Which of the following was NOT a reason Archie tipped Brother Leon off about the assembly?

19. After the ten days are up, why does Jerry continue refusing the chocolates?

20. Why doesn't Brother Leon do anything about the fact that boys are getting credit for chocolates they have not sold?

21. Why do all the students show up and participate in the assembly?

22. Why does Obie pull out the black box at the assembly?

23. How does Archie feel about having to draw marbles at the assembly?

24. How does Archie talk Jerry into participating in the boxing match?

25. Why doesn't anyone stop the fight when it gets out of hand?

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by poetic-oreos, January 04, 2013

That's my favorite quote from the book and it makes Jerry realize that individuality isn't very meritorious because of the people of the world who will aim to bring you down. This was perfect.


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by Gracelyn0509, June 10, 2013

Be very clear. There is a mistake. It was David Caroni who was blackmailed by Brother Leon into exposing the Vigils as the reason why Jerry did not sell chocolates. It was NOT Brian Cochran.


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What I Don't Understand about TCW.

by thegingersnap16, June 19, 2015

If there's anything that's been annoying me horribly, is the question of why Jerry and Obie never report the bullying? Did Cormier himself, think that asking authority for help was for pansies; Or am I missing the whole pointlessness of this stupid and dismal story. Yeah, I understand that not everyone would like you in life, but why did He (the writer) have to be so sadistic? I got help when I was bullied, and everything was fine. I guess I just never got a pleasurable rise out of this guy's work. (And I read this twice in my life, plus wat... Read more


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