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The Chocolate War

The Chocolate War


by Robert Cormier

The Chocolate War: You Laugh, But Some of Those Almonds Really Hurt Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Chocolate War? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Jerry want to become?

President of the Honor Club
Quarterback of the football team
Star of the school play
Resident Photoshopping expert of the yearbook staff
Q. Why does Obie suggest to Archie that they leave Jerry alone?

Because he is afraid Jerry will fight back
Because Jughead and Veronica convince him it would be wrong
Because Jerry’s mother recently died
Because he is afraid that The Goober will retaliate
Q. What assignment is The Goober given?

He has to unscrew the screws in all the furniture
He has to rig a bucket of water over the door
He has to pry away the carpet and place thumbtacks underneath it
He has to end world hunger before study hall
Q. What does Brother Eugene do as a result of Archie’s prank?

He cries
He quits teaching
He commends Archie on his initiative and follow-through, then asks for the combination to the safe so he can get his underwear back
He gives Archie a detention
He expels Archie
Q. What does Jerry refuse to do?

Cheat on his history test
Put ketchup on his hot dog
Vandalize the school
Sell chocolates