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Dead Author Tribute- Robert Cormier

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Dead Author Tribute Robert Cormier game quiz
"This is a quiz about the many books written by the suspense author, Robert Cormier."

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1. In "In The Middle Of The Night", how did Mr. Colbert get into trouble, as a teenager, that still follows him years later?
    he set the theater on fire
    he lit a match in the basement, as order by his boss
    another worker set the theater on fire and blamed it on him
    he went to inspect a noise on the balcony with a box of matches, as order by his boss


2. In "We All Fall Down" the Avenger is eleven years old.
    True
    False


3. In "Heroes" what does Francis discover about his hero that causes him to hate him?
    he is a serial killer
    nothing
    he is a terrorist
    he is a rapist


4. In "Tenderness" how did Lori and Eric first meet?
    Lori was walking through the woods soon after Eric had killed a girl
    Eric picked Lori up when she is hitchhiking
    Lori snuck into Eric's car
    Lori spied on Eric


5. In "Fade" how is the fade passed?
    from grandfather to grandson
    from father to son
    from uncle to nephew
    from mother to son


6. In "Frenchtown Summer" what do Eugene and his dad both see?
    an airplane in somebody's backyard
    a boat
    an plane crash
    a murder


7. In "After The First Death" who does Kate think Artkin is?
    Miro's father
    Miro's uncle
    Ben's father
    a former cop


8. In "The Chocolate War" what does the poster in Jerry's locker say?
    "Don't fall out of the rye."
    "Be every color that you are."
    "Do I dare conform to society?"
    "Do I dare disturb the universe?"


9. In "Beyond The Chocolate War" how does Obie plan to kill Archie?
    by stabbing him with a knife
    by hanging him
    by pushing him off a leadge
    by chopping his head off with a guillotine


10. In "The Bumblebee Flies Anyway" does Cassie die?
    Yes
    No


11. In "Tunes For Bears To Dance To" does Henry accept Mr. Hairston's reward?
    Yes
    No


12. In "Other Bells For Us To Ring" what does Kathleen Mary convince Darcy to give away?
    her Shirley Temple doll
    her favorite dress
    her cap
    nothing


13. In "The Rag And Bone Shop" Jason killed his friend.
    True
    False


14. In "I Am The Cheese" what is NOT something that Adam and Amy liked to do?
    read
    fill up shopping carts at the store and leave them
    go horseback riding
    switch the signs on the doors of the hotel rooms


15. In "Take Me Where The Good Times Are" what does Tommy find out about his old town?
    nothing
    it no longer exists
    it is the same as it has always been
    it is not the same


16. What did Robert Cormier base "Now And At The Hour" on?
    a guy he knew who had cancer
    the death of his father
    nothing
    his brother


17. In "A Little Raw on Monday Mornings" Gracie is a widow.
    True
    False


18. Which book features the song "The Farmer in the Dell"?
    The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
    Now And At The Hour
    I Am The Cheese
    Tunes For Bears To Dance To


19. Which book features a boy who starts talking on the phone to a mysterious stranger who has started calling when he is home but his parents are at work, and who lures him into a death trap?
    A Little Raw On Monday Mornings
    The Rag And Bone Shop
    In The Middle Of The Night
    The Chocolate War


20. Which book features a boy who has a crush on his aunt?
    Frenchtown Summer
    Tunes For Bears To Dance To
    Eight Plus One
    Fade


21. What book features a candy sale and a not-so-secret society who are asked to help run it?
    The Chocolate War
    Take Me Where The Good Times Are
    Beyond the Chocolate War
    Fade


22. Which book features a manuscript of a book that is said to be true and asks not to be published until a certain date?
    I Have Words To Spend
    Eight Plus One
    The Rag And Bone Shop
    Fade


23. Which book features alcoholic thrashers?
    After The First Death
    In The Middle Of The Night
    Tunes For Bears To Dance To
    We All Fall Down


24. Which book contains short stories about family?
    Eight Plus One
    Tunes For Bears To Dance To
    I Have Words To Spend
    Take Me Where The Good Times Are


25. Which book contains short stories that were originally published in newspaper columns?
    The Rag And Bone Shop
    Eight Plus One
    I Have Words To Spend
    Tenderness


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