The Catcher In The Rye Quiz

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The Catcher In The Rye Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test the reader's understanding on the book The Catcher in the Rye.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Whose Assassin was found with The Catcher in the Rye in his possession when arrested?
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy’s

    • B. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.’s

    • C. 

      John Lennon’s

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    What or who is the “catcher in the rye”?
    • A. 

      An old college buddy of Holden’s father

    • B. 

      Phoebe’s favorite stuffed animal

    • C. 

      Holden’s dream job

    • D. 

      Holden’s best friend

  • 3. 
    When did J.D Salinger die?
    • A. 

      1989

    • B. 

      1951

    • C. 

      He has not died

    • D. 

      1940

  • 4. 
    When the novel begins, Holden is
    • A. 

      Watching a football game

    • B. 

      Taking a train to New York

    • C. 

      Riding a carousel in Central Park

    • D. 

      Recuperating in a sanitarium

  • 5. 
    What item of clothing did Holden buy during the team’s trip to New York?
    • A. 

      A hound’s-tooth jacket

    • B. 

      A red hunting hat

    • C. 

      A brown derby

    • D. 

      A pink leisure suit