Novel: The Catcher In The Rye! Trivia Quiz

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Novel: The Catcher In The Rye! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about “The Catcher in the Rye? ” The book is a coming-of-age novel centered around the main character, Holden, and his lack of tolerance for those he considered phony. The name says “catcher in the rye” refers to someone saving a child from falling off a cliff. “The Catcher in the Rye” is a classic novel that everyone should read at least once, and perhaps the quiz will garner your interest.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Holden lives in a rest home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Holden failed all subjects but English.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Holden has a girlfriend throughout the entire story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Spencer is Holdens old art teacher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Stradlater is Holden's gross disgusting brother.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Holden walks all the way back to the hotel from the nightclub.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Holden is a heavy smoker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Phoebe's middle name is Weatherfield.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Holden leaves Mr. Antolini's apartment because he feels sick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Holden ends up marrying Sally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    As the novel begins Holden is
    • A. 

      Playing football with Ackley

    • B. 

      Watching T.V.

    • C. 

      In a rest home

    • D. 

      In central Park

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the school Holden is attending?
    • A. 

      Lakeview High

    • B. 

      Dublin Schools

    • C. 

      Pencey Prep

    • D. 

      Hawthorn Academy

  • 13. 
    What did Holden buy on the teams trip to New York?
    • A. 

      Shoes

    • B. 

      Hat

    • C. 

      Sculpture

    • D. 

      Hounds-tooth jacket

  • 14. 
    Why does Stradlater punch Holden?
    • A. 

      Holden was making fun of him

    • B. 

      Holden attcked Stradlater

    • C. 

      Holden kept bragging about his new girlfriend

    • D. 

      Stradlater was upset he failed his test

  • 15. 
    Who does Holden try to invite for drinks when he gets back to New York?
    • A. 

      Sally

    • B. 

      Ackley

    • C. 

      Cab driver

    • D. 

      Spencer

  • 16. 
    What does Holden Ackley and Maurice do once they find out Ackley and Maurice have already seen the movie they wanted to see?
    • A. 

      Go eat and play pinball

    • B. 

      Go to the park

    • C. 

      Run back home

    • D. 

      Go see a different movie

  • 17. 
    Why does Holden leave Mr. Antolini's apartment?
    • A. 

      He feels sick

    • B. 

      He doesnt want to talk to him

    • C. 

      He thinks Mr. Antolini made a pass at him

    • D. 

      He has to be home

  • 18. 
    What does Holden buy Phoebe?
    • A. 

      A ring

    • B. 

      A record

    • C. 

      A present

    • D. 

      A teddy bear

  • 19. 
    Why is Holden forced to return to New York?
    • A. 

      Family reasons

    • B. 

      He got arrested

    • C. 

      Failed out of school

    • D. 

      He ran away

  • 20. 
    Who or what is " Catcher in the Rye "?
    • A. 

      Holdens ex-girlfriend

    • B. 

      Holdens dream job

    • C. 

      A person who goes door to door asking questions

    • D. 

      The dean of Pencey Prep

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