English Exam On Storybooks: The Catcher In The Rye Quiz!

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English Exam On Storybooks: The Catcher In The Rye Quiz!

Do you enjoy storybooks? Have you ever perused “The Catcher in the Rye? ” As it relates to this quiz, the following questions must be answered. What is Holden trying to convey when he talks about hating Madison Avenue, the symbolism of the lagoon being half frozen and half not, and the lesson of the “black veil. ” This excellent quiz is about “The Catcher in the Rye,” which is an American classic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does Holden keep going back to Grand Central Station?
    • A. 

      He wants to hop on a train and leave NYC

    • B. 

      He thinks he'll get an idea of a destination

    • C. 

      He thinks he'll find Jane there

  • 2. 
    What does Holden's mom send him as a gift but gets him the wrong kind?
  • 3. 
    Why does Holden yell "sleep tight ya morons!" while leaving the school?
    • A. 

      He hates everyone that goes there and wants to insult them one more time

    • B. 

      He wants them to wake up because he sub-consciously wants to be beat up

    • C. 

      He does it for attention

  • 4. 
    While getting on the train right after leaving school, who does he pretend to be toward Mrs. Morrow?
    • A. 

      Rudolph Schmidt

    • B. 

      Ossenburger

    • C. 

      Ernie

    • D. 

      Mal Brossard

  • 5. 
    What is an on going question of Holdens throughout the story?
  • 6. 
    What is Holden essentially saying when he talks about hating Madison Avenue?
    • A. 

      He doesn't like the busy streets

    • B. 

      He doesn't like uncomfortable busniess suites

    • C. 

      He doesn't like all of the yelling from the taxi drivers

    • D. 

      He doesn't like "the system"

  • 7. 
    What is the symbolism of the lagoon being half frozen and half not when Holden goes to visit it?
  • 8. 
    What does his wanting to be "the catcher in the rye" symbolize?
  • 9. 
    Where does Holden finally see that he can't be the catcher in the rye?
    • A. 

      The lagoon

    • B. 

      Watching Phoebe on the Marry Go Round

    • C. 

      After talking with Sally

  • 10. 
    What does Holden start to do when he feels like everytime he steps off the curb he will disappear?
  • 11. 
    Why does Holden want to take the part of a "deaf mute"?
    • A. 

      He is always disappointed when people communicate

    • B. 

      He hates the thought of communicating with anymore phonies than what he has to

    • C. 

      He wants to be alone

  • 12. 
    At the end of the book why does Holden say "Dont tell anybody anything."
  • 13. 
    What is the lesson of "black veil"?
    • A. 

      People shouldn't gossip

    • B. 

      A person should be honest about their sins

    • C. 

      Love shouldn't be about physical appearence

  • 14. 
    What is a motif in "black veil"?
  • 15. 
    Was there nostalgia in the black veil?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    What is the primary type of narration in "young goodman brown"?
    • A. 

      3rd Person Omniscient

    • B. 

      1st Person

    • C. 

      3rd Person Objective

    • D. 

      3rd Person Limited Omniscient

  • 17. 
    What is the story type of YGB?
    • A. 

      Gothic Romance

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Romantic Epic

  • 18. 
    What is the lesson in YGB?
  • 19. 
    What symbolizes the power of evil in YGB?
  • 20. 
    Who is Goodman Browns wife?
  • 21. 
    What is the feeling that Faith is gone because of the ribbons falling an example of?
    • A. 

      Obsession

    • B. 

      Intuition

    • C. 

      Nostalgia

    • D. 

      Sensibility

  • 22. 
    Who is the merchant who lost his money by speculating, making stupid investments in Dr. Heidegger?
    • A. 

      Mr. Medbourne

    • B. 

      Mr. Gascoigne

    • C. 

      Col. Killigrew

  • 23. 
    What is the Narration of YGB?
    • A. 

      3rd person omniscient

    • B. 

      3rd person limited omniscient

    • C. 

      3rd person objective

  • 24. 
    What type of Romantic literature was Dr. Heidegger?
    • A. 

      Gothic Romance

    • B. 

      Fantasy

    • C. 

      Romantic Epic

    • D. 

      Allegory

  • 25. 
    What does the Blind-eyed Adonis symbolize in Reaper?
    • A. 

      Turns a blind eye to mysticism

    • B. 

      Goodness and innocence

    • C. 

      Evil

    • D. 

      Reapers helper

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