English Exam On Storybooks: Quiz!

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  • 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