Interesting Catcher In The Rye Novel Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Where is Pencey Prep?
    • A. 

      Hollywood

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Maine

  • 2. 
    What subject is Holden passing?
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Math

    • C. 

      Science

    • D. 

      English

  • 3. 
    Who does Holden go see during the big game?
    • A. 

      Old Spencer

    • B. 

      Ossenburger

    • C. 

      Ed Banky

    • D. 

      Rudolf Schmidt

  • 4. 
    What does Jane Gallagher like to do when she plays checkers?
    • A. 

      Lose on purpose

    • B. 

      Have her Doberman pinscher with her for good luck

    • C. 

      Only play with the red checkers

    • D. 

      Leave all of her kings in the back row

  • 5. 
    What does Holden write Stradlater's composition about?
    • A. 

      His house back home

    • B. 

      His brother Allie's baseball mit

    • C. 

      The garage in Maine

    • D. 

      Their dormatory room

  • 6. 
    Why is Holden so nervous when Stradlater is out on his date?
    • A. 

      He doesn't like hanging out with Ackley and Mal Brossard

    • B. 

      He is afraid of his parents reaction to getting kicked out of another school

    • C. 

      He likes Jane Gallagher, the girl Stradlater is out with

    • D. 

      He's thinking about his brother's death

  • 7. 
    How does Holden feel when people give him presents?
    • A. 

      Happy

    • B. 

      Annoyed because it isn't what he wanted

    • C. 

      Apathetic, doesn't care one way or another

    • D. 

      Depressed

  • 8. 
    Who did Holden call after he checked into the hotel?
    • A. 

      Jane Gallagher

    • B. 

      Sally Hayes

    • C. 

      Faith Cavendish

    • D. 

      Eddie Birdsell

  • 9. 
    Who is Phoebe?
    • A. 

      Holden's girlfriend

    • B. 

      Holden's sister

    • C. 

      Holden's neighbor

    • D. 

      Holden's Doberman pinscher

  • 10. 
    What was the name of the bar in the hotel Holden was staying at?
    • A. 

      The Stork Club

    • B. 

      Ernie's

    • C. 

      El Morocco

    • D. 

      The Lavendar Lounge

  • 11. 
    Name:
  • 12. 
    What is the name of the album Holden buys for his sister?
    • A. 

      I Know My Love

    • B. 

      Radio City Christmas

    • C. 

      Little Shirley Beans

    • D. 

      The Lunts

  • 13. 
    When Holden is walking to the Museum of Natural History he thinks about how all of the exhibits in the glass boxes stayed the same, but what would be different?
    • A. 

      The museum guards

    • B. 

      You, the person who was looking at the exhibit

    • C. 

      The teacher, Miss AAigeltinger

    • D. 

      The kid who was his partner in line the last time

  • 14. 
    When Holden was waiting for Sally Hayes in front of the Biltmore, what is his impression of the girls he sees?
    • A. 

      It was really nice sightseeing

    • B. 

      They all had inferiority complexes

    • C. 

      That the guys they were with were boring

    • D. 

      He isn't interested because he know Sally is better looking than any of them

  • 15. 
    After seeing the Lunt's show, where does Sally suggest she and Holden go?
    • A. 

      To dinner at the Biltmore

    • B. 

      Dancing at the Wicker Bar

    • C. 

      To her house to trim the Christmas tree

    • D. 

      Ice skating at Radio City

  • 16. 
    After Holden insults Sally, what does he do next?
    • A. 

      Goes to Radio City and watches the war movie about a duke named Alec

    • B. 

      Has a drink with Carl Luce at the Wicker Bar

    • C. 

      Drops Phoebe's album in Central Park

    • D. 

      Looks for the ducks in the lagoon in Central Park South

  • 17. 
    What does Holden say he would do if he were in a war?
    • A. 

      Kill anybody who was a "bastard" whether they were in the Army or a Nazi

    • B. 

      Volunteer to sit on top of the atomic bomb

    • C. 

      Stare at the back of the neck of the soldier in front of him

    • D. 

      Kill himself before he'd join the Army

  • 18. 
    Who does Holden meet at the Wicker bar for a drink?
    • A. 

      Tina and Janine

    • B. 

      Valencia

    • C. 

      Mr. Antolini

    • D. 

      Carl Luce from the Whooten School

  • 19. 
    When Holden gets really drunk, what does he fantasize?
    • A. 

      That he's been shot by Rocky's mob and bleeding from his gut

    • B. 

      Taking Allie to go shooting with Bobby Fallon and his BB gun

    • C. 

      Being an indian in the Museum of Natural History

    • D. 

      That he was Alec from the war movie he saw at Radio City

  • 20. 
    What happens when Holden is walking into Central Park?
    • A. 

      He's jumped by Maurice

    • B. 

      He calls Sally Hayes

    • C. 

      He calls Jane Gallahger

    • D. 

      He drops Phoebe's album and it breaks into pieces

  • 21. 
    Stradlater asked Holden for two "big favors".  First, to _______________, and then to ____________.
    • A. 

      Go out with Jane Gallagher; borrow his coat

    • B. 

      Go out with Jane Gallagher; write his composition

    • C. 

      Borrow his coat; write his composition

    • D. 

      Borrow his typewriter; borrow his coat

  • 22. 
    Holden introduced himself to Mrs. Morrow on the train as _________________ who is really ________________.
    • A. 

      Mr. Spencer; his social studies teacher

    • B. 

      Robert Ackley; his dorm neighbor

    • C. 

      Carl Luce; his adviser at the Whooten school

    • D. 

      Rudolf Schmidt; the janitor at Pency

  • 23. 
    Where were the three girls Holden danced with at the Lavender from?
    • A. 

      Seattle, Washington

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Agerstown, Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Hollywood

  • 24. 
    What did Holden share with Jane that he hadn't shared with anyone else? 
    • A. 

      His feelings about the movies

    • B. 

      His poetry and stories he had written

    • C. 

      His brother Allie's baseball mitt

    • D. 

      His athletic abilities in tennis and golf

  • 25. 
    What was the name of the taxi driver that discussed the ducks in the lagoon in Central Park South with Holden?
    • A. 

      Ernie

    • B. 

      Commander Blop

    • C. 

      Horwitz

    • D. 

      Ed Banky

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