Catcher in the Rye. J.D. Salinger. A game that Holden and Allie would play A reference to Greek mythology A poem by Robert Burns The title of Holden’s favorite song. C. A poem by Robert Burns. Where does the title of the novel come from?. Fawcett Weiss Merriman Ossenburger.
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A reference to Greek mythology
A poem by Robert Burns
The title of Holden’s favorite song
C. A poem by Robert BurnsWhere does the title of the novel come from?
OssenburgerWhat is the name of the benefactor of Holden’s dormitory wing?
The 39 Steps
Gone With The Wind
The Wizard of Oz
The 39 StepsWhat is Phoebe’s favorite movie?
PacifistAfter his fight with Stradlater, Holden claims that he is a _____.
Gary CooperWho did Holden tell the girls at the Lavender Room that he saw?
GrandWhat is one of Holden’s least favorite words?
AndoverWhich prep school did Holden NOT attend?
World War II
LeukemiaHow did Allie die?
Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms”
Hemmingway’s “A Farewell to Arms”Which of the following things does Holden NOT like?
Vicks Nose Drops
Vicks Nose DropsWhat smell permeates Mr. Spencer’s home?
Holden dislikes Dick Slagle because of his cheap suitcases.
Holden dislikes Ernest Morrow because he is so well-respected.
Holden dislikes Ackley because he is a slob.
Holden dislikes Ernest Morrow because he is so well-respected.Which of these statements is NOT true?
DecemberIn what month does the novel take place?
He uses obscure French words and phrases.
He has prematurely graying hair
He is 6’5”
He has prematurely graying hairWhy does Holden believe that everyone mistakes him for an older person?
She is Chinese. slob.”
She is older than Carl.
She lives in Brooklyn
She is a sculptress.
She lives in BrooklynWhich sentence about Carl Luce’s ex-girlfriend is NOT true?
His hound’s-tooth jacket slob.”
His baseball mitt
His razorAccording to Holden, which item shows that Stradlater is a phony?
Museums remind him of Allie slob.”
They never change, and so remind Holden of other changes.
Only phonies who want to appear intellectual visit museums
Holden’s mother works in a museum
They never change, and so remind Holden of other changes.Why does Holden dislike museums?
LuceWhich of the following was NOT one of Holden’s teachers?
Joining a monastery slob.”
Jumping out a window
Moving to a ranch in Colorado
Joining a monasteryAfter Holden fights Stradlater, what does he think about?
Wicker Bar slob.”
Wicker BarWhere does Holden get drunk?
Robert Ackley slob.”
Allie CaulfieldWhich of the following characters symbolizes childhood innocence for Holden?
Little Shirley Beans record slob.”
Red hunting hat
Vicks Nose Drops
Vicks Nose DropsWhich of the following items best symbolizes adulthood for Holden?
It symbolizes the violence of adulthood
Foreshadows how Holden will attempt suicide
It shows how the conceited Stradlater is actually a slob.What is the significance of Stradlater’s razor?
Faith Cavendish slob.”
The guests at the Edmont Hotel
Faith CavendishWho does NOT symbolize Holden’s views of sex?
She represents Holden’s inability to conceive of women as anything but entirely pure or entirely corrupt.
She represents innocent gender relations for Holden
She represents Holden’s contempt for phoniness.
Her relationship with her stepfather represents Holden’s distrust of adult authority.
She represents Holden’s contempt for phoniness.Which of the following statements about Jane Gallagher is NOT true?
The innocence of childhood anything but entirely pure or entirely corrupt.
The threat of adult authority
Holden’s dysfunctional attitudes about sex
Suicide as a healing measure
Suicide as a healing measureHolden’s stories illustrate all of the following themes EXCEPT:
Holden is a hypocrite, for he hates profanity but uses it himself in most conversations.
Holden is hallucinating. He doesn’t remember that he was the one who actually wrote it.
It takes little for Holden to lapse into insane behavior.
Holden wants to protect a sense of innocence in children.
Holden wants to protect a sense of innocence in children.What is significant about Holden’s dislike of the graffiti on the school wall?
The car himself in most conversations.
The AnnexWhere is Stradlater’s date waiting for him?
The Broods himself in most conversations.
The LuntsWho are the stars of the show that Holden takes Sally to?
That only prostitutes make money in Hollywood himself in most conversations.
His brother is selling out his talent by writing screenplays
His brother is exchanging sex for money
He views all movie actors as sex fiends.
His brother is selling out his talent by writing screenplaysWhen Holden states, “Now he’s out in Hollywood, D.B., being a prostitute,” he most likely means
Mr. Thurmer himself in most conversations.
Mr. ThurmerWho said, “Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules”?
Holden himself in most conversations.
HoldenWho said, “Ask her if she still keeps her kings in the back row?”
Mrs. Antolini himself in most conversations.
Jane GallagherWho was Holden referring to when he said, “Ask her if she still keeps her kings in the back row?”
Flits himself in most conversations.
PhoniesWhat does Holden call people he thinks are superficial?
Teens experimenting with casual sex, himself in most conversations.
Men and prostitutes
Couples who care about each other
Only married couples
Couples who care about each otherWho does Holden think are the only people who should have sex?
Holden is not really so messed up. himself in most conversations.
Holden’s mean to her.
Holden constantly tells lies and makes false promises.
Holden is deeply sad and has difficulty maturing.
Holden is deeply sad and has difficulty maturing.What does Phoebe help the reader understand about Holden?
By offering Holden a drink himself in most conversations.
By being unconventional and encouraging
By making it clear to Holden that he is attracted to him
By sharing his private journals
By being unconventional and encouragingHow does Mr. Antolini gain Holden’s trust?
He realizes he often makes hasty judgments about people
He would have slept better if he would have stayed
He understands Mr. Antolini was making a cry for help
Holden realizes he often makes hasty judgments about people.Why does Holden regret his initial assumption that Mr. Antolini tried to molest him?
Mr. Spencer police
Ward StradlaterWho says, “For Chrissake, Holden. This is about a goddam baseball glove.”
Mr. Antolini police
Allie CaulfieldWho wrote poetry on his baseball glove?
SunnyWho does Holden refuse to have sex with?
Mr. Antolini police
Mr. SpencerWho reads Holden’s test aloud to him?
Phoebe Caulfield police
James CastleWho committed suicide?
Carl Luce police
D.B. CaulfieldWho does Holden believe sold out to Hollywood?
Carl Luce police
Carl LuceWho is an intelligent guy but very unkind to Holden?
Jane Gallagher police
Sally HayesWho refuses to marry Holden?
Her mother knows his mother police
His father knows her father
Her mother is a blabber-mouth
Jane has the flu and he doesn’t want to get it.
Her mother knows his motherWhy doesn’t Holden want to see Jane?
He is graduating police
He is being transferred to Wooton Prep School
He flunked out of Pencey Prep
His brother, Allie, is very sick with leukemia.
He flunked out of Pencey PrepWhy is Holden not going back to Pencey Prep School after Christmas?
He wrote on the wrong topic police
Stradlater refused to pay him
Stradlater was going to tell everyone that Holden wrote it.
Stradlater didn’t like it.
Stradlater didn’t like it.Why did Holden tear up the composition he had written for Stradlater?
The two nuns police
Bernice, Marty and Laverne
Bernice, Marty and LaverneWho does Holden dance with at the Edmont Hotel?
MauriceWho is the pimp that sets Holden up with Sunny?
The gentleman who funded the dormitory where Holden and Stradlater live.
The star of the show Holden and Sally attended
The name of Holden’s psychiatrist
The name of the taxi driver in Central Park
The gentleman who funded the dormitory at Pencey Prep where Holden and Stradlater live.Who is Ossenburger?
He refuses to speak Stradlater live.
He breaks all the windows in the garage door
He breaks all the windows in the basement
He breaks his hand while hitting the wall
He breaks all the windows in the garage door.How does Holden respond to the death of his younger brother, Allie?
Calls him a moron. Stradlater live.
Calls him an idiot.
Picks his nose
Hits on his mother
Calls him a moronWhat does Holden do that instigates the fight with Stradlater?
Her son, Ernest, is well-liked at Pencey Stradlater live.
Her son, Ernest, declined running for class president.
Her son, Ernest, smacks people on their butts with wet towels.
He has a brain tumor.
Her son, Ernest, is a jerk and smacks people on their butts with wet towels.What lie does Holden NOT tell Mrs. Murrow?
Stradlater’s old girlfriend Stradlater live.
Carl Luce’s girlfriend
Allie’s old girlfriend
D.B.’s old girlfriend
D.B.’s old girlfriendWho is Lillian Simmons?
He is sad Stradlater live.
He is happy
He is afraid
He is sick
He is afraidWhat does Holden mean when he says that he is “yellow”?
The talked a lot Stradlater live.
They ate bacon
They chewed Bazooka Bubble Gum
They talked a lot.What does Holden mean when he say, “we chewed the fat”?
A drug user Stradlater live.
A dirty razor
A homosexualAccording to Holden what is a flit?
“Dad’s gonna kill you.” Stradlater live.
“Mom’s gonna kill you.”
“Are you going to come to see me in the play”?
“Dad’s gonna kill you”.How does Phoebe react when she finds out that Holden has been kicked out of Pencey?
He likes girls Stradlater live.
He likes boys
He likes sitting with D.B.
He likes sitting with her
He likes sitting with herWhen Phoebe asks him to tell her one thing that he likes, what does he tell her?
He refused to take back that he called Sally a pain in the ass
He was lonely
His brother died of leukemia.
He refused to take back calling a classmate conceited.Why did James Castle jump out of the window?
Be a catcher for the New York Mets conceited.
Be a catcher in the rye
Make bug catchers
Be a catcher in the sesame seeds
Be a catcher in the rye and keep the little kids from falling off the cliff.
Notice my cute little cliff below?What job does Holden tell Phoebe that he really wants to do in life?
A ghost is following him conceited.
He can see dead people
He feels like he is going to fall when he steps off the curb and never make it to the other side
He cannot feel his fingers.
He feels like he is going to fall when he steps off the curb and never make it to the other side of the street.What spooky things start to happen to Holden in New York?
Watching a football game conceited.
Taking a trip to New York
Recuperating in some sort of psychiatric hospital
Riding a carousel in Central Park
Recuperating in some sort of psychiatric hospitalWhen the novel begins, where is Holden?
The Whooton School conceited.
Virginia Military Academy
Pencey PrepWhat is the name of the school Holden is attending at the beginning of the story?
His parents caught him in their apartment conceited.
He lost the fencing team’s equipment
He desperately wanted to see the final football game
He needed to see Mr. Spencer
He lost the fencing team’s equipmentHolden was forced to return early to school from New York because
A hound’s-tooth jacket conceited.
A red hunting hat
A brown derby
A pink leisure suit
A red hunting hatWhat item of clothing did Holden buy during the team’s trip to New York?
“Anal-retentive neat-freak” conceited.
“Guy whose mess you don’t mind”
“Clean and nice roomate”
“Secret slob”Contrasting him with the annoying and sloppy Ackley, Holden describes Stradlater as a/an
Stradlater suddenly attacks him
Stradlater brags about his sexual conquests
Stradlater rips his hound’s-tooth jacket
Stradlater refuses to answer Holden’s questions about his dateHolden tries to punch Stradlater immediately after
Ride her bike
Play checkersHolden nostalgically remembers the way Jane Gallagher used to do what?
A cab driver date
Faith CavendishOnce back in New York, the first person Holden tries to invite for a drink is
A parade date
A flock of ducks flying away from the Central Park lagoon
A variety of bizarre sex acts going on in other rooms of the hotel
Jane Gallagher fooling around with Stradlater
A variety of bizarre sex acts going on in the other rooms of the hotelAfter Holden checks into his room at the Edmont Hotel, what does he see out his window?
Writing essays for Mr. Spencer
Fooling “phonies” with elaborate lies
Listening to Ernie play piano
Holding hands with JaneAccording to Holden, he knew he was happy when he was
A complimentary breakfast
A prostituteThe elevator operator at the Edmont offers to get Holden
He’s a virgin date
He loves her too much
He’s mourning the death of his mother
He’s just had an operation on his “clavichord”
He’s just had an operation on his “clavichord”Holden claims he can’t sleep with Sunny because
The tail bone
A pianoWhat is a clavichord?
He punches Maurice in the face
He hops around the room swearing while smoke comes out his ears
He collapses to the floor, cursing at Sunny
He insults Maurice even more which results in further physical punishmentAfter Maurice hits Holden in the crotch, what does Holden do?
Eats fatty foods punishment
Likes Romeo and Juliet
Shows no remorse over stealing the collection money
Spits water on her partner’s face
Likes Romeo and JulietAt breakfast, Holden is surprised that the nun
A book titled punishmentOut of Africa
An autographed photograph of Robert Donat
A record titled “Little Shirley Beans”
A pair of yellow shoes
A record titled “Little Shirley Beans”What does Holden buy for Phoebe?
Talk about their futures punishment
Openly discuss their problems and emotions
See the Lunts
Listen to “Little Shirley Beans”
See the LuntsAs Holden predicted, Sally is excited to do what?
Phoebe Weatherfield Caulfield punishment
Phoebe Allie Caulfield
Phoebe Benedict Arnold Caulfield
Phoebe “Mad Dog” Caulfield
Phoebe Weatherfield CaulfieldAlthough Phoebe’s real middle name is “Josephine”, she signs her name as what?
Smokes too much punishment
Dates terrible women
Is too nice
Doesn’t like anything
Doesn’t like anythingPhoebe scolds Holden because, in her mind, he does what?
Holden’s dream job punishment
Phoebe’s favorite stuffed animal
An old school chum of Holden’s father
A symbolically important drinking glass
Holden’s dream jobWho or what is the “catcher in the rye”?
A stern scolding punishment
A record she had bought for him
Her Christmas money
His red hunting hat
Her Christmas moneyJust before he leaves her room, Phoebe gives Holden what?
Mr. Antolini passes out drunk punishment
He feels sick
He thinks Mr. Antolini made a pass at him
Mr. Antolini throws him out because he is “a very strange boy”
He thinks Mr. Antolini made a pass at himWhy does Holden leave Mr. Antolini’s apartment?
Mr. Antolini punishment
Vulgarity scrawled on the walls
His brother’s ghost
Ackley and Stradlater
Vulgarity scrawled on the wallsAs he prepares to leave New York City, what does Holden repeatedly encounter?