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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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Catcher in the rye

Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger


Where does the title of the novel come from

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?


What is the name of the benefactor of holden s dormitory wing

Fawcett

Weiss

Merriman

Ossenburger

Ossenburger

What is the name of the benefactor of Holden’s dormitory wing?


What is phoebe s favorite movie

The Doctor

The 39 Steps

Gone With The Wind

The Wizard of Oz

The 39 Steps

What is Phoebe’s favorite movie?


After his fight with stradlater holden claims that he is a

Sadist

Anarchist

Wimp

Pacifist

Pacifist

After his fight with Stradlater, Holden claims that he is a _____.


Who did holden tell the girls at the lavender room that he saw

Laurence Olivier

Alfred Lunt

Gary Cooper

Peter Lorre

Gary Cooper

Who did Holden tell the girls at the Lavender Room that he saw?


What is one of holden s least favorite words

Indeed

Grand

Phony

Fabulous

Grand

What is one of Holden’s least favorite words?


Which prep school did holden not attend

Pencey

Andover

Whooton

Elkton Hills

Andover

Which prep school did Holden NOT attend?


How did allie die

A car accident

World War II

Polio

Leukemia

Leukemia

How did Allie die?


Which of the following things does holden not like

The nuns at Grand Central

Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms”

Allie Caulfield

James Castle

Hemmingway’s “A Farewell to Arms”

Which of the following things does Holden NOT like?


What smell permeates mr spencer s home

Potpourri

Cigar Smoke

Alcohol

Vicks Nose Drops

Vicks Nose Drops

What smell permeates Mr. Spencer’s home?


Which of these statements is not true

Holden dislikes Stradlater because he is a “secret slob.”

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?


In what month does the novel take place

January

December

November

May

December

In what month does the novel take place?


Why does holden believe that everyone mistakes him for an older person

He has a perpetual five-o’clock shadow.

He uses obscure French words and phrases.

He has prematurely graying hair

He is 6’5”

He has prematurely graying hair

Why does Holden believe that everyone mistakes him for an older person?


Which sentence about carl luce s ex girlfriend is not true

She is Chinese.

She is older than Carl.

She lives in Brooklyn

She is a sculptress.

She lives in Brooklyn

Which sentence about Carl Luce’s ex-girlfriend is NOT true?


According to holden which item shows that stradlater is a phony

His hound’s-tooth jacket

His baseball mitt

His suitcases

His razor

His razor

According to Holden, which item shows that Stradlater is a phony?


Why does holden dislike museums

Museums remind him of Allie

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?


Which of the following was not one of holden s teachers

Vinson

Luce

Spencer

Antolini

Luce

Which of the following was NOT one of Holden’s teachers?


After holden fights stradlater what does he think about

Joining a monastery

Jumping out a window

Shooting Stradlater

Moving to a ranch in Colorado

Joining a monastery

After Holden fights Stradlater, what does he think about?


Where does holden get drunk

Wicker Bar

Ernies

Lavender Room

Edmont Hotel

Wicker Bar

Where does Holden get drunk?


Which of the following characters symbolizes childhood innocence for holden

Robert Ackley

D.B. Caulfield

Allie Caulfield

Lillian Simmons

Allie Caulfield

Which of the following characters symbolizes childhood innocence for Holden?


Which of the following items best symbolizes adulthood for holden

Little Shirley Beans record

Red hunting hat

Vicks Nose Drops

Toenail clipper

Vicks Nose Drops

Which of the following items best symbolizes adulthood for Holden?


What is the significance of stradlater s razor

It shows how the conceited Stradlater is actually a slob.

It symbolizes the violence of adulthood

Foreshadows how Holden will attempt suicide

Symbolizes adulthood

It shows how the conceited Stradlater is actually a slob.

What is the significance of Stradlater’s razor?


Who does not symbolize holden s views of sex

Faith Cavendish

Sunny

Mrs. Antolini

The guests at the Edmont Hotel

Faith Cavendish

Who does NOT symbolize Holden’s views of sex?


Which of the following statements about jane gallagher is not true

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?


Holden s stories illustrate all of the following themes except

The innocence of childhood

The threat of adult authority

Holden’s dysfunctional attitudes about sex

Suicide as a healing measure

Suicide as a healing measure

Holden’s stories illustrate all of the following themes EXCEPT:


What is significant about holden s dislike of the graffiti on the school wall

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?


Where is stradlater s date waiting for him

The car

The cafeteria

The yard

The Annex

The Annex

Where is Stradlater’s date waiting for him?


Who are the stars of the show that holden takes sally to

The Broods

The Carpenters

The Lunts

The Trappers

The Lunts

Who are the stars of the show that Holden takes Sally to?


When holden states now he s out in hollywood d b being a prostitute he most likely means

That only prostitutes make money in Hollywood

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 screenplays

When Holden states, “Now he’s out in Hollywood, D.B., being a prostitute,” he most likely means


Who said life is a game boy life is a game that one plays according to the rules

Mr. Thurmer

Ward Stradlater

Mr. Antolini

Mr. Spencer

Mr. Thurmer

Who said, “Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules”?


Who said ask her if she still keeps her kings in the back row

Holden

Ward Stradlater

Mr. Antolini

Mr. Spencer

Holden

Who said, “Ask her if she still keeps her kings in the back row?”


Who was holden referring to when he said ask her if she still keeps her kings in the back row

Mrs. Antolini

Phoebe Caulfield

Jane Gallagher

Mrs. Spencer

Jane Gallagher

Who was Holden referring to when he said, “Ask her if she still keeps her kings in the back row?”


What does holden call people he thinks are superficial

Flits

Phonies

Champs

Stradlaters

Phonies

What does Holden call people he thinks are superficial?


Who does holden think are the only people who should have sex

Teens experimenting with casual sex,

Men and prostitutes

Couples who care about each other

Only married couples

Couples who care about each other

Who does Holden think are the only people who should have sex?


What does phoebe help the reader understand about holden

Holden is not really so messed up.

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?


How does mr antolini gain holden s trust

By offering Holden a drink

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 encouraging

How does Mr. Antolini gain Holden’s trust?


Why does holden regret his initial assumption that mr antolini tried to molest him

Because Mr. Antolini is going to get into trouble with the police

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?


Who says for chrissake holden this is about a goddam baseball glove

Mr. Spencer

Robert Ackley

Ward Stradlater

Charles Luce

Ward Stradlater

Who says, “For Chrissake, Holden. This is about a goddam baseball glove.”


Who wrote poetry on his baseball glove

Mr. Antolini

Robert Ackley

D.B. Caulfield

Allie Caulfield

Allie Caulfield

Who wrote poetry on his baseball glove?


Who does holden refuse to have sex with

Sunny

Jane Gallagher

Mr.Spencer

Sally

Sunny

Who does Holden refuse to have sex with?


Who reads holden s test aloud to him

Mr. Antolini

Mr. Spencer

Mr Thurmer

Mr. Caulfield

Mr. Spencer

Who reads Holden’s test aloud to him?


Who committed suicide

Phoebe Caulfield

Sally Hayes

Allie Caulfield

James Castle

James Castle

Who committed suicide?


Who does holden believe sold out to hollywood

Carl Luce

Ward Stradlater

D.B. Caulfield

Allie Caulfield

D.B. Caulfield

Who does Holden believe sold out to Hollywood?


Who is an intelligent guy but very unkind to holden

Carl Luce

Ward Stradlater

D.B. Caulfield

Allie Caulfield

Carl Luce

Who is an intelligent guy but very unkind to Holden?


Who refuses to marry holden

Jane Gallagher

Sally Hayes

Phoebe Caulfield

Faith Cavendish

Sally Hayes

Who refuses to marry Holden?


Why doesn t holden want to see jane

Her mother knows his mother

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 mother

Why doesn’t Holden want to see Jane?


Why is holden not going back to pencey prep school after christmas

He is graduating

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 Prep

Why is Holden not going back to Pencey Prep School after Christmas?


Why did holden tear up the composition he had written for stradlater

He wrote on the wrong topic

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?


Who does holden dance with at the edmont hotel

The two nuns

Bernice, Marty and Laverne

Phoebe Caulfield

Sally Hayes

Bernice, Marty and Laverne

Who does Holden dance with at the Edmont Hotel?


Who is the pimp that sets holden up with sunny

Ackley

Stradlater

Luce

Maurice

Maurice

Who is the pimp that sets Holden up with Sunny?


Who is ossenburger

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?


How does holden respond to the death of his younger brother allie

He refuses to speak

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?


What does holden do that instigates the fight with stradlater

Calls him a moron.

Calls him an idiot.

Picks his nose

Hits on his mother

Calls him a moron

What does Holden do that instigates the fight with Stradlater?


What lie does holden not tell mrs murrow

Her son, Ernest, is well-liked at Pencey

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?


Who is lillian simmons

Stradlater’s old girlfriend

Carl Luce’s girlfriend

Allie’s old girlfriend

D.B.’s old girlfriend

D.B.’s old girlfriend

Who is Lillian Simmons?


What does holden mean when he says that he is yellow

He is sad

He is happy

He is afraid

He is sick

He is afraid

What does Holden mean when he says that he is “yellow”?


What does holden mean when he say we chewed the fat

The talked a lot

They ate bacon

They chewed Bazooka Bubble Gum

They exercised.

They talked a lot.

What does Holden mean when he say, “we chewed the fat”?


According to holden what is a flit

A drug user

A homosexual

A dirty razor

A phony

A homosexual

According to Holden what is a flit?


How does phoebe react when she finds out that holden has been kicked out of pencey

“Dad’s gonna kill you.”

“Nice job!”

“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?


When phoebe asks him to tell her one thing that he likes what does he tell her

He likes girls

He likes boys

He likes sitting with D.B.

He likes sitting with her

He likes sitting with her

When Phoebe asks him to tell her one thing that he likes, what does he tell her?


Why did james castle jump out of the window

He refused to take back that he called a classmate conceited.

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?


What job does holden tell phoebe that he really wants to do in life

Be a catcher for the New York Mets

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?


What spooky things start to happen to holden in new york

A ghost is following him

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?


When the novel begins where is holden

Watching a football game

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 hospital

When the novel begins, where is Holden?


What is the name of the school holden is attending at the beginning of the story

The Whooton School

Pencey Prep

Andover Prep

Virginia Military Academy

Pencey Prep

What is the name of the school Holden is attending at the beginning of the story?


Holden was forced to return early to school from new york because

His parents caught him in their apartment

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 equipment

Holden was forced to return early to school from New York because


What item of clothing did holden buy during the team s trip to new york

A hound’s-tooth jacket

A red hunting hat

A brown derby

A pink leisure suit

A red hunting hat

What item of clothing did Holden buy during the team’s trip to New York?


Contrasting him with the annoying and sloppy ackley holden describes stradlater as a an

“Anal-retentive neat-freak”

“Guy whose mess you don’t mind”

“Clean and nice roomate”

“Secret Slob”

“Secret slob”

Contrasting him with the annoying and sloppy Ackley, Holden describes Stradlater as a/an


Holden tries to punch stradlater immediately after

Stradlater refuses to answer Holden’s questions about his date

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 date

Holden tries to punch Stradlater immediately after


Holden nostalgically remembers the way jane gallagher used to do what

Talk about the Museum of Natural History

Play checkers

Write stories

Ride her bike

Play checkers

Holden nostalgically remembers the way Jane Gallagher used to do what?


Once back in new york the first person holden tries to invite for a drink is

A cab driver

Faith Cavendish

Carl Luce

Sally Hayes

Faith Cavendish

Once back in New York, the first person Holden tries to invite for a drink is


After holden checks into his room at the edmont hotel what does he see out his window

A parade

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 hotel

After Holden checks into his room at the Edmont Hotel, what does he see out his window?


According to holden he knew he was happy when he was

Holding hands with Jane

Writing essays for Mr. Spencer

Fooling “phonies” with elaborate lies

Listening to Ernie play piano

Holding hands with Jane

According to Holden, he knew he was happy when he was


The elevator operator at the edmont offers to get holden

Drugs

A complimentary breakfast

A prostitute

Movie tickets

A prostitute

The elevator operator at the Edmont offers to get Holden


Holden claims he can t sleep with sunny because

He’s a virgin

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


What is a clavichord

The bone between the rib cage

The tail bone

A piano

A knife

A piano

What is a clavichord?


After maurice hits holden in the crotch what does holden do

He insults Maurice which results in further physical punishment

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 punishment

After Maurice hits Holden in the crotch, what does Holden do?


At breakfast holden is surprised that the nun

Eats fatty foods

Likes Romeo and Juliet

Shows no remorse over stealing the collection money

Spits water on her partner’s face

Likes Romeo and Juliet

At breakfast, Holden is surprised that the nun


What does holden buy for phoebe

A book titled Out 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?


As holden predicted sally is excited to do what

Talk about their futures

Openly discuss their problems and emotions

See the Lunts

Listen to “Little Shirley Beans”

See the Lunts

As Holden predicted, Sally is excited to do what?


Although phoebe s real middle name is josephine she signs her name as what

Phoebe Weatherfield Caulfield

Phoebe Allie Caulfield

Phoebe Benedict Arnold Caulfield

Phoebe “Mad Dog” Caulfield

Phoebe Weatherfield Caulfield

Although Phoebe’s real middle name is “Josephine”, she signs her name as what?


Phoebe scolds holden because in her mind he does what

Smokes too much

Dates terrible women

Is too nice

Doesn’t like anything

Doesn’t like anything

Phoebe scolds Holden because, in her mind, he does what?


Who or what is the catcher in the rye

Holden’s dream job

Phoebe’s favorite stuffed animal

An old school chum of Holden’s father

A symbolically important drinking glass

Holden’s dream job

Who or what is the “catcher in the rye”?


Just before he leaves her room phoebe gives holden what

A stern scolding

A record she had bought for him

Her Christmas money

His red hunting hat

Her Christmas money

Just before he leaves her room, Phoebe gives Holden what?


Why does holden leave mr antolini s apartment

Mr. Antolini passes out drunk

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 him

Why does Holden leave Mr. Antolini’s apartment?


As he prepares to leave new york city what does holden repeatedly encounter

Mr. Antolini

Vulgarity scrawled on the walls

His brother’s ghost

Ackley and Stradlater

Vulgarity scrawled on the walls

As he prepares to leave New York City, what does Holden repeatedly encounter?


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