The Ultimate
The Catcher in the Rye
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 14

How would Holden describe Sally Hayes?

  • Shallow
  • Homely
  • Deep
  • Thoughtful

Question 2 of 14

How does Holden feel at the end of his book about the people he talked about?

  • He misses them
  • He hates them all
  • He wants to send them money
  • He wants to keep talking about them

Question 3 of 14

What school was Holden attending during his flashback?

  • Pencey Preparatory Academy
  • Welton Academy
  • The Hill School
  • Mercersburg Academy

Question 4 of 14

What does Holden leave on the New York subway?

  • Fencing equipment
  • His backpack
  • One thousand dollars cash
  • His passport

Question 5 of 14

What characteristic would be used to describe Mr Spencer?

  • Long winded
  • Curt
  • Plain speaking
  • Politically incorrect for his time

Question 6 of 14

What game does Holden associate with Jane Gallagher?

  • Checkers
  • Monopoly
  • Polo
  • Synchronized Swimming

Question 7 of 14

Whom does Holden get in a fist fight with in his dorm?

  • Stradlater
  • Maurice
  • Sunny
  • Mr Spencer

Question 8 of 14

Where are Phoebe and Holden when they reconcile?

  • At the Central Park Zoo Carousel
  • In the New York Subway
  • At Rockefeller Center
  • At the zoo

Question 9 of 14

What is Holden's plan for when he moves west?

  • To live as a recluse
  • To join the circus
  • To try to make it in Hollywood
  • To be a beach bum

Question 10 of 14

What do Holden and Sally do at Rockefeller Center?

  • Ice Skating
  • Dancing
  • They watch a concert
  • Watch a Christmas tree lighting

Question 11 of 14

What does Holden sell in order to make money to leave Pencey early?

  • His typewriter
  • His car
  • His watch
  • His school books

Question 12 of 14

What happens when Sunny and Maurice come to Holden's hotel room?

  • They take his money and beat him up
  • They talk about their childhoods
  • They play poker
  • They set the hotel room on fire

Question 13 of 14

How does this line end, "If a body catch a body coming ___________"?

  • through the rye
  • round the bend
  • down from heaven
  • to the grave

Question 14 of 14

What record does Holden buy for his sister Phoebe?

  • Little Shirley Beans
  • Peggy Sue
  • Wake up Little Susie
  • Bye Bye Love

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