Catcher in the Rye
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. What is written on Allie's glove?
    answer choices
    short story ideas
    baseball scores
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. What fact about Stradlater caused Holden to worry about his date with Jane?
    answer choices
    He is sexually experienced.
    He is violent.
    He steals.
    He is unfaithful.
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. "He was always cleaning his fingernails."
    answer choices
    Mr. Spencer
    Mr. Haas
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Spoke about "Life being a game and all."
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    Mr. Spencer
    Mr. Haas
    Dr. Thurmer
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. A promiscuous girl who Holden called late at night.
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    Mrs. Morrow
    Faith Cavendish
    Eddie Birdsell
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Phoebe asks Holden
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    to take her to a museum.
    to name one thing he likes.
    why he flunked Pencey.
    Why he came home early.
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. After their conversation, Holden and Phoebe
    answer choices
    told jokes.
    played checkers.
    drew pictures.
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Before he left, Holden gave Phoebe his
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    red hunting hat.
    favorite book.
    Christmas money.
    favorite movie.
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. What woke Holden up?
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    A nightmare about Allie.
    A fit of coughing.
    Mr. Antolini petting his head.
    An alarm clock.
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. While in the museum, Holden met two boys and guided them to the mummies.
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  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. Phoebe is the only girl who wants to run away with Holden.
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  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. Despite everything, Holden is glad to be able to get his story off his chest.
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  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. What did Holden like best about the museum?
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    Everything always stayed where it was.
    It was free on Sundays.
    It reminded him of fun times with his parents and brothers when he was young.
    It was warm and cheerful, and no one bothered him.
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did Holden call Carl Luce even though he didn't like him much?
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    Holden knew Luce was an A student. He wanted Luce to tutor him over the holidays.
    He wanted to borrow money. He knew Luce was rich, and was a sucker for a sob story.
    Luce has his own apartment. Holden wants Luce to let him stay with him until Wednesday, when he can go home.
    Holden was desperate for companionship, and also thought Luce was intellectual and could help him.
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. What advice did Mr. Antolini give Holden?
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    "Only educated and scholarly men are able to contribute something valuable to this world."
    "I simply find Eastern philosophy more interesting than Western."
    "You're a real prince; a gentleman and a scholar."
    "The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die only for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one."
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Holden explain his catcher in the rye daydream?
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    He would stand in a field of rye, where his job would be to catch any children who started to go over the cliff.
    He would play baseball wearing his brother's glove, and stand in the outfield, ready to catch anything that came his way.
    He would stand guard over all of the rye whiskey in the world and make sure no one got drunk.
    He would be running through a field of rye and farmers with pitchforks would be chasing him
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. Describe Holden's relationship with Jane Gallagher.
    answer choices
    They have been romantically involved for over a year, although they are currently having a disagreement because Jane wants to date others and Holden doesn't.
    They used to be romantically involved but now they can't stand each other.
    They seem to be good friends, playing checkers, going to movies, and talking. There was no advanced romantic involvement between them.
    They have only spoken a few times, but Holden would like to get to know her better.
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. What do we learn about Holden from his diversion about his gloves being stolen at Pencey?
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    Possessions don't mean a lot to him
    He is very selfish and materialistic
    He will jump at any chance to fight
    He calls himself a coward, but he is really too humane to hurt anyone
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. What record did Holden get for Phoebe? Why?
    answer choices
    He got "The Skaters' Waltz" by Strauss because it was her favorite skating song
    He got "Little Shirley Beans." He liked it and though Phoebe would, too
    He got Shirley Temple singing, "On the Good Ship Lollipop." Phoebe liked to pretend she was Shirley Temple.
    e got "The Twelve Days of Christmas," because he knew she had to learn it for the school play.
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. Holden's obsession with the ducks can symbolize what?
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    Holden's wonder about what happens after death
    Holden's fear of growing up and leaving his childhood behind
    Holden's refusal to analyze his own feelings 
    All of the other answers
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