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Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Where is Holden when the novel ends?
  1. In New York
  2. At home
  3. In a mental institution
  4. At Pencey
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Where is Holden when the novel begins?
  1. His dorm
  2. His teacher's house
  3. Visiting his brother in Hollywood
  4. A summer vacation in Maine
  5. In a mental institute
  6. Watching a football game
  7. None of the above
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
What was the narrative structure of CATCHER IN THE RYE?
  1. first person
  2. third person limited
  3. third person omniscient
  4. second person
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Above all, what does Holden consider the "phoniest of the phonies"?
  1. Comic books
  2. Stradlater
  3. Ackley
  4. His teacher Mr. Spencer
  5. Hollywood and the Movies
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
What is the essay supposed to be about that Holden writes for Stradlater?
  1. A description of a room
  2. A description of an object used in sports
  3. A story about a sibling
  4. A story about someone with a terminal illness
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
The father of psychoanalysis was
  1. Ivan Pavlov
  2. B.F. Skinner
  3. Sigmund Freud
  4. Carl Jung
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
According to Holden, why do girls say that boys have inferiority complexes?
  1. Girls are smarter than boys.
  2. Boys don?t understand what inferiority really is.
  3. Saying that boys have an inferiority complex gives girls an excuse to date arrogant boys
  4. Girls want to date boys with inferiority complexes
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Why do Stradlater and Holden begin fighting?
  1. Stradlater makes fun of Holden for being expelled
  2. Stradlater refuses to tell Holden anything about his date with Jane
  3. Holden makes fun of Stradlater for not cleaning his razor
  4. Stradlater ripped Holden's hound's tooth jacket that he borrowed
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Holden is upset about Stradlater's date with Jane because:
  1. he is worried she will tell him what happened when their families vacationed together in Maine
  2. he is worried he will make sexual advances towards her
  3. both
  4. neither
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
What does Holden's hunting hat represent?
  1. A desire to stay warm
  2. A need to disguise himself
  3. A desire to be different to other people
  4. A response to peer pressure
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Why does the fencing team have to come home early from a meet in New York?
  1. Because Holden got in a verbal fight with the captain of the opposing team
  2. Because their teacher, Mr. Spencer, became unexpectedly ill
  3. Because Holden lost the fencing equipment on the subway
  4. None of the above
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Why does Carl Luce leave Holden in the bar?
  1. Holden keeps talking about sex
  2. Carl doesn't want to hear about his brother's death
  3. Carl prefers talking with D.B.
  4. Holden keeps swearing
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
CITR was published in which decade?
  1. early 1940s
  2. early 1950s
  3. late 1950s
  4. early 1960s
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
Grade 10 The Catcher in the Rye
What does Holden ask Sally Hayes to do?
  1. Write an essay for him
  2. Call him back
  3. Run away with him
  4. Marry him
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