The Catcher in the Rye: “Holden” the Answers Quiz
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Q. What does Holden’s brother D.B. do for a living?
He’s a pitcher.
He’s a Hollywood writer.
He’s a zookeeper.
He’s headmaster at a school called Hogwarts.
Q. Where did Holden attend school?
Some unnamed military school
Q. What happened to Holden’s brother Allie?
He was put up for adoption (their mother had no need for another boy).
He was abducted by aliens.
He died of leukemia.
He was sent to juvie.
Q. What did Allie write on his baseball glove?
The names of girls he liked
Q. Why did Holden miss his brother’s funeral?
He had a test that he couldn’t miss.
He was in the hospital after breaking the garage windows with his bare hands.
He got the days mixed up.
He was with a prostitute.