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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye


by J. D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye: Where's the Pitcher? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Catcher in the Rye? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Holden's favorite word is:

Q. What question plagues Holden throughout the book?

Which came first: the chicken, or the egg?
Where do the ducks in the Central Park pond go in the winter?
Who killed FDR?
Would aliens be less phony?
Q. What is Holden's kid sister's name?

Madame Mix-a-Lot
Q. Why does Holden get beat up in the hotel room?

He insulted the bell boy, with a particularly raunchy "Yo Mamma" joke.
He stole the next room's USA Today.
He didn't pay a hooker.
He laughs at a man who plays the harmonica with his nose.
Q. What would Holden like to be?

A lemon
A batter in the wheat
A ninja
A catcher in the rye