The Catcher in the Rye AR Test Answers

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Salinger, J.D.
AR Quiz No. 5978 EN

The story narrates the aftermath of a prep school expulsion and a subsequent nervous breakdown through the eyes of a cynical teenager. The content of the plot includes adult themes and profanity.

ATOS Book Level:4.7
Interest Level:Upper Grades (UG 9-12)
AR Points:11.0
Word Count:73404

Quiz Answers

1. Why was Holden kicked out?Failing most classes
2. Holden said he left another school because…Surrounded by phonies
3. What did Stradlater ask Holden to do?Write English
4. Holden’s brother died of…Leukemia
5. Holden told Mrs. Morrow her son was…Mean
6. Where did Holden’s brother write poetry?In baseball mitt
7. When Holden spoke of his brother…DB prostituted himself
8. Holden talked about how he felt and he said…He was lonesome
9. Holden said Ernie was…A snob
10. Why did Holden not like the Disciples?They let Jesus down
11. Few happy memories Holden had from childhood was…The museum
12. Holden tried to talk Sally into running away to…Vermont and Massachusetts
13. Why did Holden call the lady who cried a phony?She ignored her kid
14. After being kicked out, Holden told Phoebe he was…Going to military school
15. Holden remembered James Castle, a boy…Who jumped out of a window
16. How did Holden respond to Phoebe’s command for one thing he liked?“I like Allie”
17. Holden wanted to be a catcher in the rye and…Save little kids
18. Holden was gonna stay at Mr. Antonioni’s but…He was patting him on the head
19. Holden dreamed about running away and…Living in a cabin in the woods
20. As Phoebe rode on the carousel, Holden realized…Older people had to let kids fall


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