J.D. Salinger Quiz

J.D. Salinger Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

What do you know about J.D. Salinger, the infamous reclusive and author best known for his novel The Catcher in the Rye? Find out by taking the eNotes quiz about this enigmatic American author.

  • Question 1

    Famously reclusive, Salinger's last interview was in _______.

  • Question 2

    What does "J.D." stand for?

  • Question 3

    In which war did Salinger serve?

  • Question 4

    Who killed John Lennon and wildly cited The Catcher in the Rye as his inspiration to do so?

  • Question 5

    How many film adaptations of The Catcher in the Rye have been produced?

  • Question 6

    What reason did The New Yorker give for rejecting The Catcher in the Rye?

  • Question 7

    True or False: The Catcher in the Rye was a flop when it was first published

  • Question 8

    This 1965 story was the last work Salinger published:

  • Question 9

    Where was Salinger raised?

  • Question 10

    True or False: Salinger never authorized either of his two biographies

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