J.D. Salinger Quiz

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.

  1. In which war did Salinger serve?

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  2. This 1965 story was the last work Salinger published:

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

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

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

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

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  7. What does "J.D." stand for?

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

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  9. Where was Salinger raised?

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

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