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  • 1. 

    What punk band got their name from a Stephen King novel?

    • A.

      Sublime

    • B.

      Trashcan

    • C.

      Pennywise

    • D.

      Vandals

    Correct Answer
    C. Pennywise
    Explanation
    Pennywise is the correct answer because they are a punk band that got their name from a Stephen King novel. The novel in question is "It," where Pennywise is the name of the terrifying clown antagonist.

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  • 2. 

    What is the last name of the family in Stephen King's novel "The Shining"?

    • A.

      Torrance

    • B.

      Smith

    • C.

      Creed

    • D.

      Redman

    Correct Answer
    A. Torrance
    Explanation
    In Stephen King's novel "The Shining," the last name of the family is Torrance. This can be inferred from the question itself, which asks for the last name of the family in the novel. Since Torrance is one of the options provided and the correct answer, it can be concluded that Torrance is the last name of the family in "The Shining."

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  • 3. 

    What former adult media star was in Stephen King's 1993 miniseries about a town possessed by aliens?

    • A.

      Asia Carrera

    • B.

      Gina Fine

    • C.

      Traci Lords

    • D.

      Heather Hunter

    Correct Answer
    C. Traci Lords
    Explanation
    Traci Lords is the correct answer because she is a former adult media star who appeared in Stephen King's 1993 miniseries about a town possessed by aliens. She gained fame in the adult film industry before transitioning to mainstream acting, and her role in this miniseries was one of her early mainstream acting projects.

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  • 4. 

    Gary Sinise, of "Forrest Gump" and "Apollo 13", starred in which of Stephen King's miniseries?

    • A.

      The Lawnmower Man

    • B.

      The Langoliers

    • C.

      The Stand

    • D.

      The Tommyknockers

    Correct Answer
    C. The Stand
    Explanation
    Gary Sinise starred in Stephen King's miniseries "The Stand".

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  • 5. 

    John Travolta appeared in which movie?

    • A.

      The Mangler

    • B.

      The Lawnmower Man

    • C.

      Children Of The Corn

    • D.

      Carrie

    Correct Answer
    D. Carrie
    Explanation
    John Travolta appeared in the movie Carrie.

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  • 6. 

    In what book by Stephen King is Peter convicted of his father's murder?

    • A.

      The Shining

    • B.

      Carrie

    • C.

      Pet Sematary

    • D.

      The Eyes Of The Dragon

    Correct Answer
    D. The Eyes Of The Dragon
    Explanation
    In the book "The Eyes Of The Dragon" by Stephen King, Peter is convicted of his father's murder. This novel tells the story of a young prince named Peter who is wrongfully accused of killing his father, the king. Peter's evil brother, Flagg, manipulates the situation to frame him for the murder. The book follows Peter's journey as he tries to prove his innocence and uncover the truth behind his father's death.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the girl in the Losers Club from the novel "IT"?

    • A.

      Beverly Denbrough

    • B.

      Beverly Marsh

    • C.

      Beverly Reagan

    • D.

      Beverly Kersh

    Correct Answer
    B. Beverly Marsh
    Explanation
    Beverly Marsh is the correct answer because she is one of the members of the Losers Club from the novel "IT". In the story, Beverly Marsh is a young girl who becomes friends with the other members of the Losers Club and together they face the terrifying entity known as Pennywise the Clown. Beverly Marsh's character plays a significant role in the novel, making her the correct answer to the question.

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  • 8. 

    What movie did Stephen King appear in as a minister?

    • A.

      The Langoliers

    • B.

      It

    • C.

      The Boogeyman

    • D.

      Pet Sematary

    Correct Answer
    D. Pet Sematary
    Explanation
    Stephen King appeared in the movie "Pet Sematary" as a minister.

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  • 9. 

    What did Stephen King do for his hometown in Maine in 1992 with the proceeds from his books?

    • A.

      Built A New Little-League Field

    • B.

      Built An Expansion For The SPCA

    • C.

      Had A New Roof Put On A Church

    • D.

      Put Up A Homeless Shelter

    Correct Answer
    A. Built A New Little-League Field
    Explanation
    In 1992, Stephen King used the proceeds from his books to build a new little-league field for his hometown in Maine. This act of generosity allowed the children in the community to have a safe and well-equipped space to play and enjoy the sport.

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  • 10. 

    In the book "Desperation", what was found in the car Mary and her husband were driving that initially got them arrested?

    • A.

      A Hand Gun, Fully Loaded

    • B.

      A Dead Body

    • C.

      A Fake License

    • D.

      A Bag Of Marijuana

    Correct Answer
    D. A Bag Of Marijuana
    Explanation
    In the book "Desperation", Mary and her husband were initially arrested because a bag of marijuana was found in the car they were driving. This suggests that they were in possession of illegal drugs, which is a criminal offense. The presence of the marijuana in their vehicle likely raised suspicion and led to their arrest.

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  • 11. 

    Which Stephen King book was about vampires?

    • A.

      The Shining

    • B.

      The Tommyknockers

    • C.

      Salem's Lot

    • D.

      The Dark Half

    Correct Answer
    C. Salem's Lot
    Explanation
    Salem's Lot is the correct answer because it is a Stephen King book that revolves around vampires. The story follows a writer who returns to his hometown and discovers that a vampire has taken over the town, turning its residents into vampires as well. The novel explores themes of fear, isolation, and the struggle between good and evil, making it a classic in the horror genre.

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  • 12. 

    What is Stephen King's favorite baseball team?

    • A.

      Boston Red Sox

    • B.

      New York Yankees

    • C.

      New York Mets

    • D.

      Chicago White Sox

    Correct Answer
    A. Boston Red Sox
    Explanation
    Stephen King's favorite baseball team is the Boston Red Sox.

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  • 13. 

    Who played Annie Wilkes in the film version of "Misery"?

    • A.

      Kathy Bates

    • B.

      Meryl Streep

    • C.

      Goldie Hawn

    • D.

      Angelica Huston

    Correct Answer
    A. Kathy Bates
    Explanation
    Kathy Bates played Annie Wilkes in the film version of "Misery".

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  • 14. 

    Richard Thomas starred in Steven King's "It", but what is he best known for?

    • A.

      Playing Ted On The Brady Bunch

    • B.

      Producing Late Night With David Letterman

    • C.

      Inventing Sony's Water Cooled Speakers

    • D.

      Playing John Boy On The Waltons

    Correct Answer
    D. Playing John Boy On The Waltons
    Explanation
    Richard Thomas is best known for playing the character of John Boy on the television series "The Waltons." This role was his most notable and iconic performance, earning him widespread recognition and acclaim.

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  • 15. 

    What Stephen King novel about a misfit student was written under the pen name Richard Bachman?

    • A.

      The Long Walk

    • B.

      Rage

    • C.

      The Dead Zone

    • D.

      The Stand

    Correct Answer
    B. Rage
    Explanation
    "Rage" is the correct answer because it is a Stephen King novel that was written under the pen name Richard Bachman. The novel tells the story of a misfit student and explores themes of teenage angst and violence.

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  • 16. 

    In "The Stand", who performed the song "Baby Can You Dig Your Man"?

    • A.

      Larry Underwood

    • B.

      Frannie Goldsmith

    • C.

      Glen Bateman

    • D.

      Stu Redman

    Correct Answer
    A. Larry Underwood
    Explanation
    In "The Stand," Larry Underwood performed the song "Baby Can You Dig Your Man." This suggests that Larry has musical talent and is capable of entertaining others through his singing. The fact that Larry is the one who performed the song implies that he may have a charismatic personality and is confident in showcasing his abilities to others.

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