Ultimate Quiz On Stephen King

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  • 1. 

    In "The Stand", what was the word Tom Cullen used when trying to spell everything?

    • A.

      Star

    • B.

      Moon

    • C.

      God

    • D.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    B. Moon
    Explanation
    In "The Stand", Tom Cullen used the word "Moon" when trying to spell everything. This suggests that Tom associated the word "Moon" with the concept of completeness or entirety. It could be inferred that he used this word as a representation of his desire to understand and encompass all things.

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  • 2. 

    In Stephen King's "The Stand", Mother Abigail walked into the woods to cleanse herself of what sin?

    • A.

      Pride

    • B.

      Murder

    • C.

      Gluttony

    • D.

      Lust

    Correct Answer
    A. Pride
    Explanation
    In Stephen King's "The Stand," Mother Abigail walked into the woods to cleanse herself of pride. This suggests that she recognized her own arrogance and wanted to rid herself of this sin. Pride is often seen as a destructive trait, and Mother Abigail's act of seeking purification in the woods indicates her desire to become humble and free from this sinful quality.

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  • 3. 

    What is the title of the short story by Stephen King that was made into the movie "Stand By Me"?

    • A.

      By The Train Tracks

    • B.

      The Body

    • C.

      Apt Pupil

    • D.

      The Summer

    Correct Answer
    B. The Body
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Body." This short story by Stephen King was made into the movie "Stand By Me." The story follows a group of young boys who set out on a journey to find the body of a missing boy. The title "The Body" reflects the central focus of the story and the main objective of the characters.

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  • 4. 

    What is full title of the short story that was made into the movie, "The Shawshank Redemption"?

    • A.

      Grace Kelly & The Shawshank Redemption

    • B.

      Lana Turner & The Shawshank Redemption

    • C.

      Marilyn Monroe & The Shawshank Redemption

    • D.

      Rita Hayworth & The Shawshank Redemption

    Correct Answer
    D. Rita Hayworth & The Shawshank Redemption
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rita Hayworth & The Shawshank Redemption." This is the full title of the short story that was adapted into the movie. The story was written by Stephen King and was originally published in a collection of his works titled "Different Seasons." The movie adaptation, "The Shawshank Redemption," was released in 1994 and starred Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the savior in Stephen King's "Desperation"?

    • A.

      The Sheriff

    • B.

      The Boy, David

    • C.

      Mary

    • D.

      The Punker

    Correct Answer
    B. The Boy, David
    Explanation
    In Stephen King's "Desperation," the savior is The Boy, David. This suggests that David plays a crucial role in saving the characters or resolving the conflicts in the story. However, without further context, it is unclear what exactly David does to earn this title of "savior."

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  • 6. 

    Where did King's wife, Tabitha, find his first book "Carrie"?

    • A.

      At The Local Book Store

    • B.

      Buried In The Garden

    • C.

      In The Doctor's Office

    • D.

      In His Trash Can

    Correct Answer
    D. In His Trash Can
    Explanation
    Tabitha found King's first book "Carrie" in his trash can.

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  • 7. 

    What other movie did John Coffey's actor play before "The Green Mile"?

    • A.

      Heat

    • B.

      Cocoon

    • C.

      The Sixth Sense

    • D.

      Armageddon

    Correct Answer
    D. Armageddon
    Explanation
    John Coffey's actor, Michael Clarke Duncan, played a role in the movie "Armageddon" before appearing in "The Green Mile."

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  • 8. 

    Which one of these Actors is not in a Stephen King movie?

    • A.

      Kathy Bates

    • B.

      John Travolta

    • C.

      Leonardo De Caprio

    • D.

      Molly Ringwald

    Correct Answer
    C. Leonardo De Caprio
    Explanation
    Leonardo De Caprio is not in a Stephen King movie. While Kathy Bates has appeared in several Stephen King adaptations, including her iconic role in "Misery," John Travolta starred in the film "Carrie," and Molly Ringwald appeared in "The Stand." However, Leonardo De Caprio has not been in any Stephen King movies.

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  • 9. 

    In "Pet Sematary" by Stephen King, what was the son's name?

    • A.

      Gage

    • B.

      Freddy

    • C.

      Cage

    • D.

      Larry

    Correct Answer
    A. Gage
    Explanation
    In "Pet Sematary" by Stephen King, the son's name is Gage. This can be inferred from the question itself, which asks for the son's name, and the correct answer is Gage.

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  • 10. 

    In what two Stephen King movies does Drew Barrymore play a leading role?

    • A.

      Tommyknockers And Firestarter

    • B.

      Cat's Eye And Pet Sematary

    • C.

      Cat's Eye And Firestarter

    • D.

      Firestarter And It

    Correct Answer
    C. Cat's Eye And Firestarter
    Explanation
    Drew Barrymore plays a leading role in the movies "Cat's Eye" and "Firestarter." In "Cat's Eye," she portrays a character named Amanda who is tormented by a supernatural creature. In "Firestarter," Barrymore plays the main character, Charlie, a young girl with pyrokinetic abilities who becomes the target of a government agency. Both films showcase Barrymore's talent and versatility as an actress in the horror genre.

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  • 11. 

    What is the Gunslinger's name?

    • A.

      Edward

    • B.

      Ronald

    • C.

      Rich

    • D.

      Roland

    Correct Answer
    D. Roland
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Roland. The Gunslinger's name is Roland.

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  • 12. 

    For what baseball team does author Stephen King root?

    • A.

      Tigers

    • B.

      Yankees

    • C.

      Orioles

    • D.

      Red Sox

    Correct Answer
    D. Red Sox
    Explanation
    Stephen King roots for the Red Sox baseball team.

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  • 13. 

    What former Red Sox pitcher's name is part of a book's title?

    • A.

      Bill Lee

    • B.

      Tom Gordon

    • C.

      Luis Tiant

    • D.

      Bob Stanley

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Gordon
    Explanation
    Tom Gordon, a former Red Sox pitcher, has his name as part of a book's title. This suggests that there is a book that includes his name in the title, making him the correct answer to the question.

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  • 14. 

    In "The Stand", which U.S. President does Mother Abigail call a Communist?

    • A.

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B.

      Herbert Hoover

    • C.

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • D.

      Lyndon Johnson

    Correct Answer
    C. Franklin Roosevelt
    Explanation
    In "The Stand," Mother Abigail calls Franklin Roosevelt a Communist. This suggests that she believes he holds communist ideals or is sympathetic to communist ideologies. It could be interpreted as a criticism of Roosevelt's policies or a reflection of Mother Abigail's conservative views. However, without further context from the book, it is difficult to determine the exact reason behind her statement.

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  • 15. 

    Who is not a character in Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series?

    • A.

      Detta Walker

    • B.

      Sandra Dean

    • C.

      Eddie Dean

    • D.

      John Chambers

    Correct Answer
    B. Sandra Dean
    Explanation
    The question asks for a character who is not part of Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series. Among the given options, Sandra Dean is the only name that is not a character in the series. Therefore, Sandra Dean is the correct answer.

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