Ultimate Quiz On The Shining (1980)

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How well do you know about The Shining (1980) movie


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the child's name in "The Shining"?

    • A.

      Randy Torrence

    • B.

      Danny Torrence

    • C.

      Tony Torrence

    • D.

      Andy Torrence

    Correct Answer
    B. Danny Torrence
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Shining," the child's name is Danny Torrence. This is evident from the question itself, which asks for the child's name in the movie. Among the given options, Danny Torrence is the only name that matches the criteria. Therefore, Danny Torrence is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    In the 1981 movie "The Shining", which hotel did Jack and family look after?

    • A.

      The Rocky Mountain Hotel

    • B.

      The Overhang Hotel

    • C.

      The Sidewinder Resort

    • D.

      The Overlook Hotel

    Correct Answer
    D. The Overlook Hotel
    Explanation
    In the 1981 movie "The Shining," Jack and his family looked after The Overlook Hotel. This is the correct answer because throughout the movie, the story revolves around the eerie and haunted events that take place in The Overlook Hotel. The hotel's name is mentioned multiple times in the movie, and it serves as the main setting for the film.

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  • 3. 

    Which one of these Jack Nicholson movies was released in the 1980's?

    • A.

      The Last Tycoon

    • B.

      Goin South

    • C.

      The Shining

    • D.

      Man Trouble

    Correct Answer
    C. The Shining
    Explanation
    The Shining was released in the 1980's.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of the hotel in the book, "The Shining"?

    • A.

      The Overlook

    • B.

      Hillside Hotel

    • C.

      Mountaintop Resort

    • D.

      The Holiday Inn

    Correct Answer
    A. The Overlook
    Explanation
    In the book "The Shining," the name of the hotel is The Overlook.

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  • 5. 

    Who directed the movie "The Shining", based on the Stephen King novel?

    • A.

      Steven Spielberg

    • B.

      Steven Seagal

    • C.

      Stephen King

    • D.

      Stanley Kubrick

    Correct Answer
    D. Stanley Kubrick
    Explanation
    Stanley Kubrick directed the movie "The Shining" based on the Stephen King novel. This is evident from the fact that Stanley Kubrick is a renowned director who has directed numerous successful films, and "The Shining" is one of his notable works. Stephen King, on the other hand, is the author of the novel on which the movie is based, but he did not direct the film adaptation. Therefore, Stanley Kubrick is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    In "The Shining", what did Danny begin to say as he went into a trance?

    • A.

      Redrum

    • B.

      Murder

    • C.

      Please Stop

    • D.

      Kill, Kill

    Correct Answer
    A. Redrum
    Explanation
    In "The Shining," Danny began to say "Redrum" as he went into a trance. This word is significant in the story as it is "murder" spelled backward, symbolizing the dark and violent events that unfold in the film. The repetition of "Redrum" adds to the eerie atmosphere and foreshadows the horrors that Danny and his family will face in the Overlook Hotel.

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  • 7. 

    Who was inspired to write the novel "The Shining" while staying at the Stanley Hotel in Colorado?

    • A.

      Reed Arvin

    • B.

      Stephen King

    • C.

      Stanley Kubrick

    • D.

      John Irving

    Correct Answer
    B. Stephen King
    Explanation
    Stephen King was inspired to write the novel "The Shining" while staying at the Stanley Hotel in Colorado. The hotel's eerie atmosphere and haunted reputation provided the inspiration for the story of a family's terrifying experiences at the isolated Overlook Hotel. King's stay at the Stanley Hotel, combined with his own personal experiences and imagination, led to the creation of this iconic horror novel.

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  • 8. 

    In "The Shining", Jack Torrance says he would sell his soul for what?

    • A.

      A Way Out Of The Mansion

    • B.

      An Ending To His Book

    • C.

      Money

    • D.

      A Drink

    Correct Answer
    D. A Drink
    Explanation
    In "The Shining", Jack Torrance expresses his desperation and frustration through his statement of selling his soul for a drink. This suggests that he is willing to go to extreme lengths to satisfy his craving for alcohol, highlighting his addiction and the destructive nature it has on his character. It also emphasizes his vulnerability and the deteriorating mental state he experiences throughout the story.

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  • 9. 

    Where is the Overlook Hotel in "The Shining" located?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Colorado

    • C.

      Wyoming

    • D.

      Wisconsin

    Correct Answer
    B. Colorado
    Explanation
    In "The Shining," the Overlook Hotel is located in Colorado. This can be inferred from the fact that the novel and film are set in the Rocky Mountains, which are predominantly located in Colorado. Additionally, the film adaptation of "The Shining" was shot on location at the Timberline Lodge in Mount Hood, Oregon, which resembles the exterior of the Overlook Hotel.

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  • 10. 

    At which hotel did Stanley Kubrick film the exterior shots of "The Shining"?

    • A.

      Bridgeford Resort

    • B.

      Brixton Hotel

    • C.

      Biltmore Hotel

    • D.

      The Timberline Lodge

    Correct Answer
    D. The Timberline Lodge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Timberline Lodge. The Timberline Lodge is the hotel where Stanley Kubrick filmed the exterior shots of "The Shining."

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  • 11. 

    In "The Shining", who was the caretaker before Jack Torrance, according to Mr. Ullman?

    • A.

      Dick Halloran

    • B.

      Stuart Ullman

    • C.

      Larry Durkin

    • D.

      Charles Grady

    Correct Answer
    D. Charles Grady
    Explanation
    According to Mr. Ullman in "The Shining," Charles Grady was the caretaker before Jack Torrance.

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  • 12. 

    In "The Shining", what room is Danny warned not to go in?

    • A.

      273

    • B.

      327

    • C.

      372

    • D.

      237

    Correct Answer
    D. 237
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Shining", Danny is warned not to go into room 237. This room holds a dark secret and is considered dangerous. The film builds suspense around this room and it becomes a focal point of the story. Danny's curiosity and eventual encounter with the room's haunting presence adds to the overall tension and horror of the film.

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  • 13. 

    Which of these books came out the earliest for Stephen King?

    • A.

      Pet Sematary

    • B.

      The Shining

    • C.

      The Dead Zone

    • D.

      Cujo

    Correct Answer
    B. The Shining
    Explanation
    "The Shining" came out the earliest for Stephen King. This can be inferred based on the publication dates of the books mentioned. While "Pet Sematary" was published in 1983, "The Dead Zone" was published in 1979, and "Cujo" was published in 1981, "The Shining" was published in 1977, making it the earliest book among the options provided.

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  • 14. 

    "When I Goosestep" by The Shins was in which film?

    • A.

      13 Going On 30

    • B.

      Wicker Park

    • C.

      Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen

    • D.

      A Cinderella Story

    Correct Answer
    B. Wicker Park
    Explanation
    The song "When I Goosestep" by The Shins was featured in the film "Wicker Park".

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