Sorry, Right Number

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Stephen King Quizzes & Trivia

Stephen King short story


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Stage directions in a screenplay would NOT give information about
    • A. 

      The set.

    • B. 

      Camera work.

    • C. 

      The story's ending.

    • D. 

      Character's thoughts.

  • 2. 
    The detail about the two phone lines on Katie's phone
    • A. 

      Is funny.

    • B. 

      Is irrelevant.

    • C. 

      Shows that she's rich.

    • D. 

      Is an important story device.

  • 3. 
    The youngest child in the Weiderman family is
    • A. 

      Jeff.

    • B. 

      Connie.

    • C. 

      Polly.

    • D. 

      Dennis.

  • 4. 
    The poster on Bill's study door revelas that he
    • A. 

      Is sloppy.

    • B. 

      Hates horror movies.

    • C. 

      Has a sense of humor.

    • D. 

      Wants to be a musician.

  • 5. 
    Bill seems to excuse his possession of a gun by explaining that he
    • A. 

      Has a license.

    • B. 

      Likes to hunt.

    • C. 

      Is a sheriff's deputy.

    • D. 

      Keeps it for self-defense.

  • 6. 
    After the visit to Dawn's house, Bill stays up late to
    • A. 

      Bake bread.

    • B. 

      Balance his checkbook.

    • C. 

      Tape the movie for Jeff.

    • D. 

      Work on his latest book.

  • 7. 
    Polly's dialogue with Hank at the wedding reveals that
    • A. 

      She hates him.

    • B. 

      She knows his secret.

    • C. 

      She rejected him at first.

    • D. 

      He has a troubled past.

  • 8. 
    Polly isn't physically present early in the story because she's
    • A. 

      Dead.

    • B. 

      In hiding.

    • C. 

      Away at boarding school.

    • D. 

      Being held by kidnappers.

  • 9. 
    Mounted on the walls of Bill's study are his
    • A. 

      Diplomas.

    • B. 

      Book covers.

    • C. 

      Preserved fish.

    • D. 

      Football trophies.

  • 10. 
    Sorry, Right Number is NOT organized according to
    • A. 

      Human interaction.

    • B. 

      A straight progression in time.

    • C. 

      Principles of the horror genre.

    • D. 

      The conventions of writing a screenplay.

  • 11. 
    I last saw Mark a month ago. In the _____, he's grown a beard.(vocabulary word)
    • A. 

      Dejected

    • B. 

      Strenuous

    • C. 

      Amiable

    • D. 

      Interim

  • 12. 
    The earthquake split our yard in half, leaving a long, narrow ______.(vocabulary word)
    • A. 

      Presumably

    • B. 

      Impending

    • C. 

      Chasm

    • D. 

      Bland

  • 13. 
    I added a floral border to liven up my otherwise ______ bedroom walls.(vocabulary word)
    • A. 

      Chasm

    • B. 

      Bland

    • C. 

      Impending

    • D. 

      Amiable

  • 14. 
    Kim was full of energy, so she took a ______ bike ride. (vocabulary word)
    • A. 

      Impending

    • B. 

      Strenuous

    • C. 

      Interim

    • D. 

      Bland

  • 15. 
    We gathered supplies and shovels to prepare for the _____ snowstorm. (vocabulary word)
    • A. 

      Impending

    • B. 

      Dejected

    • C. 

      Strenuous

    • D. 

      Presumably

  • 16. 
    When Jeff lost the leading role to another actor, he felt _____. (vocabulary word)
    • A. 

      Bland

    • B. 

      Dejected

    • C. 

      Impending

    • D. 

      Strenuous