Trivia From The Dark Half: Stephen King

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Trivia From The Dark Half: Stephen King

Stephen King may be the Ruler of Horror Novels but how much do you know about him and his work? Can you unravel the mystery of his longevity? Can you seek out the questions which reveal just how much you really know about Stephen King?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Here’s an easy one for any true Stephen King fan. What was King’s first published novel?
    • A. 

      The Stand

    • B. 

      The Shining

    • C. 

      Pet Semetary

    • D. 

      Carrie

  • 2. 
    Most of us have seen our fair share of movie versions of Stephen King novels. But which of the following of his works was a TV mini-series?
    • A. 

      Stand by Me

    • B. 

      The Stand

    • C. 

      The Dark Half

    • D. 

      Misery

  • 3. 
    While we’re on the subject of Stephen King movies, some of us may remember the 1984 film release of Firestarter about a little girl with some truly hot powers. Who played that little girl in the movie?
    • A. 

      Charlize Theron

    • B. 

      Kate Winslet

    • C. 

      Tara Reid

    • D. 

      Drew Barrymore

  • 4. 
    In 1996, Stephen King released Desperation. At the same time, a “companion novel” called The Regulators was released by Richard Bachman. How are Bachman and King connected?
    • A. 

      Bachman was King’s mentor during the early years of his writing career.

    • B. 

      Bachman is a pen name used by King’s son, Owen.

    • C. 

      Bachman is a fellow horror author and long-time friend of King.

    • D. 

      Bachman was a pseudonym King used in his early writing years.

  • 5. 
    Stephen King is definitely a family man. He and his wife Tabitha have been married for more than three decades. Where did they meet?
    • A. 

      In college

    • B. 

      In a fan club for H. P. Lovecraft

    • C. 

      In line for a horror movie

    • D. 

      At a Ramones concert

  • 6. 
    Loyal readers of Stephen King’s novels will recognize the name Randall Flagg, a malevolent character who has made nine appearances in the author’s novels. In which novel did Flagg first appear as a character?
    • A. 

      The Eyes of the Dragon

    • B. 

      The Stand

    • C. 

      Hearts in Atlantis

    • D. 

      The Dark Tower

  • 7. 
    The Dark Tower series is definitely one of Stephen King’s most popular novels. In 2007, the media discovered that a film version was going to be made of the series. Who is set to be the producer and director?
    • A. 

      Michael Bay

    • B. 

      J. J. Abrams

    • C. 

      James Cameron

    • D. 

      Eli Roth

  • 8. 
    Although they are all fully grown now, how many children does Stephen King have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4