The Stephen King's '11.22.63' Quiz
by Staff
If you could change history for the better by traveling into the past, would you do it? How much do you know about Jake's time traveling in Stephen King's "11/22/63?"

What is the name of the man who introduces Jake to the time travel portal?

  • Al
  • Jack
  • Don

In the TV miniseries, who plays the character named Jake?

  • Brad Pitt
  • Johnny Depp
  • James Franco

In what business establishment does the time portal appear?

  • coffee shop
  • bank
  • diner

The discovery of the portal inspires a mission to do what?

  • halt the attempted moon landing
  • save JFK from assassination
  • stop the Vietnam War

For how long was the book on the New York Times Best Seller list?

  • 53 weeks
  • 32 weeks
  • 16 weeks

Where is Jake from?

  • Florida
  • Maine
  • Texas

Jake begins his time travel career by trying to stop what event?

  • a sledgehammer murder
  • a violent kidnapping
  • JFK's assassination

If someone enters the portal and then returns, how much time has elapsed in 2011?

  • two weeks
  • two days
  • two minutes

What happens to Harry after Jake travels back in time and saves (most) of his family from being murdered?

  • Harry dies in Vietnam.
  • Harry becomes an alcoholic.
  • Harry spends his life in prison.

King said the book was difficult to write in part due to what?

  • The research process
  • He grew to hate JFK.
  • a chronic illness

How does Jake make money to support his history-changing adventures?

  • He bets on sports.
  • He robs a bank.
  • He becomes a psychic.

Who is George Amberson?

  • Jake's neighbor in Dallas
  • Jake's alias
  • The man who rents Jake an apartment.

To which location does the portal take Jake?

  • Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • a town in Maine
  • Fort Worth, Texas

Jake is hired to teach which subject at Denholm High School?

  • social studies
  • math
  • English

Which network created a miniseries adapted from the book?

  • Hulu
  • Amazon
  • Netflix

How does Al sell Jake on his plot to stop JFK's assassination?

  • He says that Jake could actually do something with his life.
  • He says that Jake could save millions of lives.
  • He says that Jake could be rich.

How long does Al spend in the portal in order to determine if Oswald alone was responsible for JFK's assassination?

  • four years
  • 14 years
  • eight months

What happens if a character changes the past and then uses the portal again?

  • It resets the changes.
  • It takes the traveler even farther back into the past.
  • It ages the character twice as fast.

What career does George de Morenschildt have?

  • math professor
  • petroleum geologist
  • building engineer

When did King say he got the idea for the novel?

  • in 1971
  • in the shower
  • after a weird dream

After he goes back into the past, how long does Jake have to prepare for the assassination attempt?

  • two years
  • five years
  • 10 years

How does the Yellow Card Man die?

  • He cuts his own throat.
  • Jake hits him with a rock.
  • Oswald shoots him.

What does the color of the card on the Yellow Card Man represent?

  • The status of the past world
  • The status of Jake's mission
  • his health

After conducting extensive research, what did King conclude regarding the assassination?

  • There was a foreign conspiracy.
  • Oswald acted alone.
  • There was a cover-up.

How does Jake's girlfriend Sadie die?

  • Oswald shoots her.
  • Jake accidentally kills her.
  • She develops a terminal illness.

Which character does Chris Cooper play in the TV show?

  • Al Templeton
  • Bill Turcotte
  • Lee Harvey Oswald

How many pages are there in the book?

  • 523
  • 667
  • 849

Jake gets himself caught in a lie by singing a song by which band?

  • Aerosmith
  • The Beatles
  • The Rolling Stones

How does Sadie manage to live through Johnny's attack after Jake resets time once again?

  • She saves herself.
  • Deacon kills Johnny.
  • Jake saves her in the nick of time.

When did the TV miniseries debut on Hulu?

  • Veteran's Day 2015
  • Flag Day 2015
  • President's Day 2016