The Stephen King's 'Christine' Quiz
by Staff
A large, inanimate object is imbued with a thirst for blood in this Stephen King novel. How much do you know about "Christine?"

What make is the car in "Christine?"

  • Dodge
  • Plymouth
  • Ford

How does the car named Christine begin hurting other people?

  • It has mechanical breakdowns at high speed.
  • It's possessed.
  • The owner runs people over.

What's the name of the town in which the story is set?

  • Libertyville
  • Harbin
  • Derry

What kind of car does Buddy Repperton drive?

  • Firebird
  • Thunderbird
  • Camaro

In what year was "Christine" published?

  • 1977
  • 1983
  • 1988

In which year was the film adaptation released?

  • 1983
  • 1986
  • 1988

What happens the first moment that Arnie sits in the car?

  • He feels very angry.
  • He sees the car as if it was brand new.
  • He has an urge to kill.

How much does Arnie pay for Christine?

  • $500
  • $250
  • $999

What sarcastic phrase does Buddy Repperton constantly repeat?

  • "You are going to love this!"
  • "Well, excuse me."
  • "I'm so sorry, friend."

Why does Buddy Repperton get expelled from school?

  • He pulls a knife on Arnie.
  • He threatens a female classmate.
  • He drives too fast through the school parking lot

Who directed the film version of the story?

  • Steven Spielberg
  • Peter Weir
  • John Carpenter

After Buddy is expelled from school, how does he take revenge on Arnie?

  • His gang wrecks the car.
  • His gang attacks Leigh.
  • His gang beats up Arnie.

What is the name of Arnie's girlfriend, who becomes terrified of the car?

  • Leigh
  • Laura
  • Linda

What business does Will Darnell own?

  • car shop
  • diner
  • plumbing service

How does the first owner's small daughter die in the car?

  • drowned
  • choked on food
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning

As he restores Christine, what happens to Arnie's vision?

  • It drastically improves.
  • He is slowly going blind.
  • He sees better in the dark than during the day.

To try and keep his son from using the car, what does Arnie's father do?

  • Tells Arnie he must leave the car at the airport parking lot.
  • Threatens Arnie with grounding.
  • Calls the insurance agency and drops coverage on the car.

The car is possessed by a spirit of which person?

  • Will Darnell
  • Roland LeBay
  • Rudy Jenkins

Which character hurts Arnie so badly that he misses school?

  • Buddy
  • Roger
  • Sandy

How does Arnie manage to kill several members of Buddy's gang?

  • He doesn't.
  • He kidnaps them and take them to the woods.
  • By using Christine.

How do Dennis and Leigh manage to destroy Christine?

  • a wrecking ball
  • a large truck
  • gasoline and fire

After getting the inspiration for the story, how long did it take King to begin writing it?

  • 20 years
  • a decade
  • one day

In the movie, which actor plays Arnie?

  • Harry Dean Stanton
  • John Stockwell
  • Keith Gordon

How does Arnie's father die?

  • Christine runs him over.
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Arnie stabs him.

From what health problem do both Arnie and Roland suffer?

  • back problems
  • eye problems
  • allergies

As chaos unfolds, Dennis and Leigh immediately become suspicious of whom?

  • LeBay
  • Arnie
  • the car

At the end of the book, which character suspects that Christine may be stalking survivors of the carnage that ensued many years before?

  • Dennis
  • Leigh
  • Arnie

What's the name painted on the truck that Dennis and Leigh use to crush Christine?

  • Petunia
  • Ruby
  • Christopher

How does Arnie die?

  • car crash
  • violent gang
  • Christine hits him.

In the book, what's the name of the last of Buddy Repperton's gang to die?

  • Sandy Galton
  • Bobby Standon
  • Don Vandenberg