The 'Making a Murderer' Quiz
This series spotlights seedy behavior by criminals and law enforcement alike. How much do you know about "Making a Murderer"? Test your knowledge by taking this quiz.
What sort of business did Stephen Avery's family operate?
- auto detailing
- auto repair
- auto salvage
The events of "Making a Murderer" take place in which state?
Who serves as the special prosecutor for Calumet County, Wisconsin?
- Jerry Buting
- Ken Kratz
- Denis Vogel
Over how many years was this docuseries recorded?
When he was 18 years old, Steven Avery was sent to prison for which crime?
- sexual assault
On which holiday was Teresa Halbach murdered?
How many hours of footage did the filmmakers shoot during the course of production?
What was the dollar amount of the civil lawsuit that Steven Avery filed against officials?
- $48 million
- $36 million
- $3.6 million
How many episodes are there in the first season?
In his younger days, Steven Avery once set fire to what?
- a neighbor's garden
- his mom's car
- a family cat
Who was the last known person to see Teresa Halbach alive?
- Steven Avery
- Brendan Dassey
- Allan Avery
At which university did the two filmmakers of the series meet?
- Harvard University
- Columbia University
- Princeton University
How long was Steven Avery imprisoned before DNA evidence exonerated him of a sexual assault?
- 8 years
- 18 years
- 20 years
In which bodily fluid was Avery's DNA supposedly found on Halbach's car?
Which online service was not part of the documentary's streaming release?
About how many hours of evidence did jurors witness during the Halbach trial?
How many days was Teresa Halbach gone before she was reported missing?
- four days
- three days
- six days
In what year was Avery convicted of the Halbach murder?
How many relationships has Avery maintained while in prison?
What was Steven Avery's sentence for the first-degree murder conviction?
- 89 years
- life without parole
The filmmakers first tried to sell their idea to which company?
What murder evidence was NOT collected at Avery's residence?
- a knife
- bone fragments
- a car
An article in which publication sparked the idea for the film?
- The New York Times
Why was prosecutor Ken Kratz forced to resign from office?
- He was caught manipulating evidence.
- He lied during a press conference.
- He sent sexual text messages to a domestic violence victim.
How many weeks did the Halbach murder trial last?
Before she made the film, filmmaker Laura Ricciardi worked as what?
- a police officer
- an accountant
- a lawyer
According to school records, Steven Avery's IQ was about what?
Brendan Dassey, Steven Avery's nephew, reportedly had an IQ of what?
At the murder trial, Avery was found NOT guilty of which crime?
- mutilating a corpse
- possession of a firearm
What day did the state legislature pass the Avery Bill, which was meant to prevent wrongful convictions?
- Feb. 14, 2003
- June 14, 2004
- Oct. 31, 2005