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The 'Making a Murderer' Quiz
by Staff
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?

  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota
  • Ohio

Who serves as the special prosecutor for Calumet County, Wisconsin?

  • Jerry Buting
  • Ken Kratz
  • Denis Vogel

Over how many years was this docuseries recorded?

  • 10
  • eight
  • four

When he was 18 years old, Steven Avery was sent to prison for which crime?

  • sexual assault
  • battery
  • burglary

On which holiday was Teresa Halbach murdered?

  • Halloween
  • Christmas
  • Thanksgiving

How many hours of footage did the filmmakers shoot during the course of production?

  • 1,500
  • 1,000
  • 700

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?

  • five
  • eight
  • 10

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?

  • semen
  • sweat
  • blood

Which online service was not part of the documentary's streaming release?

  • Amazon
  • YouTube
  • Netflix

About how many hours of evidence did jurors witness during the Halbach trial?

  • 90
  • 180
  • 240

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?

  • 2007
  • 2005
  • 2003

How many relationships has Avery maintained while in prison?

  • one
  • two
  • three

What was Steven Avery's sentence for the first-degree murder conviction?

  • 89 years
  • life without parole
  • death

The filmmakers first tried to sell their idea to which company?

  • Showtime
  • HBO
  • Starz

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?

  • Newsweek
  • Time
  • 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?

  • six
  • eight
  • 10

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?

  • 70
  • 100
  • 120

Brendan Dassey, Steven Avery's nephew, reportedly had an IQ of what?

  • 50
  • 70
  • 90

At the murder trial, Avery was found NOT guilty of which crime?

  • murder
  • 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