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Sometimes Dead Is Better: The 'Pet Sematary' Quiz
by Staff
Will you be able to resurrect your knowledge of "Pet Sematary" and master our quiz? Let's see if you can bring your memories of this creepy tale back to life.

Which author wrote the novel "Pet Sematary"?

  • Clive Barker
  • Dean Koontz
  • Stephen King

What year was the novel "Pet Sematary" published?

  • 1983
  • 1985
  • 1987

Which "Pet Sematary" character asks, "Has anyone ever buried a person up there?"

  • Victor Pascow
  • Louis Creed
  • Irwin Goldman

Which family is featured in the novel "Pet Sematary"?

  • the Creed family
  • the Gage family
  • the Crandall family

True or false: The Stephen King novel "Pet Sematary" was made into a feature film.

  • true
  • false

What city is the setting for the novel "Pet Sematary"?

  • Ludlow, Massachusetts
  • Ludlow, Maine
  • Ludlow, Vermont

What year was the "Pet Sematary" movie released?

  • 1989
  • 1987
  • 1985

What is the Creed family cat's name in "Pet Sematary"?

  • Charlie
  • Tiger
  • Church

How does Church the cat die in "Pet Sematary"?

  • old age
  • hit by a truck
  • killed by a coyote

Which member of the Creed family is hit by a truck and killed in "Pet Sematary"?

  • Gage
  • Ellie
  • Jud

Which punk band wrote and performed the song "Pet Sematary," which is featured during the film's closing credits?

  • the Clash
  • the Ramones
  • Black Flag

Which leading character does actor Dale Midkiff play in the feature film?

  • Louis Creed
  • Jud Crandall
  • Victor Pascow

The cemetery is on the burial grounds of which Native American tribe?

  • Mohegan
  • Pequot
  • Micmac

How many copies of the novel "Pet Sematary" were sold during its first year in print?

  • 257,000
  • 457,000
  • 657,000

Where did the Creed family live before moving to Maine in the novel "Pet Sematary"?

  • Chicago
  • Boston
  • Philadelphia

What is Louis Creed's profession in the novel?

  • college professor
  • investor
  • physician

True or false: Stephen King wrote the novel "Pet Sematary" and set it aside for several years before submitting it to a publisher.

  • true
  • false

Which actor plays the role of Jud Crandall in the movie?

  • Fred Gwynne
  • Michael Lombard
  • Brad Greenquist

Which "Pet Sematary" movie character says, "The barrier was not meant to be crossed. The ground is sour"?

  • Jud Crandall
  • Louis Creed
  • Victor Pascow

What is the correct spelling of the second word in "Pet Sematary"?

  • cematary
  • cemetery
  • cemetary

Who plays Rachel Creed in the movie?

  • Mary Louise Wilson
  • Blaze Berdahl
  • Denise Crosby

Which title character from a different Stephen King novel is referenced in the story "Pet Sematary"?

  • Cujo
  • Carrie
  • Christine

Who plays Ellie Creed in the movie?

  • Beau Berdahl
  • Blaze Berdahl
  • both

Which highway is located in front of the Creed family home in the novel?

  • Route 11
  • Route 13
  • Route 15

Which character is Louis Creed's former patient?

  • Irwin Goldman
  • Victor Pascow
  • Jud Crandall

Who kills Rachel Creed in the novel?

  • Gage Creed
  • Louis Creed
  • Zelda Goldman

Which character in the movie says, "Well, sometimes dead is better"?

  • Victor Pascow
  • Jud Crandall
  • Irwin Goldman

True or false: Near the end of the novel, an evil and reanimated Gage kills Louis.

  • true
  • false

In the closing scene of the movie, which character returns to the Creed house after being buried?

  • Rachel Creed
  • Ellie Creed
  • Jud Crandall

Who is the only member of the Creed family to survive?

  • None of them survive.
  • Louis
  • Ellie