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Which Stephen King Book? Quiz
by Staff
Stephen King has concocted thousands of pages of bizarre plot twists and unsettling characters. How well do you know the dark master's bibliography? Test your knowledge by taking this quiz.

What was the first novel King ever published?

  • "The Shining"
  • "Rage"
  • "Carrie"

Which book is about a man who has an evil-hearted twin?

  • "Duma Key"
  • "The Dark Half"
  • "Doctor Sleep"

Which book did King allow to go out of print due to negative publicity?

  • "Rage"
  • "Carrie"
  • "Firestarter"

What novel was the winner of the 1987 British Fantasy Award?

  • "It"
  • "Pet Sematary"
  • "Roadwork"

Cold Mountain State Penitentiary is the setting for which book?

  • "The Green Mile"
  • "The Dead Zone"
  • "Cycle of the Werewolf"

"Getting It On" was originally the title for which book?

  • "Rage"
  • "Misery"
  • "Rose Madder"

What was the first novel that King published using the pseudonym Richard Bachman?

  • "Rage"
  • "Under the Dome"
  • "Different Seasons"

The character Roland Deschain is the protagonist in which story?

  • "The Regulators"
  • "The Dark Tower"
  • "Joyland"

Which book was made into a movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger?

  • "Revival"
  • "Pet Sematary"
  • "The Running Man"

Which book did King say is a story about what small towns are like?

  • "The Dark Half"
  • "Salem's Lot"
  • "Black House"

What was the last novel King published as Richard Bachman before it came to light that Bachman was King's pen name?

  • "Thinner"
  • "Roadwork"
  • "The Regulators"

Which book won the 2006 Bram Stoker Award?

  • "Black House"
  • "Lisey's Story"
  • "From a Buick 8"

Which novel has a pop-up book adaptation?

  • "Needful Things"
  • "Misery"
  • "The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon"

"Doctor Sleep" is the sequel to which novel?

  • "Duma Key"
  • "The Shining"
  • "Dreamcatcher"

Which book features an apocalypse brought about by digital technology?

  • "Christine"
  • "Cell"
  • "Cujo"

Which novel is the first to feature Bill Hodges, a retired police detective?

  • "Finders Keepers"
  • "Mr. Mercedes"
  • "End of Watch"

Which book was adapted into a CBS TV series in 2013?

  • "Under the Dome"
  • "The Stand"
  • "Storm of the Century"

Which novel was released as a series of six paperback books from March to August 1996?

  • "The Green Mile"
  • "Needful Things"
  • "Bag of Bones"

In which book do a group of teenage boys participate in a grisly contest of willpower?

  • "Roadwork"
  • "The Running Man"
  • "The Long Walk"

Which novel was turned into a feature-length film starring Kathy Bates?

  • "The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon"
  • "Dolores Claiborne"
  • "Rose Madder"

Which 1987 novel is closer to science fiction than horror?

  • "The Talisman"
  • "Gerald's Game"
  • "The Tommyknockers"

In which book does "Captain Trips" devastate the population?

  • "Desperation"
  • "The Dark Tower"
  • "The Stand"

In which book does the mangled word "redrum" play a significant part of the plotline?

  • "The Shining"
  • "It"
  • "Pet Sematary"

Which novel did King say he can hardly even remember writing?

  • "Rage"
  • "Cujo"
  • "Christine"

Which novel was published as a "mirror" version of "Desperation," in which many characters and places are similar to those in the other book?

  • "The Regulators"
  • "Dreamcatcher"
  • "Blaze"

Which book was originally going to be titled "The Napkins"?

  • "Thinner"
  • "The Eyes of the Dragon"
  • "The Talisman"

Which book is about an author who experiences writer's block and delusions at a lake house in the years following his wife's death?

  • "Insomnia"
  • "The Body"
  • "Bag of Bones"

Which story is entirely dependent on the concept of time travel?

  • "11/22/63"
  • "The Colorado Kid"
  • "Four Past Midnight"

In which book does a 1958 Plymouth Fury play a major role?

  • "Christine"
  • "From a Buick 8"
  • "A Good Marriage"

In which novel does a deputy who is possessed by an evil entity abduct innocent people in Nevada?

  • "Blaze"
  • "The Langoliers"
  • "Desperation"