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'Stranger Things' Quiz
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The 1980s come alive in this cleverly crafted Netflix series. How much do you know about 'Stranger Things'?

In which U.S. state is the show set?

  • Illinois
  • Ohio
  • Indiana

True or False: Hawkins, Indiana is a real place.

  • true
  • false

What role did the Duffer Brothers have in the making of "Stranger Things"?

  • writing
  • casting
  • costume design

In what year does the first season take place?

  • 1981
  • 1983
  • 1988

How old is Will Byers when he disappears?

  • 10 years old
  • 11 years old
  • 12 years old

Which character does Millie Bobby Brown play?

  • Barb
  • Eleven
  • Joyce

How many boys auditioned for parts in the show?

  • more than 400
  • more than 200
  • more than 900

To prepare the child actors for their parts, the Duffer Brothers required them to watch which film?

  • "The Goonies"
  • "Star Wars"
  • "Stand by Me"

What role did Shawn Levy have in the show's creation?

  • casting
  • executive producer
  • composer

How many episodes are there in the show's first season?

  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

What is the name of the font used for the show's title sequence?

  • AK Light
  • ITC Benguiat
  • MT Light

Natalia Dyer plays which of the show's characters?

  • Nancy
  • Karen
  • Joyce

Which of the show's characters is affected by cleidocranial dysplasia?

  • Mike
  • Will
  • Dustin

What skill does Jonathan Byers have?

  • plumbing
  • photography
  • writing

The boys in the show like to meet to play which game?

  • Monopoly
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Atari

What is the name of the girl who has psychokinetic powers?

  • Eleven
  • Twelve
  • Ellen

In addition to Will, which other character disappears in Season 1?

  • Caleb
  • Barb
  • Lonnie

What sort of food does Eleven shoplift from the grocery store?

  • bratwurst
  • bananas
  • frozen waffles

The character Mike Wheeler is played by which actor?

  • Finn Wolfhard
  • Gaten Matarazzo
  • Charlie Heaton

How did Eleven obtain her superhuman powers?

  • drugs
  • radiation
  • evolution

What is the Upside Down?

  • a monster's home
  • alternate dimension
  • type of cake

Which of the boys is especially wary of Eleven's motives?

  • Dustin
  • Lucas
  • Mike

In order to save Will, what sort of contraption do the boys decide to build?

  • sensory deprivation tank
  • time machine
  • a Faraday cage

How does Joyce begin communicating with her missing son?

  • Christmas lights
  • Ouija board
  • cell phone

In which episode is Will's body discovered at the local quarry?

  • Episode 2
  • Episode 3
  • Episode 7

How did Chief Hopper's daughter die?

  • cancer
  • car accident
  • influenza

How does Eleven first prove to the other boys that Will is still alive?

  • through a walkie-talkie
  • through a ham radio
  • through an FM radio

What happens to Eleven when she uses her special powers?

  • She's temporarily blinded.
  • Her nose bleeds.
  • She gets headaches.

Which of the boys notices that compasses don't seem to work properly in certain areas of town?

  • Lucas
  • Mike
  • Dustin

In the final episode of the first season, what happens to Will?

  • He coughs up a scary creature.
  • He makes out with Eleven.
  • He peacefully goes to sleep.