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The Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' Quiz
by Staff
Think you know all there is to know about "The Dark Tower?" Put that knowledge to the test with this quiz.

The "wolves" in "Wolves of Calla" are actually what?

  • sorcerers
  • robots
  • bad humans

Which world is the only one that grants access to the Dark Tower?

  • Low-World
  • Mid-World
  • the real world

What noise does the "billy-bumbler" make over and over again?

  • "Oy"
  • "Hai"
  • "Weebo"

How does Roland's lover Susan perish?

  • shot by marauders
  • hanged from a tree
  • burned alive

What is Roland Dechain's weapon of choice?

  • 9mm handgun
  • revolver
  • sword

In "Wolves of Calla," our heroes must protect what object in New York City?

  • one red rose
  • Empire State Building
  • a robot

Which of the books is titled "Wizard and Glass?"

  • "Dark Tower II"
  • "Dark Tower IV"
  • "Dark Tower V"

Susannah finds her mind affected by a character named what?

  • Mia
  • Enrico
  • Detta

Which artist illustrated "The Wind Through the Keyhole?"

  • Dave McKean
  • Michael Whelan
  • Jae Lee

When did King first begin writing the series?

  • 1970
  • 1968
  • 1977

What is the name of the language of the gunslingers of In-World?

  • The Old Speech
  • Low Speech
  • High Speech

Which character defeats Blaine the Mono in "Wizard and Glass?"

  • Eddie
  • Detta
  • Roland

To what concept does the word "ka" refer?

  • karma
  • fate
  • death

What is the name of Roland's son?

  • Mordred
  • Patrick
  • Jack

Why wasn't "The Dark Tower" released in a widespread hardcover version until 1988?

  • It was too lengthy.
  • The publisher didn't love it.
  • King didn't think anyone would want to read it.

Tick-Tock Man is linked to which character from "The Stand?"

  • Trashcan Man
  • The Kid
  • The Ran Man

Roland's name was inspired by a poem written by which poet?

  • Walt Whitman
  • Robert Browning
  • T.S. Eliot

How many magnetic Beams are there in the "Dark Tower" world?

  • four
  • six
  • twelve

About how many pages are there in the eight-book series?

  • 2,800
  • 4,200
  • 5,100

Which book in the series is the longest?

  • "Dark Tower IV"
  • "Dark Tower V"
  • "Dark Tower VII"

In the second Dark Tower book, which part of his body does Roland lose during battle?

  • toes
  • ear
  • fingers

What is the name of the vampire bar in "Dark Tower VII?"

  • Scarlet Minx
  • Dixie Pig
  • Blood Lounge

Roland's character is said to be based on the mannerisms of which famous Hollywood star?

  • Clint Eastwood
  • John Wayne
  • Gary Cooper

Which book borrows its title from a T.S. Eliot poem?

  • "Dark Tower I"
  • "Dark Tower II"
  • "Dark Tower III"

What special trait do the red roses have?

  • They grow very tall.
  • They sing.
  • Their thorns contain lethal poison.

Which character is sometimes referred to as Walter o'Dim?

  • Jake Chambers
  • Eddie
  • Randall Flagg

"The Drawing of the Three" is the title for which "Dark Tower" book?

  • "The Dark Tower II"
  • "The Dark Tower III"
  • "The Dark Tower IV"

What is the ultimate goal of the Crimson King?

  • to kill Roland
  • to protect The Man in Black
  • to destroy the Tower

Which of the following was the last "Dark Tower" book to be published?

  • "The Dark Tower"
  • "The Wind Through the Keyhole"
  • "Song of Susannah"

Which of the following is NOT a subtitle of "Dark Tower VII?"

  • Revelation
  • Reckoning
  • Reproduction