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The Life and Times of Stephen King

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The Life and Times of Stephen King game quiz
"Here are some fairly difficult questions about Stephen King's life and career."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What degree did King receive from the University of Maine at Orono?
    History
    Music
    Drama
    English


2. What was the title of the first story King sold professionally?
    Carrie
    The Glass Floor
    I Was a Teenage Grave Robber
    Jerusalem's Lot


3. "Carrie" was published by Doubleday in 1974, but when did King sell it to Doubleday?
    1971
    1973
    1968
    1969


4. How many books did King publish under his pseudonym, Richard Bachman?
    4
    5
    7
    6


5. Which author did not perform with King in the band, The Rock Bottom Remainders?
    Dave Barry
    Matt Groening
    Dean Koontz
    Amy Tan


6. What was the fourth novel King published?
    Rage
    The Shining
    The Stand
    'Salem's Lot


7. What does King have in common with a character from "Carrie?"
    both had overly religious mothers
    both worked in a laundry
    both lived through a school fire
    both were gym teachers


8. When was King hit and injured by a van?
    September 21, 1997
    February 28, 2002
    June 19, 1999
    October 31, 2000


9. What type of building in Maine inspired King to create the Marsten House in "'Salem's Lot?"
    a warehouse
    a house
    a church
    a schoolhouse


10. "The Stand" was first published in 1978 with 70,000 copies at the first printing. How many copies were printed in 1990 for the uncut edition?
    700,000
    1,000,000
    125,000
    400,000


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