Stephen King Multigenre Project Trivia By Isaac D’Agostino
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Stephen King’s father who left when he was 2 and never came back
Who is Donald Edwin King?
Stephen King’s elder, adopted brother
Who is David King?
Stephen King’s mother who supported King and his brother through their childhoods
Who is Nellie Ruth King?
Stephen King found a book by this famous horror writer in an attic
Who is H. P. Lovecraft?
A famous horror writer that greatly influenced King’s future writing
Who is Richard Matheson?
Stephen King went to this college after graduating in 1966
What is the University of Maine at Orono?
Stephen King majored in this subject
What is English?
His first professionally published short story, written during his freshman year
What is “The Glass Floor”?
Stephen King’s Wife that he first met at the university library
Who is Tabitha Jane Spruce (King)?
Stephen King graduated with a teaching certification in English in this year
What happened to King in 1970?
Stephen King married Tabitha Jane Spruce, 7 months after graduating
What happened to king in January, 1971?
These were Stephen King’s occupations right out of college
What are janitor and at an industrial laundromat?
This is the book that launched Stephen King’s career
What is Carrie ?
This person saved Carrie from the garbage
Who is Tabitha King?
This is the company that published Carrie
What is Doubleday?
This is Stephen King’s second successful novel, published by Doubleday in 1975
What is ‘ Salem’s Lot ?
The movie adaptation of this novel suddenly made Stephen King the most popular horror writer in the country
What is Carrie ?
Stephen King’s book series
What is the Dark Tower series?
Stephen King’s pseudonym, under which he published a number of novels
What is Richard Bachman?
Stephen King suffered one of these in 1999
What is a car accident?
This novel is about a girl with psychic powers under pressure from high school and her mother, who eventually snaps
What is Carrie ?
This novel is about people who survived a biological apocalypse, only to be put in the middle of a battle between good and evil
What is The Stand ?
This novel features an evil automobile
What is Christine ?
This short story is about the people of a small town stranded in a general store by a mysterious mist that kills all that go into it and effectively cuts off all communication with the outside world
What is “ The Mist”?
This novel is about a store that sells things to people that they really wanted, but at a great personal cost that ruins them