Stephen King Trivia

70+ Best Stephen King Trivia Questions & Answers

Mike Oberman

Updated: August 17th, 2023

Discover the dark and twisted world of Stephen King with over 70 mind-bending trivia questions. From killer clowns to haunted towns, challenge yourself to see if you can survive the spine-chilling realm of the master of horror.

About Stephen King Trivia

Question: According to Stephen King, what agency will 'help you quit matter what'?

Answer: Quitters Incorporated

Question: According to Stephen King, what is the one word you need to curse anyone to lose weight?

Answer: Thinner

Question: What is the fictional name that some of Stephen King's work has been published under?

Answer: Richard Bachman

Question: What is the name of Stephen King's wife?

Answer: Tabitha

Question: What type of car is Stephen King's 'Christine'?

Answer: Plymouth Fury

Question: What type of music does Stephen King's Christine always plays on her radio?

Answer: 50s oldies

Question: What's Stephen King's middle name?

Answer: Edward

Question: Which baseball team does King support and often mention in his work?

Answer: Boston Red Sox

Question: Which of Stephen King's books has a semi-autobiographical relation to his pen name?

Answer: The Dark Half

Question: Which university did Stephen King attend?

Answer: University of Maine

Question: Which US commentator did King call 'Satan's mentally challenged younger brother'?

Answer: Glenn Beck

Question: With which singer did King recently co-write a musical called 'Ghost Brothers of Darkland County'?

Answer: John Mellencamp

Stephen King Novels Trivia

Question: In 'Firestarter,' what is the name of the government agency pursuing Andy and Charlie?

Answer: The Shop

Question: In Stephen King's 'The Green Mile', what does John Coffey get to do as his last wish?

Answer: Watch A Movie

Question: In ''Salem's Lot', young vampire Ralphie Glick scratches at the window asking what?

Answer: To come in

Question: In Stephen King's 'Hearts in Atlantis', what was the symbol on the back of a coat that was significant to the story?

Answer: A Peace Symbol

Question: In Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary', why is cemetery spelled incorrectly?

Answer: The Cemetery Was Named By Kids

Question: In which Stephen King short story will you find a group of people trapped in a grocery store?

Answer: The Mist

Question: In which US state are many of Stephen King's novels set?

Answer: Maine

Question: The town of Castle Rock, a regular setting for King's stories, is named after a chapter in which classic novel?

Answer: Lord of the Flies

Question: What breed of dog is Stephen King's 'Cujo'?

Answer: Saint Bernard

Question: What creatures were the antagonists in Stephen King's 'Salem's Lot'?

Answer: Vampires

Question: What did Annie Wilkes use to hobble Paul Sheldon in the Stephen King novel 'Misery'?

Answer: Axe

Question: What does the Gunslinger lose on the beach in Stephen King's 'The Drawing of the Three'?

Answer: Two Fingers And One Toe

Question: What is the cat called in Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary'?

Answer: Church

Question: What kind of games does Gerald like to play in Stephen King's 'Gerald's Game'?

Answer: S&M

Question: What name does Delacroix give the mouse in Stephen King's 'The Green Mile'?

Answer: Mr. Jingles

Question: What sport does Stephen King write a non-fiction story about in 'Nightmares and Dreamscapes'?

Answer: Baseball

Question: What was the first item 'bought' at Stephen King's 'Needful Things'?

Answer: Baseball Card

Question: What was the name of Roberta's pet beagle in Stephen King's 'The Tommyknockers'?

Answer: Peter

Question: Which Stephen King book was originally titled 'Second Coming'

Answer: Salem's Lot

Question: Which Stephen King novel often gets compared to BBC sci-fi series 'Quatermass & the Pit'?

Answer: The Tommyknockers

Question: Which Stephen King story is about a high school kid who holds his fellow classmates hostage after killing his teacher?

Answer: Rage

Question: How many books, as of 1999, make up Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' series?

Answer: 4

Question: In 'Misery,' what is the name of the protagonist of writer Paul Sheldon's romance series?

Answer: Misery Chastain

Question: In Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' series, what word does the main character use that roughly means 'destiny'?

Answer: Ka

Question: In which Stephen King series do you find the hero known as The Gunslinger?

Answer: The Dark Tower

Question: In the Stephen King novel 'It', what was the name of the clown that made us think twice about going to the circus?

Answer: Pennywise

Question: In which Stephen King novel will you find an abused woman who escapes into a supernatural painting?

Answer: Rose Madder

Question: In which Stephen King novel will you find vampires invading a small Maine town?

Answer: Salems Lot

Stephen King's Movie and TV Show Adaptations

Question: According to the movie adaptation of Stephen King's 'Cycle of the Werewolf', The 'Silver Bullet' is what?

Answer: A Wheelchair

Question: In which TV series did Stephen King have a cameo as a cleaner in 2010?

Answer: Sons of Anarchy

Question: Stephen King co-wrote an episode of which TV series?

Answer: The X-Files

Question: How many of the seven friends are still alive at the end of Stephen King's 'It'?

Answer: Five

Question: In the movie version of Stephen King's, 'Maximom Overdrive', what famous cartoon characters face adorns the leading 'killer truck'?

Answer: The Green Goblin

Question: Pennywise, from the Stephen King novel 'It', never appears as a what?

Answer: Rat

Question: Stephen King's novel 'Cujo' is about what breed of dog?

Answer: St. Bernard

Question: The film adaptation of 'The Green Mile' starred whom as Paul Edgecomb?

Answer: Tom Hanks

Question: What do the main characters of the movie 'The Blair Witch Project' and the main character of 'The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon', have in common?

Answer: They All Got Lost In The Woods

Question: What Stephen King movie won actress Kathy Bates an Oscar?

Answer: Misery

Question: What town is setting for the Stephen King novel 'It'?

Answer: Derry

Question: Who played the role of Jack Torrance in the film adaptation of 'The Shining'?

Answer: Jack Nicholson

Stephen King's Novel Characters Trivia

Question: What is the Gunslinger's name in Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' series?

Answer: Roland

Question: What Stephen King character has Laura San Giacomo (Sex, Lies, and Videotape; Just Shoot Me) played in film?

Answer: Nadine Cross In 'The Stand'

Question: What was the name of the student killed on Louis Creed's first day of work in Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary'?

Answer: Victor Pascow

Question: Which Stephen King character refers to himself as 'like the drink, only not spelled the same way'?

Answer: John Coffey

Question: Who is not executed in the electric chair in Stephen King's 'The Green Mile'?

Answer: Bill

Question: Who is the shape changer in Stephen King's 'The Cycle of the Werewolf'?

Answer: Lester Lowe

Question: Who was the proprietor of Stephen King's 'Needful Things'?

Answer: Leland Gaunt

Question: Whose brother is the first murder victim in Stephen King's 'It'?

Answer: Bill

Question: In 'Pet Sematary', what is name of the spirit in the woods near the burial site?

Answer: Wendigo

Question: In Stephen King's 'Cujo', what kind of car do Tad and his mother get stranded in at the farm?

Answer: Pinto

Question: In Stephen King's 'The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon', who is Tom Gordon?

Answer: A Baseball Pitcher

Question: In Stephen King's 'The Stand'', who get's hypnotized so that he can infiltrate the enemy lines?

Answer: Tom

Question: The novel 'The Doctor's Case' by Stephen King features what famous literary character?

Answer: Sherlock Holmes