Stephen King: Biography, Books & Short Stories


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What was the name of Stephen King's first published novel?

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1. What name did King also publish under?

2. What caused King's serious incapacity that resulted in major surgeries and physical therapy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Few writers have such a body of work or have been as successful as Stephen King. The worksheet and quiz will help you to recall the details on the life and career of this immensely popular author.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Specific novels
  • Influences and types of stories
  • Path to success

Skills Practiced

These lesson resources will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Stephen King lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about King's writing through a different perspective
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about King's first published novel

Additional Learning

Be sure that you know everything you need to know by reviewing the corresponding lesson called Stephen King: Biography, Books & Short Stories. This lesson will help you with these objectives:

  • Identify different works
  • Understand why King wrote under a pseudonym
  • Discover significant events in King's life
  • Understand the influence and writing style of Stephen King