* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Shining

The Shining

by Stephen King

The Shining: All Work and No Play Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Shining? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Ullman interviews Jack Torrance to be caretaker of which of the following?


The Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast
The Overlook Inn
The Murder and Mayhem Lodge
The Red Roof Inn
Q. What happened to the last caretaker?


He quit because the pay stunk
He killed his wife, his kids, and then himself (yeah, that’s a little creepy)
He left because he couldn’t stand the isolation
He was elected governor of Alaska
Q. Why was Jack fired from his teaching job?


Because he slept with a student
Because he was caught drinking on the job
Because he “lost his temper” and hit a student
Because he told too many off-color jokes
Q. Danny’s face was covered by a “caul” when he was born. What do the old wives’ tales say this means?


That the baby will have second sight
That the baby will be wealthy
That the baby will be handsome
That the baby will be divine
Q. What is Danny’s nickname?


Danny (short for Daniel)
Doc
Sneezy
The Kid
Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement