First Lines by Stephen King Quiz Stats

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First Line Story % Correct
Jack Torrance thought: Officious little prick.The Shining
88.5%
The terror, which would not end for another 28 years - if it ever did end - began, so far as I know or can tell, with a boat made from a sheet of newspaper floating down a gutter.It
86.6%
'Thinner,' the old Gypsy man with the rotting nose whispers to William Halleck as Halleck and his wife, Heidi, come out of the courthouse.Thinner
85%
The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.The Gunslinger
74.8%
Almost everyone thought the man and the boy were father and son.Salem's Lot
64.1%
Once upon a time, not so long ago, a monster came to the small town of Castle Rock, Maine.Cujo
63.3%
Once, in a kingdom called Delain, there was a King with two sons.The Eyes of the Dragon
61.4%
There's a guy like me in every state and federal prison in America, I guess - I'm the guy who can get it for you.Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption
59.8%
No one - least of all Dr. Litchfield - came right out and told Ralph Roberts that his wife was going to die, but there came a time when Ralph understood without needing to be told.Insomnia
58.4%
By the time he graduated from college, John Smith had forgotten all about the bad fall he took on the ice that January day in 1953.The Dead Zone
58.4%
From 2,000 feet, where Claudette Sanders was taking a flying lesson, the town of Chester's Mill gleamed in the morning light like something freshly made and just set down.Under the Dome
58.1%
'Daddy, I'm tired,' the little girl in the red pants and the green blouse said fretfully.Firestarter
57.9%
On September 15, 1981, a boy named Jack Sawyer stood where the water and land come together, hands in the pockets of his jeans, looking out at the steady Atlantic.The Talisman
52.2%
First Line Story % Correct
Umber whunnnn - yerrrnnn umber whunnnn - fayunnnn - These sounds: even in the haze.Misery
47.2%
On a very hot day in August of 1994, my wife told me she was going down to the Derry Rite Aid to pick up a refill on her sinus medicine prescription - this is stuff you can buy oveBag of Bones
46.6%
Jessie could hear the back door banging lightly, randomly, in the October breeze blowing around the house.Gerald's Game
44.5%
'ASK ME A RIDDLE,' Blaine invited.Wizard and Glass
44.3%
'Sally'.The Stand
37.5%
'I came to you because I want to tell my story,' the man on Dr. Harper's couch was saying.The Boogeyman
25.6%
Somewhere, high above, the moon shines down, fat and full - but here, in Tarker's Mills, a January blizzard has choked the sky with snow.Cycle of the Werewolf
24.1%
People's lives - their real lives, as opposed to their simple physical existences - begin at different times.The Dark Half
21.2%
Hall was sitting on the bench by the elevator, the only place on the third floor where a working joe could catch a smoke, when Warwick came up.Graveyard Shift
19.4%
An old blue Ford pulled into the guarded parking lot that morning, looking like a small, tired dog after a hard run.The Long Walk
18.6%
Everything, Sam Peebles decided later, was the fault of the goddamned acrobat.The Library Policeman
17.5%
This is what happened.The Mist
7.2%

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