The Long Walk Quiz (SPOILERS)

  • This message board permanently closed on June 30th, 2020 at 4PM EDT and is no longer accepting new members.

Doc Creed

Well-Known Member
Nov 18, 2015
17,221
82,822
44
United States
1. Where does the Long Walk begin?
On the Canada-Maine border.

2. How old is Ray Garraty?
Sixteen.

3. What number is designated to Garraty?
47. This is the year King was born.

4. What is Ray's girlfriend's name?
Jan.

5. Who is the first Walker Garraty meets?
Peter McVries.

6. There is a euphemism for when a Walker is shot and killed, what is it?
After three warnings he "gets his ticket".

7. At one point, Garraty wonders if the Walk will temporarily stop due to an incident up ahead. What is the incident?
A storm had partially washed out a plank bridge over a river. A road crew had hastily fixed it so they could cross, much to the Walkers' disappointment.

8. McVries shares cookies from his backpack with Garraty. What kind are they?
Macaroons.

9. The Long Walk had ended in New Hampshire several times but in what state had it only once come to its end?
Massachussets.

10. Who was in charge of The Long Walk?
The Major. He followed them in a jeep.

More questions to come. Hope everyone is enjoying the book. There will also be a quiz for The Green Mile.
 

Dana Jean

Dirty Pirate Hooker, The Return
Moderator
Apr 11, 2006
53,634
236,697
The High Seas
1. Where does the Long Walk begin?
On the Canada-Maine border.

2. How old is Ray Garraty?
Sixteen.

3. What number is designated to Garraty?
47. This is the year King was born.

4. What is Ray's girlfriend's name?
Jan.

5. Who is the first Walker Garraty meets?
Peter McVries.

6. There is a euphemism for when a Walker is shot and killed, what is it?
After three warnings he "gets his ticket".

7. At one point, Garraty wonders if the Walk will temporarily stop due to an incident up ahead. What is the incident?
A storm had partially washed out a plank bridge over a river. A road crew had hastily fixed it so they could cross, much to the Walkers' disappointment.

8. McVries shares cookies from his backpack with Garraty. What kind are they?
Macaroons.

9. The Long Walk had ended in New Hampshire several times but in what state had it only once come to its end?
Massachussets.

10. Who was in charge of The Long Walk?
The Major. He followed them in a jeep.

More questions to come. Hope everyone is enjoying the book. There will also be a quiz for The Green Mile.
Uh yeah. I got one.
 

Doc Creed

Well-Known Member
Nov 18, 2015
17,221
82,822
44
United States
PART TWO

1. How did McVries get the scar on his face?
His girlfriend slashed him with a letter opener.

2. What did the company make that McVries worked for?
Sleepwear/pajamas

3. What happened to cause Garraty to get three consecutive warnings?
He was deliriously tired and hysterically laughing at the crowd gathered along the road. He couldn't stop, but McVries snapped him out of it.

4. Which walker was shot several times but kept getting up and walking with his guts in his hands?
Olson.

5. Why was Garraty's father forced out of his home and arrested?
He was too vocal against his government and especially The Major.

6. What was his occupation?
Truck driver.

7. At one point, the wind picks up and the sky turns yellow. What does Garraty think might happen?
A tornado. It doesn't.

8. How much advance notice do motorists and citizens get about the Long Walk?
Six months. The chosen route must be cleared for Walkers.

9. An Italian man in a station wagon tries to give the Walkers something and is arrested in the process. What is it?
Slices of watermelon. Many get a bite as it is thrown around.

10. What is Scramm's confession that astounds Garraty?
Scramm is married. Garraty is only sixteen and Scra!m is seventeen. This is shocking that a kid has taken a wife.

More to come...THIS IS YOUR FINAL WARNING!! :announce:
Hope you are enjoying the reread!
 

Doc Creed

Well-Known Member
Nov 18, 2015
17,221
82,822
44
United States
PART THREE:

1. What is the prize for the winner of The Long Walk?
Anything they want for the rest of their life.

2. What was Barkovitch constantly bragging about to all the Walkers?
That he was going to "dance on their graves".

3. What was the pact some of the Walkers made with each other involving Scramm?
That the winner would use the prize money to take care of Cathy (his wife) and their baby.

4. In addition to taking a written exam, what did each Walker have to do to be considered for The Long Walk drawing?
They had to write an essay which addressed that very thing.

5. When Ray is the last man standing, he is approached by The Major and the cheering crowd. He feels a hand on his shoulder. What does he do?
He runs. (Like Pet Sematary, this is one of King's darkest and most ambiguous endings.)
 

Dana Jean

Dirty Pirate Hooker, The Return
Moderator
Apr 11, 2006
53,634
236,697
The High Seas
PART THREE:

1. What is the prize for the winner of The Long Walk?
Anything they want for the rest of their life.

2. What was Barkovitch constantly bragging about to all the Walkers?
That he was going to "dance on their graves".

3. What was the pact some of the Walkers made with each other involving Scramm?
That the winner would use the prize money to take care of Cathy (his wife) and their baby.

4. In addition to taking a written exam, what did each Walker have to do to be considered for The Long Walk drawing?
They had to write an essay which addressed that very thing.

5. When Ray is the last man standing, he is approached by The Major and the cheering crowd. He feels a hand on his shoulder. What does he do?
He runs. (Like Pet Sematary, this is one of King's darkest and most ambiguous endings.)
Well, well, well, well. I got zero.
 

Spideyman

Uber Member
Jul 10, 2006
46,336
195,472
76
Just north of Duma Key
PART THREE:

1. What is the prize for the winner of The Long Walk?
Anything they want for the rest of their life.

2. What was Barkovitch constantly bragging about to all the Walkers?
That he was going to "dance on their graves".

3. What was the pact some of the Walkers made with each other involving Scramm?
That the winner would use the prize money to take care of Cathy (his wife) and their baby.

4. In addition to taking a written exam, what did each Walker have to do to be considered for The Long Walk drawing?
They had to write an essay which addressed that very thing.

5. When Ray is the last man standing, he is approached by The Major and the cheering crowd. He feels a hand on his shoulder. What does he do?
He runs. (Like Pet Sematary, this is one of King's darkest and most ambiguous endings.)

Got 3.
 

Dana Jean

Dirty Pirate Hooker, The Return
Moderator
Apr 11, 2006
53,634
236,697
The High Seas
PART TWO

1. How did McVries get the scar on his face?
His girlfriend slashed him with a letter opener.

2. What did the company make that McVries worked for?
Sleepwear/pajamas

3. What happened to cause Garraty to get three consecutive warnings?
He was deliriously tired and hysterically laughing at the crowd gathered along the road. He couldn't stop, but McVries snapped him out of it.

4. Which walker was shot several times but kept getting up and walking with his guts in his hands?
Olson.

5. Why was Garraty's father forced out of his home and arrested?
He was too vocal against his government and especially The Major.

6. What was his occupation?
Truck driver.

7. At one point, the wind picks up and the sky turns yellow. What does Garraty think might happen?
A tornado. It doesn't.

8. How much advance notice do motorists and citizens get about the Long Walk?
Six months. The chosen route must be cleared for Walkers.

9. An Italian man in a station wagon tries to give the Walkers something and is arrested in the process. What is it?
Slices of watermelon. Many get a bite as it is thrown around.

10. What is Scramm's confession that astounds Garraty?
Scramm is married. Garraty is only sixteen and Scra!m is seventeen. This is shocking that a kid has taken a wife.

More to come...THIS IS YOUR FINAL WARNING!! :announce:
Hope you are enjoying the reread!
Oh heck, I missed part two questions and I once again got zero.