Can You Solve A Mystery?

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Can You Solve A Mystery? - Quiz

The Adventure of the Speckled Band is part of the series of Sherlock Holmes tales written by the famous British mystery writer Conan Doyle. It is the eighth story in the collected Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the author of the story?
    • A. 

      Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    • B. 

      Agatha Christie

    • C. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • D. 

      Robert Louis Stevenson

  • 2. 
    In what year was the story published?
    • A. 

      1893

    • B. 

      1892

    • C. 

      1900

    • D. 

      1898

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the young lady that Sherlock and Watson rise early in the morning to meet?
    • A. 

      Judy Brady

    • B. 

      Martha Giggs

    • C. 

      Helen Stoner

    • D. 

      Patricia Williams

  • 4. 
    What's the name of Helen's stepfather?
    • A. 

      Dr. Peter Leavitt

    • B. 

      Dr. Charles Burton

    • C. 

      Dr. Edward George Armstrong

    • D. 

      Dr. Grimesby Roylott

  • 5. 
    How long had it been since Helen's twin sister died?
    • A. 

      Two years

    • B. 

      Three years

    • C. 

      A year

    • D. 

      Less than a year

  • 6. 
    What were the dying words of Helen's sister?
    • A. 

      Avenge me

    • B. 

      The speckled band

    • C. 

      Help me

    • D. 

      Somebody did this to me

  • 7. 
    Which of the following animals does Dr. Roylott have as a pet?
    • A. 

      Hound

    • B. 

      Tiger

    • C. 

      Cheetah

    • D. 

      Lion

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes Dr. Roylott's best friends on the property?
    • A. 

      A band of robbers

    • B. 

      A group of drunkards

    • C. 

      Hippies

    • D. 

      A band of Gypsies

  • 9. 
    Which strange feature does Holmes discover at Stoke Moran?
    • A. 

      Bed anchored to the floor

    • B. 

      Hidden passageways

    • C. 

      Voices of ghosts

    • D. 

      No bed in the house

  • 10. 
    What was the speckled band?
    • A. 

      A silver gun

    • B. 

      A venomous snake

    • C. 

      A sharp sword

    • D. 

      A strangling rope

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