How Much You Know About Arthur Conan Doyle?

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Born in Scotland on May 1859, Sir Ignatius Arthur Conan Doyle was a British physician turned fiction writer best known for his Sherlock Holmes crime series. He was a world-renowned writer and the brain behind popular fiction works as a study in scarlet, the sign of four, the mystery of Cloomber and the captain of pole-star.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these sports did Doyle partake in at his youth?
    • A. 

      Cricket

    • B. 

      Kayaking

    • C. 

      Martial Arts

    • D. 

      Wrestling

  • 2. 
    When was Conan Doyle Born?
    • A. 

      21 May 1859

    • B. 

      23 May 1859

    • C. 

      24 May 1859

    • D. 

      22 May 1859

  • 3. 
    What was the cause of Doyle's death?
    • A. 

      Heart Attack

    • B. 

      Car Accident

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Gunshot Wounds

  • 4. 
    What was the name of Doyle's father?
    • A. 

      Charles Altamond Doyle

    • B. 

      Philip Altamond Doyle

    • C. 

      Henry Altamond Doyle

    • D. 

      Federick Altamond Doyle

  • 5. 
    In which of his books did Doyle talk about the confinement of his father in an Asylum?  
    • A. 

      The stark Munro Letters

    • B. 

      A study in Scarlet

    • C. 

      The Surgeon Of Gaster Fell

    • D. 

      The sign of four

  • 6. 
    How old was Doyle when he died?
    • A. 

      81 years

    • B. 

      71 years

    • C. 

      61 years

    • D. 

      91 years

  • 7. 
    Who was Doyle's first wife?
    • A. 

      Jean Leckie

    • B. 

      Louisa Hawkins

    • C. 

      Catherine Pratt

    • D. 

      Alice Bennett

  • 8. 
    Where did Doyle get a university education?
    • A. 

      Oxford university

    • B. 

      University of Edinburgh

    • C. 

      University of Aberdeen

    • D. 

      University of St.Andrews

  • 9. 
    Which of these Scottish cities is Doyle's birthplace?
    • A. 

      Dundee

    • B. 

      Glasgow

    • C. 

      Edinburg

    • D. 

      Aberdeen

  • 10. 
    Doyle's book "The Lost World" was published in what year?
    • A. 

      1989

    • B. 

      1909

    • C. 

      1902

    • D. 

      1904

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