Which Sherlock Are You?

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Which Sherlock Are You?

Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed countless ways by many wonderful actors. Which do you have the most affinity for? Basil Rathbone? Benedict Cumberbatch? Robert Downey Jr.? Or yet another? Take the quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Upon solving a difficult case that others couldn't solve, in the process amazing those around you, you
    • A. 

      Say "It was rather simple, really, and I'm surprised you didn't arrive at the conclusion yourself."

    • B. 

      Say "of course when one dedicates their life, as have I, to the unraveling of sordid knots, such a task becomes, if not simple, at least second nature."

    • C. 

      Say "If you weren't a moron, you likely would have thought of it yourself."

    • D. 

      Calmly explain the process by which you arrived at your conclusion.

  • 2. 
    A suspect has hidden a picture--her most valuable posession-- somewhere in her residence. To ascertain it's location, you
    • A. 

      Don a disguise and feign illness so as to be invited into her home, after arranging to have your companion lug a smoke bomb through the window and yell "fire!" so you can see where she goes, thereby deducing where her most valuable possession is kept.

    • B. 

      Invite yourself into her home for tea, and as she's busy preparing it you start a fire and yell "fire" so you can see where she goes, thereby deducing where her most valuable possession is kept.

    • C. 

      Gain entry to her house by telling her you're working in an official capacity as a consultant and ask her a series of pointed questions about the subject of the picture while your companion observes where she looks, and then you search the place before she can ask you to leave.

    • D. 

      Send your companion to search her home while she's away.

    • E. 

      Disguise yourself as a piece of furniture or a plant so you can observe her in secret.

  • 3. 
    In the course of an investigation, a witness lights a joint and passes it to you. You
    • A. 

      Willingly partake a bit. It may help you free-associate the answer.

    • B. 

      Counter by asking if they have any heroin, advising you have your own needle with you.

    • C. 

      Politely decline, advising them that smoking is harmful to their health, and continuing with your questioning.

    • D. 

      Dismiss the offer, remarking that your mind is quite stimulated by the investigation.

    • E. 

      Remark that their pot use has likely contributed to their stupidity and threaten to call the cops unless they honestly answer your questions.

  • 4. 
    A evil villain is about to escape, which will bring much harm to someone you care deeply for. The only way to stop him is to kill him. You
    • A. 

      Shoot him in the head. The ends justify the means.

    • B. 

      Let him go. You've solved the mystery, and really don't care about the villain or his victims that much after all.

    • C. 

      Reluctantly let him go. You won't become a villain to stop a villain.

  • 5. 
    The only way to stop an evil villain is sure to result in both his demise and yours. You
    • A. 

      Take the plunge with him. Better the world is rid of both of you than he continues his evil-doing.

    • B. 

      Let him go and await another opportunity.

  • 6. 
    Watson
    • A. 

      Keeps you on the rails and provides stability and sanity.

    • B. 

      Is a friend of the dearest sort, who I would not want to live without.

    • C. 

      Is somewhat dim-witted, but provides respite from a loneliness I'd never admit to.

    • D. 

      Someone I have affection for, is useful in getting me access to places I'd otherwise not have access to.

  • 7. 
    There's an essential and dangerous deed that must be done to solve a mystery. You
    • A. 

      Tell Watson to take a nap and undertake the mission yourself.

    • B. 

      Ask Watson to accompany you, knowing that he's better with his fists than you are.

    • C. 

      Send Watson on another, less dangerous mission, while you perform the more dangerous one.

    • D. 

      Send Watson to do the job while you watch daytime T.V.

  • 8. 
    You've been up for two days straight working on a case. To refresh your mind you
    • A. 

      Take a nap.

    • B. 

      Slap on another nicotine patch and/or take some Ritalin you got from a friend.

    • C. 

      Drink lots of coffee.

    • D. 

      Chew some coca leaves and chain smoke.

  • 9. 
    You've many methods, but your favorite is 
    • A. 

      A well planned physical confrontation.

    • B. 

      A dramatic and showy trick fooling the villain into self disclosure.

    • C. 

      Astute deduction.

    • D. 

      Trial and error.

  • 10. 
    Advancing your case will require breaking the law, risking arrest and violating what most people regard as right. You
    • A. 

      Are willing to break the law and risk arrest, but draw the line at immoral behavior.

    • B. 

      Are fine with all of that. It even makes it a touch more exciting.

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