Three Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes Quizzes & Trivia

As part of short stories by Conan Doyle, Three Adventures of Sherlock Holmes has both been acted and played in many theaters. If you have read the book, take the quiz below and see what you can remember.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In "The Speckled Band," how does Sherlock know that Helen Stoner had recently gotten off the train?
    • A. 

      He saw part of a ticket in her glove.

    • B. 

      She gave him the ticket.

    • C. 

      She told him.

    • D. 

      He saw her get off the train.

  • 2. 
    Why did Helen Stoner come to visit Sherlock Holmes?
    • A. 

      Her father died.

    • B. 

      Her mother died.

    • C. 

      Her sister died.

    • D. 

      Someone robber her.

  • 3. 
    Why is Dr. Grimesby Roylott angry at Sherlock Holmes when he comes to Holmes' apartment?
    • A. 

      He knows that his stepdaughter has just given Holmes money.

    • B. 

      He thinks his stepdaughter has just visited Holmes.

    • C. 

      He thinks that Holmes wants to take his money.

    • D. 

      He thinks that Holmes wants to kill him.

  • 4. 
    When Dr. Roylott says that Sherlock Holmes "pretend to be a police officer", what does he mean?
    • A. 

      Holmes wants to be a police officer, but he hasn't been accepted.

    • B. 

      Holmes dresses like a police officer, but he isn't a real police officer.

    • C. 

      Holmes used to be a police officer but quit a long time ago.

    • D. 

      Holmes acts like a police officer but isn't a real one.

  • 5. 
    Why does Helen Stoner's father want to stop his daughters from marrying?
    • A. 

      He doesn't love their husbands.

    • B. 

      He doesn't want his daughters to leave home.

    • C. 

      He has a different husband chosen for each of his daughters.

    • D. 

      He will get less money every year if his daughters are married.

  • 6. 
    When looking around in Helen Stoner's room, Sherlock said, "Bell ropes which do not pull, and ventilators which do not ventilate." Why did he say this?
    • A. 

      He needed a repairman to fix the problems in the room.

    • B. 

      They needed to use the ventilator quickly before Dr. Roylott returned.

    • C. 

      There were many strange things that made him suspicious.

    • D. 

      There was no air in the room, and he needed to breathe.

  • 7. 
    How did Sherlock Holmes know there would be a ventilator in Helen Stoner's room before he went there?
    • A. 

      She told him on the train.

    • B. 

      She showed him a picture of the room.

    • C. 

      He had seen a floor plan of the room.

    • D. 

      She had told him that her sister had smelled cigarette smoke from inside the house.

  • 8. 
    What is the speckled band?
    • A. 

      A snake

    • B. 

      A rope

    • C. 

      A group of traveling gypsies

    • D. 

      A bracelet

  • 9. 
    How did Sherlock know that John Openshaw had come from Sussex?
    • A. 

      John told Sherlock that he had come from there.

    • B. 

      Sherlock noticed mud on John's boots and knew it was from Sussex.

    • C. 

      Sherlock noticed John's ticket in his left coat pocket.

    • D. 

      John had a strange accent that sounded like the Sussex accent.

  • 10. 
    How did John Openshaw's uncle feel when he got the letters "K.K.K." in a letter?
    • A. 

      Very afaid

    • B. 

      A little afraid, but mostly excited

    • C. 

      Very excited

    • D. 

      Relieved

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