Three Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

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Three Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes - Quiz

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

  • 11. 
    How did John Openshaw's uncle die?
    • A. 

      He poisoned himself

    • B. 

      He drowned

    • C. 

      He was shot

    • D. 

      He died of old age

  • 12. 
    Why was the Lone Star important?
    • A. 

      It was a book that had all of the secrets of the KKK.

    • B. 

      It was carrying John Openshaw when he died.

    • C. 

      It was carrying Americans who were a part of the KKK.

    • D. 

      Sherlock Holmes took the Lone Star to the north of England to find the KKK.

  • 13. 
    Why wasn't Holmes able to catch the KKK men who killed John Openshaw?
    • A. 

      Their ship was lost at sea.

    • B. 

      The police caught them first.

    • C. 

      They tried to kill John Watson, but they got away before Holmes could catch them.

    • D. 

      They turned themselves in to the police because they were tired of running away from them.

  • 14. 
    All three of the Sherlock Holmes stories start in the same way. How do they start?
    • A. 

      Holmes and Watson call the police about a problem.

    • B. 

      Holmes and Watson find a dead body somewhere.

    • C. 

      The police come to Holmes and Watson with a problem.

    • D. 

      A stranger comes to Holmes and Watson for help.

  • 15. 
    Why was Alexander Holder, the rich London banker, upset that he kept the crown of diamonds?
    • A. 

      It wasn't worth the money he paid for it.

    • B. 

      It was a fake crown with no real gold on it.

    • C. 

      All of the jewels on it were glass, not diamonds.

    • D. 

      It belonged to the government, and he could have gotten in trouble for having it.

  • 16. 
    Alexander Holder saw his son with the diamond crown late at night. Alexander thought that his son was trying to steal more of the diamonds from the crown. What was his son trying to do?
    • A. 

      Glue some of the diamonds back on the crown

    • B. 

      Steal the crown

    • C. 

      Break the crown

    • D. 

      Bend the crown back the way it should have been

  • 17. 
    What is the best way to describe Sherlock Holmes?
    • A. 

      Fun

    • B. 

      Intelligent

    • C. 

      Risky

    • D. 

      Angry

  • 18. 
    What are some things that Helen Stoner does not like about her stepfather? Check all that are correct.
    • A. 

      He gives his friends too much money.

    • B. 

      He stays locked in his room a lot.

    • C. 

      He is always arguing with everyone.

    • D. 

      He kept strange wild animals around his home.

  • 19. 
    What are some things that are true about Dr. Roylott? Check all that are correct.
    • A. 

      He wants to get married.

    • B. 

      He lives at Stoke Moran.

    • C. 

      He has a very bad temper.

    • D. 

      He used to live in India.

  • 20. 
    What are some reasons that John Openshaw's father chooses to do nothing when he gets the letter with five pips and the letters "K.K.K."? Check all that are correct.
    • A. 

      He is afraid.

    • B. 

      He thinks that the police won't believe him or help him.

    • C. 

      He wants to plant the seeds.

    • D. 

      He is a member of the KKK.

  • 21. 
    What do the deaths of John Openshaw, his father, and his uncle all have in common? Check all that are correct.
    • A. 

      They all appear to be accidents.

    • B. 

      They are all connected to the KKK.

    • C. 

      They all involve an envelope of pips.

    • D. 

      They were all caused by the police of London.

  • 22. 
    What does Sherlock Holmes use to find the person who stole the diamonds from the crown of diamonds? Check all that are correct.
    • A. 

      Footprints in the snow

    • B. 

      The shoes of George Burnwell

    • C. 

      A revolver (a gun)

    • D. 

      A foreign newspaper

  • 23. 
    Sherlock Holmes is a good detective because he ______________. Check all that are correct.
    • A. 

      Listens carefully

    • B. 

      Is patient

    • C. 

      Yells at people until they give him what he wants

    • D. 

      Thinks a lot before doing anything

  • 24. 
    Dr. Roylott died because Watson shot him with his revolver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Dr. Roylott was sent to prison because he beat a servant to death in India.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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