Sherlock Holmes The Case Of The Blue Diamond

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Sherlock Holmes The Case Of The Blue Diamond - Quiz

I read the book sherlock holmes the case of the blue diamond and then I prepared this exercise.
Read the book, do the exercise and to find out how much you know.
Good luck


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The investigation takes place during...

    • A.

      Christmas

    • B.

      New year

    • C.

      Hallowwen

    Correct Answer
    A. Christmas
    Explanation
    The investigation takes place during Christmas.

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  • 2. 

     The old hat that sherlok holmes was looking at, belongs to someone who ...

    • A.

      Used to be rich

    • B.

      Used to be poor

    • C.

      Was famous

    Correct Answer
    B. Used to be poor
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, Sherlock Holmes was looking at an old hat. The fact that the hat is old suggests that it belonged to someone in the past. The correct answer is "used to be poor" because if the person used to be rich, they would likely have owned a newer and more expensive hat. Similarly, if the person was famous, they might have had a more distinctive or recognizable hat. Therefore, the most logical explanation is that the hat belonged to someone who used to be poor.

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  • 3. 

    Where was the blue diamond found?

    • A.

      In the old hat

    • B.

      In the left leg of a christmas goose

    • C.

      In a pocket of the coat

    Correct Answer
    B. In the left leg of a christmas goose
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the blue diamond was found in the left leg of a Christmas goose. This implies that the diamond was hidden or misplaced in an unexpected place, adding an element of surprise or intrigue to the story. It also creates a sense of whimsy or playfulness, as finding a valuable diamond in a Christmas goose leg is an unusual and unconventional scenario.

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  • 4. 

    The owner of the diamond put on advertisement in a newspaper. which one?

    • A.

      The Guardian

    • B.

      The Independent

    • C.

      The Times

    Correct Answer
    C. The Times
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Times. The reason is that The Times is a widely recognized and respected newspaper, known for its extensive coverage and readership. The owner of the diamond would likely choose to advertise in The Times to reach a larger audience and attract potential buyers who are interested in high-end or luxury items.

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  • 5. 

    The reward for finding the diamond was 

    • A.

      20 000 pounds

    • B.

      1000 pounds

    • C.

      100 pounds

    Correct Answer
    B. 1000 pounds
    Explanation
    The reward for finding the diamond was 1000 pounds. This means that whoever finds the diamond will receive a sum of 1000 pounds as a reward.

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  • 6. 

    The jewel was stolen on

    • A.

      The 22nd December

    • B.

      The 25th December

    • C.

      The 27th December

    Correct Answer
    B. The 25th December
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The 25th December. This date is mentioned as one of the options for when the jewel was stolen.

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  • 7. 

    The owner of the old not was Mr Henry Baker. what did we want?

    • A.

      Only the diamond since now he was poor

    • B.

      He only wanted the the hat, he didn't even know about the diamond existance

    • C.

      He wanted a new goose and the old hat

    Correct Answer
    C. He wanted a new goose and the old hat
  • 8. 

    Where did Mr Baker buy the goose?

    • A.

      At the alpha - a pub near the British Museum

    • B.

      In the supermarket

    • C.

      In the butcher's

    Correct Answer
    A. At the alpha - a pub near the British Museum
    Explanation
    Mr Baker bought the goose at the alpha - a pub near the British Museum.

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  • 9. 

    What is Mr Breckinrage getting upset about?

    • A.

      Mr holmes spying on him

    • B.

      With Mr Windagate because he owes him money

    • C.

      People always asking about the goose

    Correct Answer
    C. People always asking about the goose
    Explanation
    Mr. Breckinrage is getting upset because people are constantly asking about the goose. This implies that the goose is a topic of interest or concern for Mr. Breckinrage, and the constant inquiries about it are causing frustration or annoyance. It is unclear why people are asking about the goose, but it is evident that this is the source of Mr. Breckinrage's agitation.

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  • 10. 

    What did sherlock holmes do to find the goose?

    • A.

      Asked Mr Breckinrage

    • B.

      Invented a story about a bet

    • C.

      Both

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    Sherlock Holmes used both methods to find the goose. He first asked Mr. Breckinrage for information, gathering clues and details about the case. Then, Holmes invented a story about a bet, possibly to test Mr. Breckinrage's reaction or to uncover more information about the missing goose. By combining these two approaches, Holmes was able to successfully solve the case.

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  • 11. 

    According to mr brinkinrage the goose comes from

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      Liverpool

    • C.

      Manchester

    Correct Answer
    A. London
    Explanation
    The given information states that according to Mr. Brinkinrage, the goose comes from a specific location. Out of the options provided, the correct answer is "London". This implies that Mr. Brinkinrage believes that the goose originates from London.

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  • 12. 

    The short man was interested in holmes, why?

    • A.

      Holmes knew about the twenty-four geese

    • B.

      He was going to give him money

    • C.

      He wanted the goose with the old hat

    Correct Answer
    A. Holmes knew about the twenty-four geese
    Explanation
    The short man was interested in Holmes because Holmes had knowledge about the twenty-four geese. This suggests that the short man had some connection or interest in the geese, and he believed that Holmes could provide him with valuable information or assistance regarding them.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the thief? 

    • A.

      Mr Horner

    • B.

      Mr Oakshoot

    • C.

      Mr James Ryder

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr James Ryder
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mr James Ryder because the question asks about the identity of the thief and Mr James Ryder is listed as one of the options.

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  • 14. 

    Holmes didn't arrest him because 

    • A.

      He knew thatt the police would let him go

    • B.

      He didn't want to arrested him, because it was christmas

    • C.

      He was tired and wanted to sleep

    Correct Answer
    B. He didn't want to arrested him, because it was christmas
    Explanation
    Holmes didn't arrest the person because it was Christmas. This suggests that Holmes had a compassionate side and didn't want to ruin the person's holiday by arresting them. It implies that Holmes considered the person's well-being and decided to show leniency during the festive season.

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