Quiz: The Adventure Of The Speckled Band! Trivia

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Quiz: The Adventure Of The Speckled Band! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of the story?
    • A. 

      Entertain you

    • B. 

      Make you afraid of snakes

    • C. 

      Give you nightmares for the rest of your life

  • 2. 
    Where does Sherlock Holmes live?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Scotland

  • 3. 
    What are Sherlock Holmes' chief crime-fighting weapons?
    • A. 

      Police car and backup

    • B. 

      Knowledge and intuition

    • C. 

      His trusty dog and a bully club

  • 4. 
    What animals does Dr. Roylott keep in his property?
    • A. 

      A rabbit and an owl

    • B. 

      Cats and dogs

    • C. 

      A baboon and a cheetah

  • 5. 
    What is the motive for the murder?
    • A. 

      Revenge

    • B. 

      Jealousy

    • C. 

      Money

  • 6. 
    Who is the murderer in the story?
    • A. 

      Dr. Roylott

    • B. 

      Dr. Hilsham

    • C. 

      Helen Stoner

  • 7. 
    What is the murder weapon?
    • A. 

      Poisoned food

    • B. 

      An Indian sword

    • C. 

      A swamp adder

  • 8. 
    What are some of the clues which help Holmes solve the mystery?
    • A. 

      A set of false teeth and a cheetah

    • B. 

      A safe, a chair, a wall ventilator, and a bell rope

    • C. 

      A broken window, muddy footprints, and a walking stick

  • 9. 
    What kind of people does Dr. Roylott allow to camp in the family estate?
    • A. 

      Gypsies

    • B. 

      Army troops

    • C. 

      Family members

  • 10. 
    Helen is about to
    • A. 

      Take a new job

    • B. 

      Get married

    • C. 

      Move to America

  • 11. 
    What did Dr. Roylott use the whistle for?
    • A. 

      To train the swamp adder to look for mice

    • B. 

      To train the swamp adder to dance

    • C. 

      To call the swamp adder back to his room

  • 12. 
    The bell rope was an actual working bell rope that Julia or Helen could use to call for help.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Helen slept in Julia's room the night that Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solved the mystery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In a fury, Dr. Roylott bends a poker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson sleep for some time the night they spend in Dr. Roylott's house.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Dr. Roylott died because Watson shot him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A swamp adder can kill a person in ten seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Choose the statement that shows irony in the mystery.
    • A. 

      Dr. Roylett worked out a clever plan to ensure himself a comfortable life but then lost his life through that plan.

    • B. 

      Helen Stoner loved her sister but was unable to save her.

    • C. 

      Dr. Watson was most upset by Helen Stoner's problem but was not as good as Sherlock Holmes in solving the mystery. Dr. Watson was most upset by Helen Stoner's problem but was not as good as Sherlock Holmes in solving the mystery. Dr. Watson was most upset by Helen Stoner's problem but was not as good as Sherlock Holmes in solving the mystery. Dr. Watson was most upset by Helen Stoner's problem but was not as good as Sherlock Holmes in solving the mystery. Dr. Watson was most upset by Helen Stoner's problem but was not as good as Sherlock Holmes in solving the mystery. Dr. Watson was upset by Ms. Stoner's problem but was not as good as Holmes in solving the problem.

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