The Adventure Of The Blue Carbuncle

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The Adventure Of The Blue Carbuncle

How much do you know about this short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was one of the themes of the "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle?"
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Forgiveness

    • C. 

      Fear

    • D. 

      Technology

  • 2. 
    How does the Hope Diamond and the Blue Carbuncle compare to one another?
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Royal Owners

    • C. 

      Sinister history

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the stone in the Titanic that was like the stone in this story?
    • A. 

      Blood Diamond

    • B. 

      Amethyst

    • C. 

      Jupiter Fire Opal

    • D. 

      The Heart of the Ocean

  • 4. 
    The author of "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle", Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in...
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      Sweden

  • 5. 
    Doyle's family thought that he would follow in his family's footsteps and pursue... but instead he decided to pursue...
    • A. 

      Gymnastics; art

    • B. 

      Education; chemistry

    • C. 

      Dentistry; journalism

    • D. 

      Art; medicine

  • 6. 
    Out of the 12 stories in The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes, "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle" was the .... story. 
    • A. 

      2nd

    • B. 

      7th

    • C. 

      12th

    • D. 

      1st

  • 7. 
    What real life person in Doyle's life was the inspiration for the character of Sherlock Holmes?
    • A. 

      Dr. Joseph Bell

    • B. 

      Dr. Manuel

    • C. 

      Dr. Shepherd

    • D. 

      Dr. Humphrey

  • 8. 
    How does this illustration represent the story? 
    • A. 

      When Sherlock gets mugged and drops his duck

    • B. 

      When Watson gets arrested for killing a duck

    • C. 

      When Henry Baker gets assaulted by a gang and drops his goose and hat

    • D. 

      When Ryder attacks Henry Baker

  • 9. 
    What clue did Sherlock Holmes get his deductions about Henry Baker from?
    • A. 

      The felt hat

    • B. 

      The cat

    • C. 

      The goose

    • D. 

      The Blue Carbuncle

  • 10. 
    Who is the real thief of the Blue Carbuncle?
    • A. 

      Henry Baker

    • B. 

      Ryder

    • C. 

      Horner

    • D. 

      Holmes

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