The Adventure Of The Blue Carbuncle

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The Adventure Of The Blue Carbuncle - Quiz

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

    Correct Answer
    B. Forgiveness
    Explanation
    In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," forgiveness is one of the themes explored. This is evident when the main character, Sherlock Holmes, shows forgiveness towards the thief, James Ryder, who stole the valuable Blue Carbuncle. Instead of punishing Ryder, Holmes chooses to let him go and gives him a second chance. This theme highlights the power of forgiveness and the possibility of redemption, even in the face of wrongdoing.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The Hope Diamond and the Blue Carbuncle can be compared in terms of their color, royal owners, and sinister history. Both diamonds are known for their stunning blue color, which is a common characteristic between them. Additionally, they have both been owned by royalty, adding to their prestige and value. Furthermore, both diamonds have a sinister history associated with them, involving theft, curses, and mysterious deaths. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. The Heart of the Ocean
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Heart of the Ocean." In the movie Titanic, "The Heart of the Ocean" is a fictional blue diamond necklace that is said to have been on board the ship. It plays a significant role in the storyline as it becomes a symbol of love and sacrifice. The stone mentioned in the question, "The Heart of the Ocean," refers to the same necklace from the movie.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Scotland
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Scotland. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," was born in Scotland.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Art; medicine
    Explanation
    Doyle's family had expected him to continue the family tradition and pursue a career in art. However, he surprised them by choosing to pursue medicine instead.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 7th
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7th. This can be determined by counting the stories in The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes and finding that "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle" is the 7th story in the collection.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Dr. Joseph Bell
    Explanation
    Dr. Joseph Bell was a real-life person who served as the inspiration for the character of Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of the Sherlock Holmes stories, was a student of Dr. Bell during his time at the University of Edinburgh Medical School. Dr. Bell was known for his keen powers of observation and deduction, which he used to diagnose and treat his patients. These qualities were reflected in the character of Sherlock Holmes, who also possessed exceptional observational and deductive abilities. Therefore, Dr. Joseph Bell is the correct answer for the person who inspired Sherlock Holmes.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. When Henry Baker gets assaulted by a gang and drops his goose and hat
    Explanation
    This illustration represents the story of Henry Baker getting assaulted by a gang and dropping his goose and hat. The image likely depicts this scene, showing the gang attacking Henry Baker and him losing control of his belongings.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. The felt hat
    Explanation
    Sherlock Holmes deduced information about Henry Baker from the felt hat. This suggests that the hat itself provided some sort of clue or evidence that helped Holmes in his investigation. The hat may have contained specific markings, stains, or other identifying features that led Holmes to make deductions about Henry Baker's identity or involvement in the case.

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  • 10. 

    Who is the real thief of the Blue Carbuncle?

    • A.

      Henry Baker

    • B.

      Ryder

    • C.

      Horner

    • D.

      Holmes

    Correct Answer
    B. Ryder
    Explanation
    Ryder is the real thief of the Blue Carbuncle.

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