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A Study in Scarlet Quiz

A quiz on the story that introduced Sherlock Holmes, the famous fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 10 Questions.

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', what was meant by this message left by the murderer?

  • For Rachel
  • Reach
  • German word for 'Revenge'
  • An alias of Constable Rance

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', what was the name of the first murder victim?

  • Enoch Drebber
  • John Ferrier
  • Joseph Stangerson
  • Brigham Young

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', what is the address of the flat that Holmes and Watson agree to share?

  • 66C, Pudding Lane
  • 7, Savile Row
  • 221B, Bakers Street
  • 62, West Wallaby Street

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', Drebber's corpse showed no wounds. How was he killed?

  • Smothered
  • Poisoned
  • Electrocuted
  • Scared to death

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', how did Holmes test his theory that the pills found at the second crime scene were poisonous?

  • Put them in cheese for the resident mice
  • He licked them slightly, detecting cyanide
  • Fed them to an old dog, killing it
  • Dissolved them in a mock stomach he created

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', under what faith are John and Lucy Ferrier conditioned to live after being rescued?

  • Paganism
  • Lutheranism
  • Satanism
  • Mormonism

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', how did Jefferson Hope's love, Lucy Ferrier die?

  • Shot and buried for desertion
  • Broken heart from Drebber's marriage
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Stabbed through the heart

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', according to Watson's list of Holmes' limits, as what is he noted to be an expert?

  • Astronomer
  • Singlestick player, Boxer and Swordsman
  • Botanist
  • Philosopher

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', what job title has Sherlock Holmes given himself?

  • Consulting Detective
  • Criminal Intelligence Expert
  • Criminality Inspection Aid
  • Crime Scene Investigator

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In 'A Study in Scarlet', who was the killer?

  • Inspector Gregson
  • John Ferrier
  • Jefferson Hope
  • Brigham Young