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'The Sign of the Four' Quiz

A quiz on the 2nd novel to feature Sherlock Holmes, the fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 10 Questions.

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At the beginning of 'The Sign of the Four', what is Holmes injecting himself with?

  • Morphine
  • An untested homemade serum
  • Cocaine
  • Insulin

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Sherlock Holmes: "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be ______".

  • incorrect
  • the solution
  • investigated
  • the truth

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In 'The Sign of the Four', what is the name of the young woman that presents the case to Holmes and Watson?

  • Lucy Ferrier
  • Mary Morstan
  • Laura Lyons
  • Beryl Stapleton

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In the Sherlock Holmes story, what is NOT a name written on 'The Sign of the Four'?

  • Mahomet Singh
  • Thaddeus Sholto
  • Dost Akbar
  • Jonathan Small

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In 'The Sign of the Four', what is the name of the detective inspector investigating the case?

  • Athelney Jones
  • Barrymore
  • Lestrade
  • Gregson

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In 'The Sign of the Four', Mary came to Holmes regarding the disappearance of which family member?

  • Her daughter
  • Her husband
  • Her sister
  • Her father

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In 'The Sign of the Four', how did Jonathan Small lose his right leg?

  • Bitten off by a crocodile
  • Gunpowder accident as a soldier
  • Sawn off during interrogation
  • Sliced off by Sikhs

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In 'The Sign of the Four', how was Bartholomew Sholto killed?

  • Gassed
  • Electrocuted
  • Poisoned dart
  • Smothered

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By the end of 'The Sign of the Four', what happened to the Agra treasure?

  • It was shared between Mary and Thaddeus
  • It was lost at the bottom of the Thames
  • It was returned to Achmet's family
  • It never existed

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In 'The Sign of the Four', who was the killer of Bartholomew Sholto?

  • Jonathan Small
  • Tonga
  • Thaddeus Sholto
  • Captain Arthur Morstan