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The Sherlock Holmes Quiz

A quiz about the most famous fictional detective of them all. 10 Questions.

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Who wrote the original novels and short stories about Sherlock Holmes?

  • Sir Arthur Quiller Couch
  • Sir Arthur Sullivan
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Sir Arthur Smith

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What was Sherlock Holmes's address in West London?

  • 22B Baker Street
  • 221B Devonshire Place
  • 221B Baker Street
  • 22B Devonshire Place

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Which was the first book in which Sherlock Holmes appeared?

  • The Sign of Four
  • The Valley of Fear
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • A Study in Scarlet

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Which was the last volume of Sherlock Holmes stories?

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Casbook of Sherlock Holmes
  • His Last Bow

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"A Scandel in Bohemia" is the first short story to appear. What is the name of "The Woman" in the story that Sherlock Holmes so admires?

  • Irene Adler
  • Mary Sutherland
  • Helen Stoner
  • Violet Hunter

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Dr Watson was "hit by a Jezail bullet" while a soldier in which country?

  • Afganistan
  • India
  • Turkey
  • Persia

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There is a statue of Sherlock Holmes in the city of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's birth. Where is it?

  • Belfast
  • Glasgow
  • Edinburgh
  • Dublin

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There is also a statue of Holmes and Watson outside the British Embassy in which capital city?

  • Prague
  • Budapest
  • Moscow
  • Prague

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What was Sherlock Holmes's drug of choice to inject himself with when bored between cases?

  • Heroin
  • Cocaine
  • Barbituates
  • Ketamine

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Which of the following actors has not played the part of Sherlock Holmes in a major film or television production?

  • Jude Law
  • Peter Cushing
  • Benedict Cumberpatch
  • Jeremy Brett