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Doctor, Doctor Quiz

A quiz about Doctors in literary fiction 10 Questions.

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Dr John Watson first appeared in which 'Sherlock Holmes' story?

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

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In which fictional London hospital are Richard Gordon's 'Doctor' books' set?

  • St Swithin's
  • St Trinian's
  • St Mary's
  • St Bart's

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Dr Hannibal Lecter is the creation of which author?

  • Anita Harris
  • Richard Harris
  • Thomas Harris
  • Rolf Harris

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Who is the love interest of Dr Yuri Zhivago in Boris Pasternak's novel "Doctor Zhivago"?

  • Anna Karenina
  • Lara Guishar
  • Olga Sergeyovna
  • Natasha Rostova

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Doctor Van Helsing is a vampire hunter in Bram Stoker's "Dracula" but what is the good doctor's first name?

  • Boris
  • Abraham
  • Jonas
  • Charles

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Ian Fleming's "Dr No" was one of James Bond's most famous foes but what nationality was Dr No?

  • Japanese
  • French
  • Chinese
  • American

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Dr Victor Frankenstein, creator of Frankstein's monster, was himself the creation of which author?

  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Mary Shelley
  • Wilkie Collins
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

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Patricia Cornwell introduced Dr Kay Scarpetta to the reading public in "Postmortem". Dr Scarpetta was the Chief Medical Examiner of which US Commonwealth?

  • Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • Massachusetts
  • Pennsylvania

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Hugh Lofting's Dr John Dolittle converses with the animals in which fictional west country village?

  • Much-Binding-in-the Marsh
  • Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Puddleby-on-the-Marsh
  • Praze-an-Beeble

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Finally, can you place these characters' in the order in which the works they appeared in were first published? - earliest first.

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  • Dr No
  • Dr John Watson
  • Dr Yuri Zhivago
  • Dr John Dolittle