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1 Sherlock Holmes: Conan Doyle's Ten Favourites
My eleventh quiz! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was asked by his fans to list his 10 favourite Holmes stories. His choices were published in the British newspaper "Strand" in 1927. Do you know them? Herein, an adventure I created to list the titles.
Average
10 Q
benniebenbenny
Mar 06 07
4629 plays
2 "The Return of Sherlock Holmes"
With these questions you can relive the exciting days when Dr. Watson started to recount the thirteen new cases of Sherlock Holmes after his return from the supposedly fatal encounter with Professor Moriarty.
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25 Q
Philian
Dec 16 03
1917 plays
3 "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"
There are 12 stories in the volume entitled "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes". Each of the multi-choice questions is based on the 12 cases that make up the book.
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25 Q
Philian
Nov 25 03
3612 plays
4 A Study in Scarlet
Of course you remember that this is the novel in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced Sherlock Holmes to the world, but you will need to recall a bit more to answer these questions.
Tough
10 Q
looney_tunes
Jun 06 13
195 plays
5 The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
In Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle", Sherlock Holmes solved the mystery of a goose with an unusual stuffing! What do you remember about the story?
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10 Q
PDAZ
Jan 26 11
510 plays
6 "The Adventure of the Dancing Men"
In Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of the Dancing Men", Sherlock Holmes was asked to investigate a mystery involving the wife of a country gentleman. What do you remember about the story?
Average
10 Q
PDAZ
Jan 21 11
471 plays
7 "The Red-Headed League"
In Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Red-Headed League", Sherlock Holmes solved the mystery of an unusual temporary employment of a red-headed man. What do you remember about the story?
Easy
10 Q
PDAZ
Jan 20 11
420 plays
8 The Hound of the Baskervilles
'The Hound of the Baskervilles' is one of the all-time great works of fiction; written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, it features the master detective Sherlock Holmes. This quiz has ten questions about the book.
Average
10 Q
deepakmr
Aug 05 08
1116 plays
9 Sherlock Holmes Plots and Titles
Have you read all of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries? If so, read the given plot and identify the title of the story.
Average
10 Q
deepakmr
Jul 26 08
1263 plays
10 Match the Client to the Case
If I give you the name of the case solved by the genius Sherlock Holmes, you have to give me the name of the client, and vice-versa. Ready?
Average
10 Q
anthonyrappfan
Jul 11 07
726 plays
11 The Firsts of Holmes
Conan Doyle is my favorite author and Sherlock Holmes my favorite character. The rules for this quiz are simple. I give you the first line of a short story, and you have to identify it. Shouldn't be too difficult for true Sherlockians!
Average
10 Q
anubhav1990
Feb 23 08
732 plays
12 "Silver Blaze"
In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "Silver Blaze", Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson traveled to Dartmoor to investigate the disappearance of a race horse. What do you remember about the story?
Average
10 Q
PDAZ
Jan 04 11
201 plays
13 The Crooked Man
In Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Crooked Man", Sherlock Holmes had most of the case solved before he asked Dr. Watson to accompany him to interview the suspect. What do you remember about the story?
Average
10 Q
PDAZ
Feb 09 11
174 plays
14 The Adventure of the Speckled Band
In Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of the Speckled Band", Sherlock Holmes solved one mysterious death and was able to prevent another. What do you remember about the story?
Average
10 Q
PDAZ
Jan 30 11
540 plays
15 Delicious Dialogues
Hello everyone! I've always been amused by Doyle's style of writing, especially his dialogue-writing in Holmes stories. So here's a quiz based on that. All you've to do is to identify the short story from which I've extracted the dialogue. Best of luck!
Tough
10 Q
anubhav1990
Apr 25 09
369 plays
16 "A Scandal in Bohemia" by Arthur Conan Doyle
This is a quiz about the Sherlock Holmes story "A Scandal In Bohemia" written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. If you've read this short story you'll have no problems with these questions.
Easy
10 Q
frftrjnnyu
Oct 23 10
411 plays
17 The Adventure of Black Peter
In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of Black Peter", an old sea captain is found dead, harpooned to a wall in the small cabin in which he lived behind his home. What do you remember about this Sherlock Holmes story?
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10 Q
PDAZ
Oct 26 13
90 plays
18 More on the Art of Observation and Deduction
A sequel to my previous quiz on "The Art of Observation and Deduction"! This quiz is about the little every-day observations Sherlock Holmes makes about people and objects in the Canon, even when they have no bearing on an actual case.
Difficult
10 Q
Twotallgnome
May 20 08
366 plays
19 Are You As Good As Sherlock Holmes?
In each of the following questions you will try to come to the same conclusion as the master detective or identify the clue that led him to his conclusion. All the puzzles are directly from the works of Arthur Conan Doyle. Beware red herrings!
Tough
10 Q
Philian
Dec 11 03
2157 plays
20 Rache - Sherlock Holmes' First Case
This is a quiz on "A Study in Scarlet," Sherlock Holmes' first published case. It deals with the murders that introduced Sherlock Holmes to the world. Read the book first, and good luck! WARNING: This quiz contains spoilers about many aspects of the book
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15 Q
xxharryxx
Jul 08 06
774 plays
21 The Life of Sherlock Holmes--Part I
Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes novels and stories contain clues to Holmes's personal history; have you spotted them? Entertaining for Sherlockians, harder if you haven't read all the stories. No theories, just what's in the canon.
Difficult
10 Q
pmcbee
May 15 13
186 plays
22 Professor Moriarty
Professor Moriarty is widely known as the "arch-enemy" of Sherlock Holmes in Conan Doyle's stories. How true is this, and what do you know of this villain?
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10 Q
Charlesw321
Feb 02 13
171 plays
23 The Lasts of Holmes
'Adventures', 'Memoirs', 'The Return', 'His Last Bow' and 'The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes' - if you have read them all, then come give this quiz a try. I'll give you the last line of a story and all you have to do is to identify it. Good luck!
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10 Q
anubhav1990
Jan 08 11
252 plays
24 The Lost World
Years before "Jurassic Park", Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote an adventure of the discovery of the lost world that featured dinosaurs. This is a quiz about the adventures of Challenger and his team. Contains spoilers !
Tough
15 Q
deepakmr
Jan 16 08
306 plays
25 Unchronicled Cases of Sherlock Holmes' Canon
Who amongst you has not wondered about Sherlock Holmes' adventure dealing with the "Giant Rat of Sumatra"?
Average
10 Q
mos623
Mar 28 05
477 plays
26 Elementary? Not in the Least!
A really tough Sherlock Holmes quiz, taken from all short stories and novels. For the serious Sherlockian only!
Very Difficult
10 Q
ShLuvJw
Jan 24 06
1011 plays
27 Sherlock Holmes: Groups and Organizations
Sherlock Holmes, the notorious consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, has come across several outstanding outfits throughout his adventures. How well do you know these associations?
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10 Q
Franz_L
Dec 25 09
306 plays
28 Sherlock Holmes and The Musgrave Ritual
I highly recommend that you read the Holmes story "The Musgrave Ritual" before attempting this quiz. "The Musgrave Ritual" was first published in "The Strand" magazine May 1893 with 7 illustrations by Sidney Paget. Come along, the game's afoot!
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10 Q
maynooth
Oct 24 05
666 plays
29 Sherlock Holmes
This is for true Holmes fans only. If you've not read his stories, you will not pass....have fun and good luck! (If all else fails, use the simple art of elimination...)
Average
20 Q
bookworm2002
Jul 08 00
3852 plays
30 Holmes' Untold Cases
These are the mysterious 'cases' alluded to in Conan Doyle's immortal Sherlock Holmes stories.
Difficult
10 Q
tjoebigham
May 14 01
948 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* What was the London address of the famous sleuth and his faithful companion, Dr. Watson?
* This police inspector regularly calls on Holmes to help solve difficult cases.
* What was the name of Holmes' archenemy?
* What is the setting for Holmes and Moriarty's final, fatal encounter?
* Sherlock Holmes had an older brother. What was his name?


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