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Of course he created Sherlock Holmes, but he was also responsible for the fantasy/sci-fi works featuring Professor Challenger, as well as writing military history and four volumes of war poetry.   

There are 62 quizzes and 725 trivia questions in this category.
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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 qns)
Mar 06 07
5811 plays
"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.
Average (25 qns)
Dec 16 03
2082 plays
"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.
Average (25 qns)
Nov 25 03
3825 plays
"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 qns)
Jan 04 11
258 plays
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?
Average (10 qns)
Jan 26 11
597 plays
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 qns)
Jul 26 08
1533 plays
"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 qns)
Jan 21 11
588 plays
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 qns)
Feb 09 11
219 plays
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.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 06 13
402 plays
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 qns)
Aug 05 08
1266 plays
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 qns)
Feb 23 08
810 plays
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 qns)
Jan 30 11
612 plays
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?
Average (10 qns)
Feb 02 13
228 plays
"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 qns)
Jan 20 11
585 plays
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!
Average (10 qns)
Apr 25 09
417 plays
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 qns)
Dec 11 03
2241 plays
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
Average (15 qns)
Jul 08 06
867 plays
"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 qns)
Oct 23 10
522 plays
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 qns)
Jul 11 07
810 plays
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!
Average (10 qns)
Jan 08 11
297 plays
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 qns)
Jul 08 00
3990 plays
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 qns)
May 15 13
231 plays
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 qns)
Jan 24 06
1053 plays
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!
Average (10 qns)
Oct 24 05
714 plays
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 qns)
Mar 28 05
513 plays
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.
Tough (10 qns)
May 20 08
405 plays
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 qns)
Jan 16 08
342 plays
Sherlock Holmes

Holmes has made his way into our collective conciousness perhaps more profoundly than any other literary character, before or since. Let's see what you know about the famous detective.
Easy (10 qns)
Feb 13 00
8424 plays
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?
Average (10 qns)
Dec 25 09
339 plays
I met Sherlock Holmes While Going to The Bank

This quiz will test your overall knowledge about Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. Hope you enjoy.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 05 09
519 plays
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