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From 'The Mysterious Affair at Styles" to "Curtain", you will find quizzes here on the work of the Belgian ex-policeman who prides himself on his little grey cells and his marvelous moustache.   

There are 92 quizzes and 1,080 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Murder for Christmas

A.k.a. "Hercule Poirot's Christmas" and "Holiday for Murder". There's no holiday from murder for Hercule Poirot, who must solve the brutal murder of wealthy old Simeon Lee on Christmas Eve. WARNING!-Solution revealed. Good Luck.
Tough (15 qns)
jouen58
Nov 24 03
2205 plays
2
Hercule Poirot's A to Z (nearly!)

Poirot appeared in lots of full-length novels. He was the only one of Christie's detectives to be killed off. This quiz deals with the characters in the books, including the victims and murderers. Warning - spoilers ahead!
Average (25 qns)
JaneMarple
Dec 21 06
1143 plays
3
Sad Cypress

One of Christie's more unusual mysteries, this one features a tragic love triangle and a young woman on trial for her life. CAUTION: the solution is revealed in the quiz. Good Luck!
Average (15 qns)
jouen58
Jul 31 04
771 plays
4
"The Mysterious Affair at Styles"

Here's where it all began; Agatha Christie's debut as a mystery writer and the birth of Hercule Poirot. Be warned- the solution is revealed! Good Luck!
Tough (20 qns)
jouen58
Mar 31 03
1032 plays
5
The Mysterious Affair at Styles

In Agatha Christie's first published novel, Captain Hastings recounts his first case with the distinguished Hercule Poirot while he stays at Styles Manor. Spoilers abound; read before playing! Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
kyleisalive
Jul 28 07
684 plays
6
Poirot and the Passengers on the "Orient Express"

This is an extremely famous Agatha Christie book. It was also made into a movie in 1974. This quiz concerns the passengers on the train. Warning - major spoilers ahead!
Tough (15 qns)
JaneMarple
Jun 05 08
957 plays
7
"Evil Under the Sun": Book vs. Movie

Have you read the book by Agatha Christie as well as seen the 1982 movie starring Sir Peter Ustinov? If you have, exploring the differences between the two in this quiz should be a piece of cake for you.
Average (10 qns)
PearlQ19
Nov 13 11
183 plays
8
Hercule Poirot

A short quiz about the coolest detective ever invented and his cases. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
PearlQ19
Mar 21 02
2508 plays
9
Evil Under the Sun

While Hercule Poirot enjoys a summer holiday by the sea, he realizes that a murder is being planned which he can do nothing to prevent. CAUTION- Contains spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
jouen58
Aug 07 05
732 plays
10
All About Ariadne

Ariadne Oliver is one of Agatha's most interesting side characters. Although she is never the "star" of a novel, she is a completely developed foil for Hercule Poirot, unlike Hastings and Miss Lemon, who are overshadowed by the little man.
Average (10 qns)
raer
Sep 12 02
1158 plays
11
The Mystery of the Blue Train

"The Mystery of the Blue Train" : a woman is murdered on the famous Blue Train, and it is up to Hercule Poirot to solve the murder. Warning - Spoilers ahead. Enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
JaneMarple
Dec 01 06
549 plays
12
The Labours of Hercules

This quiz is based on a collection of Hercule Poirot stories in which Poirot is portrayed as a "modern Hercules". (Beware - possible spoilers).
Average (15 qns)
MotherGoose
Feb 11 04
570 plays
13
"Murder on the Orient Express" with Poirot

This is a well known Agatha Christie book which was made into a successful movie in 1974. Warning - major spoilers ahead. Enjoy!
Average (15 qns)
JaneMarple
Jun 10 08
585 plays
14
"Murder in Mesopotamia" with Hercule Poirot

This detective novel takes Hercule Poirot to Mesopotamia, to an archaeological dig, when an unpopular woman is killed. Warning - spoilers ahead! Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
JaneMarple
Mar 12 10
294 plays
15
Murder in Mesopotamia

'Murder in Mesopotamia' is a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie. If you have read the book, this quiz should be a cinch!
Average (10 qns)
deepakmr
Jan 03 09
429 plays
16
Appointment with Death

"Appointment with Death" is one of my favourite Poirot books by Agatha Christie - I hope you enjoy the quiz! Contains spoilers.
Average (10 qns)
VerticalDancer
Aug 12 09
300 plays
17
Five Little Pigs

An Agatha Christie classic. In this story, Hercule Poirot investigates the 16-year old murder of Amyas Crale, a painter, who was allegedly killed by his wife Caroline.
Difficult (10 qns)
Joepetz
Aug 05 16
84 plays
18
Agatha Christie's "Death in the Clouds"

This is one of my favorite Agatha Christie books of all time. A murder is committed in an airplane and no one saw a thing. Contains Spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
Joepetz
May 18 09
375 plays
19
Dead Man's Folly

One of Christie's best 1950s novels. Poirot teams with Ariadne Oliver, who is arranging a "Murder Hunt" that turns frighteningly real. CAUTION!-contains spoilers! Good Luck!
Average (15 qns)
jouen58
Apr 14 04
531 plays
20
All Aboard the Orient Express

Welcome aboard the Calais coach, scene to the grisly death in Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express." Come meet the various travelers and hear their testimony, for we know with certainty that the murderer was on the coach to Calais.
Average (15 qns)
albinerhawk
Feb 10 10
333 plays
21
Agatha Christie's "Dead Man's Folly"

This is about one of Christie's most exciting novels, featuring a murder hunt with a real murder victim! CAUTION:CONTAINS SPOILERS.
Average (10 qns)
Joepetz
May 25 09
324 plays
22
Short Stories with Hercule Poirot

Agatha Christie wrote 51 short stories about Hercule Poirot.
Average (10 qns)
sauterelle
Dec 05 08
378 plays
23
"The A.B.C. Murders" with Poirot

A murderer decides to boast and announces his murders in anonymous letters, addressed to Poirot. This novel is also known as "The Alphabet Murders", and made into a film, with Tony Randall as Poirot in 1966. Warning - spoilers ahead! Enjoy!
Average (15 qns)
JaneMarple
Oct 03 08
396 plays
24
Mrs. McGinty's Dead

Poirot races against time to solve the brutal murder of a charwoman, whose lodger has been convicted of the crime and sentenced to hang. (Caution- the solution is revealed!)
Average (15 qns)
jouen58
Mar 23 06
498 plays
25
Agatha Christie's "Evil Under the Sun"

This is the best Christie novel to read on the beach. CAUTION:SPOILERS AHEAD
Average (10 qns)
Joepetz
May 31 09
408 plays
26
Curtain: Poirot's Last Case

Hercule Poirot's last adventure took place at Styles, the same place where it had all started. Spoilers ahead!
Average (10 qns)
sauterelle
Jun 05 08
384 plays
27
"Hickory Dickory Dock"

Poirot's otherwise efficient secretary, Miss Lemon, is too worried about her sister's problems to concentrate on her work. Hence, Poirot decides to lend a hand. Caution: spoilers
Average (10 qns)
zorba_scank
May 02 06
441 plays
28
"Death in the Clouds"

Enjoy this quiz on Agatha Christie's fine and underrated 1935 mystery novel, "Death in the Clouds". The solution to the mystery isn't revealed, but you need to have read the book! The questions get progressively more challenging.
Average (10 qns)
james_c_b
Dec 28 04
534 plays
29
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Take blackmail, stir in murder, and you have one of Agatha Christie's cleverest mysteries. Use your little grey cells and have fun.
Average (15 qns)
LindaC007
Mar 19 02
1890 plays
30
Dumb Witness

Emily Arundell wrote to Hercule Poirot when she suspected that a member of her family had attempted to murder her. Unfortunately, the letter reached him two months later; by then she had already died. Caution: spoilers.
Average (10 qns)
zorba_scank
Aug 02 05
456 plays
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