The Hound of the Baskervilles Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Dr. Mortimer deduce that Sir Charles had stood at the gate for five to ten minutes?
(a) Sir Charles marked time with pebbles.
(b) He noticed that cigar ash had dropped twice.
(c) He watched Sir Charles the night he died.
(d) Sir Charles's watch had been smashed.

2. What is the result of Hugo's wild ride after the girl?
(a) Hugo is murdered by the girl's father.
(b) Hugo has his throat torn out by a large hound.
(c) A hound will visit Baskerville Hall every full moon to take one of the men away.
(d) Hugo marries the girl.

3. What does the first telegram to Holmes reveal?
(a) Barrymore appears to have left the country.
(b) Barrymore appears to be at Baskerville Hall.
(c) Barrymore appears to be in London.
(d) Barrymore does not appear to be at Baskerville Hall.

4. What is the deal Stapleton strikes with Sir Henry?
(a) Henry will allow Miss Stapleton to accompany him on a trip to London.
(b) Henry will allow Stapleton to inspect the grounds every night for signs of the hound.
(c) Henry will go with Stapleton on a moth-catching expedition so that he might get to know his sister's suitor better.
(d) Henry will build a friendship with Miss Stapleton for three months, after which he will be allowed to start wooing her.

5. Why does Sir Henry decide that they must go capture Selden?
(a) He believes that the Stapletons are in danger from Selden.
(b) Selden is a dangerous, violent murderer.
(c) He wants the reward money.
(d) He wants to get back at the Barrymores.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Holmes change his mind about Sir Henry going to Baskerville Hall?

2. How did the cabman describe the bearded man?

3. What does Stapleton reveal that shocks Watson?

4. What possibility does Holmes rule out when he discovers that Henry does not have a will?

5. What does Watson deduce about the candle?

(see the answer key)

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