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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Holmes, Watson and their client go to the female character's home in "A Scandal in Bohemia," where is she?
(a) She is no longer there.
(b) Hiding in the stable.
(c) In the sitting room.
(d) Eating in the kitchen.

2. "A Case of Identity" begins with Holmes and Watson discussing the strangeness of _______________________.
(a) Ordinary dreams.
(b) Ordinary books.
(c) Ordinary people.
(d) Ordinary life.

3. Once Isa Whitney is found, what must Watson do before he leaves?
(a) Get him dressed.
(b) Post bail.
(c) Clean him up.
(d) Pay his bill.

4. In "The Five Orange Pips," what happens to the ship, the Lone Star?
(a) It is sunk at sea.
(b) It is lost at sea for three months.
(c) It is attacked by pirates.
(d) It is run aground just outside of England.

5. Where did the letter Elias receives come from?
(a) Pondicherry, India.
(b) Dundee.
(c) Madrid, Spain.
(d) New York.

6. What hours does Wilson work in his job for the Red-Headed League?
(a) 7-7.
(b) 8-5.
(c) 2-4.
(d) 10-4.

7. When Holmes solves the case in "The Red-Headed League," what does he determine is the reason for the Red-Headed League?
(a) To later use the information as a bribe.
(b) To tunnel under Wilson's shop.
(c) To cover up a murder.
(d) To save money on publications.

8. Where is Boscombe Valley?
(a) On an island.
(b) In the city.
(c) In the countryside.
(d) Underground.

9. Holmes determines that Windbanks is ______________.
(a) A thief.
(b) Angel.
(c) Sutherland's real father.
(d) A criminal.

10. In "The Boscombe Valley Mystery," who is originally arrested for murder?
(a) John Turner.
(b) None of these.
(c) Charles McCarthy.
(d) James McCarthy.

11. In "A Scandal in Bohemia," what is unusual about the visitor who comes to Holmes' apartment?
(a) The visitor is wearing an eyepatch.
(b) The visitor is wearing a mask.
(c) The visitor is not wearing any clothes.
(d) The visitor is wearing unusual glasses.

12. What is Wilson instructed to copy in his job for the Red-Headed League?
(a) The Bible.
(b) The Encyclopedia Britannica.
(c) The Oxford English Dictionary.
(d) Webster's Dictionary.

13. After Holmes accepts Wilson's case in "The Red-Headed League," what does he do to help him think about the case?
(a) Play the violin.
(b) Meditate.
(c) Take a walk.
(d) Smoke a pipe.

14. In "The Man with the Twisted Lip," why do Holmes and Watson travel to the police house?
(a) To apply for a job.
(b) To post bail for Isa Whitney.
(c) To talk to the detective.
(d) To see Hugh Boone.

15. What does Mrs. St. Clair receive from her husband letting her know he is alright?
(a) A pocketwatch and boots.
(b) A book and a feather.
(c) A flower and vase.
(d) A letter and his ring.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is inside the letter Elias receives?

2. How do Sutherland and Angel communicate?

3. In "The Boscombe Valley Mystery," which character is found dead?

4. In "The Man with the Twisted Lip," who is the last person to see the person Holmes is investigating?

5. How does Miss Sutherland support herself?

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