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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At the end of "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet," what happens to Holder's son?
(a) He gets away with only probation.
(b) He is sentenced to life in jail.
(c) He sells the beryl coronet and is a rich man.
(d) He is freed from jail.

2. Who does Holder accuse of taking the beryls?
(a) Sir George Burnwell.
(b) He doesn't know.
(c) His son.
(d) His niece.

3. When Holmes and Watson arrive at the main character's home in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," where does she go?
(a) To a friends house.
(b) On the roof.
(c) To a nearby inn.
(d) Downstairs in the basement.

4. What does Helen hear that makes her nervous in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band?"
(a) Scraping on the wall.
(b) Animal noises.
(c) A whistling and a metal clamp.
(d) A scream and a siren.

5. What does Lord St. Simon stand to gain from his marriage to Hatty Doran?
(a) A set of royal jewels.
(b) A large country estate.
(c) An elevated social status.
(d) A large dowry.

6. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," what does Holmes receive from Lord St. Simon?
(a) A phone call.
(b) A telegram.
(c) A picture.
(d) A letter.

7. According to Holmes' directions, what must Hunter wait for Mr. Toller to do?
(a) To get drunk.
(b) To turn on the radio.
(c) To leave the house.
(d) To begin reading in the study.

8. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," who asks the engineer to fix something?
(a) Colonel Lysander Stark.
(b) Victor Hatherly.
(c) Inspector Bradstreet.
(d) Miss Helen Stoner.

9. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," what other item was taken from the person with the hat?
(a) A picture.
(b) A wallet.
(c) A newspaper.
(d) A goose.

10. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," what does Holmes deduce about the owner of the hat based on the size?
(a) That he is old.
(b) That he is stupid.
(c) That he is fat.
(d) That he is intelligent.

11. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," what does Holmes conclude about the machine?
(a) It is used for counterfeiting.
(b) It is used for torture.
(c) It is used as a printing press.
(d) It is stolen.

12. What year does "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb" begin?
(a) 1889.
(b) 1895.
(c) 1875.
(d) 1901

13. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," who dies of strange circumstances?
(a) The main character's mother.
(b) The main character's twin sister.
(c) The main character's father.
(d) The main character's brother.

14. What does Helen mutter about before dying?
(a) A speckled band.
(b) A lost necklace.
(c) An enormous spider.
(d) A rogue bat.

15. What is the relationship between St. Simon and Flora Millar?
(a) Father and daughter.
(b) Former coworkers.
(c) Brother and sister.
(d) Ex-lovers.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," why doesn't the stepfather want his stepdaughter to get married?

2. Who is Holmes' client in "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb?"

3. How does Holmes know the owner of the hat's wife no longer loves him in "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle?"

4. At the end of "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," what does Miss Hunter do?

5. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," who delivers the black hat to Holmes?

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