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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," what does Holmes find intriguing about the note?
(a) Who the note is from.
(b) The date of the note.
(c) The hotel bill it is written on.
(d) The handwriting of the note.

3. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," what does Holmes consult to find information about Lord St. Simon's case?
(a) The radio.
(b) The encyclopedia.
(c) The newspaper.
(d) The Daily Journal.

4. In "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," where is Hunter required to sit?
(a) With her back to a window.
(b) In a corner in the kitchen.
(c) Outside on the front porch.
(d) Behind a desk.

5. According to the Holder's niece, who did one of the servant girls meet with?
(a) A known criminal.
(b) Her father.
(c) A gambler.
(d) A lover.

6. In "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," why does Mr. Rucastle not want his daughter to get married?
(a) He stands to lose a considerable sum of money.
(b) He needs her help to raise the other children.
(c) He is overprotective of her and wants her to stay.
(d) He loves her to much to have her move away.

7. In "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," what job does Miss Violet Hunter ask Holmes opinion on?
(a) A nurse at the local clinic.
(b) A teacher in a small school.
(c) A governess at a country home.
(d) A bartender at a local pub.

8. How does Moulton contact Doran on her wedding day?
(a) They meet in the buffet line.
(b) An acquaintance passes her a note.
(c) Through a note in her bouquet.
(d) He telephones her before the wedding.

9. Why does the character in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" return from India?
(a) He misses his family back home in England.
(b) He is forced to after not paying off a gambling debt.
(c) He is forced to after beating his butler to death.
(d) He is bored with the country.

10. How does Holmes know the owner of the hat's wife no longer loves him in "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle?"
(a) The hat has tags on it.
(b) The hat has not been pressed for days.
(c) The hat smells of perfume.
(d) The hat has not been brushed for weeks.

11. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," what does the engineer try to fix?
(a) A lamp.
(b) A hydraulic press.
(c) A horse carriage.
(d) A typewriter.

12. In "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," what animal is kept for security?
(a) A trained snake.
(b) A large mastiff.
(c) A small lion.
(d) A talking parakeet.

13. In "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," what is the role of Mr. Rucastle?
(a) Lead groundskeeper.
(b) Head servant.
(c) Keeper of the zoo.
(d) Master of the house.

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

15. What is the rate of pay for the engineer in "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb?"
(a) 30 schillings.
(b) 25 pounds.
(c) 100 guineas.
(d) 50 guineas.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the stepfather die in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band?"

2. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," who asks the engineer to fix something?

3. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," what does Holmes receive from Lord St. Simon?

4. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," what did the bride drop while walking down the aisle?

5. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," who is Julia engaged to?

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