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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "The Man with the Twisted Lip," whose disappearance is Holmes investigating?
(a) Mrs. St. Clair.
(b) Mr. St. Clair.
(c) Isa Whitney.
(d) Kate Whitney.

2. What is the female's profession in "A Scandal in Bohemia?"
(a) Typist.
(b) Actress.
(c) Prostitute.
(d) Opera singer.

3. In "A Scandal in Bohemia," what is Watson's role at the female character's home?
(a) To distract the lady.
(b) To call while Holmes is in the home.
(c) To throw a smoke bomb.
(d) To wait in the car.

4. Who owns the estate McCarthy lives on?
(a) Watson.
(b) McCarthy owns it.
(c) Holmes.
(d) Turner.

5. In "The Man with the Twisted Lip," where does Watson go to look for Kate Whitney's husband?
(a) The opium den.
(b) The pub.
(c) The gambling room.
(d) The brothel.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is unusual about Angel?

2. In "A Scandal in Bohemia," what is the title of the visitor to Holmes' apartment?

3. Where is Boscombe Valley?

4. How do Sutherland and Angel communicate?

5. In "A Case of Identity," Watson uses a newspaper story about what to prove his point to Holmes?

Short Essay Questions

1. While pondering the clues of the case in "The Man with the Twisted Lip", what does Holmes do?

2. How is "The Five Orange Pips" similar to "A Scandal in Bohemia"?

3. In "The Five Orange Pips", where are each of the letters sent from?

4. In "A Scandal in Bohemia," Holmes goes out disguised as a drunken stable worker to Miss Adler's stable. What happens when he follows Miss Adler?

5. How does Miss Sutherland come into a large sum of money in "A Case of Identity?"

6. Why do you think Doyle ends "The Five Orange Pips" with no real resolution?

7. In "The Man with the Twisted Lip", Isa Whitney has an embarrassing habit which she discloses to Watson. What is his embarrassing habit?

8. What is Turner's motive for killing McCarthy?

9. How does "The Five Orange Pips" end?

10. What are Wilson's job duties for "The Red-Headed League"?

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