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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. What character does "The Man with the Twisted Lip" begin a description with?
(a) Boone.
(b) Mr. St. Clair.
(c) Isa Whitney.
(d) Kate Whitney.

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

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

4. What is the weather like in "The Five Orange Pips" when Watson is at Holmes' home?
(a) Stormy.
(b) Sunny and hot.
(c) Snowing.
(d) Clear skies.

5. Which of the following characters is not in "A Case of Identity?"
(a) Miss Sutherland.
(b) Mr. Windbanks.
(c) Mr. Hosmer Angel.
(d) Mr. Jabez Wilson.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "A Scandal in Bohemia," what is Watson's role at the female character's home?

2. In "The Five Orange Pips," what happens to Joseph?

3. Once Isa Whitney is found, what must Watson do before he leaves?

4. Which of the following Holmes' characteristics does "A Case of Identity" contain?

5. Who is Holmes' client in "A Case of Identity?"

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the objective of "The Red-Headed League".

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

3. Describe the advertisement "The Red-Headed League" places in the newspaper.

4. What does Peter Jones think of Holmes detective work in "The Red-Headed League"?

5. Describe Holmes and Watson's living situations.

6. Doyle typically uses a character from a foreign land in his stories. Describe how he uses this in "The Five Orange Pips".

7. In "A Case of Identity", why does Windbanks masquerade as Angel?

8. What do you know about Sherlock Holmes from "A Scandal in Bohemia?"

9. Who are the characters in "The Five Orange Pips"?

10. Describe Holmes' process for solving cases.

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