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

2. Where does Holmes' client in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" live?
(a) In the garage of one of Holmes' neighbors.
(b) In a room of an apartment of a wealthy family.
(c) In the back of a pastry shop.
(d) In the countryhouse of an old aristocratic family.

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

4. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," what weapon is used to cut off an appendage of the engineer's?
(a) A cleaver.
(b) A hatchet.
(c) A sword.
(d) A knife.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," how does Holmes determine where the goose was purchased?

2. Who is Holmes' client in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band?"

3. Why does Holder take the Coronet home with him?

4. What is the rate of pay for the engineer in "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb?"

5. In "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," what animal is kept for security?

Short Essay Questions

1. In "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb," how does Victor escape after Stark tries to kill him?

2. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," what does Holmes deduce about the owner of the hat.

3. Describe the plot twist in "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet."

4. What happens to Lord St. Simon on his wedding day in "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor?"

5. How is "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches" similar to "The Adventures of the Speckled Band?"

6. What turn of events does "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" end with?

7. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," who is the man who accompanies Miss Doran to Holmes' apartment?

8. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," Inspector Lestrade shows Holmes a piece of evidence. What part of the note is most interesting to Holmes?

9. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," as the policeman tries to stop a gang beating up a man, what two items does the victim drop before running off?

10. In "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb," before agreeing to work, what does Victor ask Stark?

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