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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the stepfather die in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band?"
2. Who is Holmes' client in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band?"
3. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," who is Julia engaged to?
4. While sitting, what does Hunter notice?
5. What does Holmes do with the criminal at the end of "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle?"
Short Essay Questions
1. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," what happens to Julia?
2. Describe the plot twist in "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet."
3. In "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb," before agreeing to work, what does Victor ask Stark?
4. What turn of events does "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" end with?
5. 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?
6. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," what does Holmes deduce about the owner of the hat.
7. What is Holder's niece's involvement with the stolen coronet?
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. What happens to Lord St. Simon on his wedding day in "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor?"
10. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor", what happens to the couple after their marriage ceremony?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a character analysis of Watson. What is Watson's role in the novel? Who do you think is smarter - Watson or Holmes? Why do you think Watson is Holmes friend? What would Holmes be without Watson? How would you describe the relationship between Holmes and Watson?
Essay Topic 2
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle sets his mysteries of Sherlock Holmes mainly in London in the late 19th century, commonly known as the Victorian Era. Describe the setting of the mysteries and analyze effect setting has on the plot.
Essay Topic 3
Write a character analysis of Holmes. Include the following: physical description, character traits, family/friends, profession, cases.
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