The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. What time of year is it at the beginning of "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle?"

2. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," what weapon is used to cut off an appendage of the engineer's?

3. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," what dangerous situation does the engineer get into?

4. Who is Holmes' client in "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb?"

5. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," what does Holmes deduce about the owner of the hat based on the size?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor", what happens to the couple after their marriage ceremony?

3. In "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," why does Mr. Rucastle hire Miss Violet Hunter?

4. In "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet," how does Holder end up with the Beryl Coronet?

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

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

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

8. In "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," what does Holmes do with the criminal at the end of the story?

9. What does Holmes tell Hunter to do in "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches?"

10. Why is "The Adventures of the Speckled Band" more of a favorite than "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches?"

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Which short story is your favorite? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb" and "The Five Orange Pips," focusing on Holmes's bringing criminals to justice.

Essay Topic 3

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is different from many current writers of detective fiction and also from many of his contemporaries in that his work typically doesn't have any extreme plot twists. For which stories is this not true? In these stories, describe the plot twists that occur.

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