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 does Holmes do with the criminal at the end of "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle?"

2. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," what does the engineer do to anger his employer?

3. In "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," what does Holmes find intriguing about the note?

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

5. In "The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb," what body part of the main character was cut off?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," why does Helen go to see Holmes?

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

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

7. In "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet," why does Holder believe his son stole the coronet?

8. In "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb," what does Colonel Lysander ask Victor to do in the country?

9. What characteristics of a Holmes mystery does "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" contain?

10. 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?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What are the characteristics of a Sherlock Holmes mystery? Use examples from the short stories to support your points.

Essay Topic 2

Explain the irony found in "The Man with the Twisted Lip."

Essay Topic 3

In "The Man with the Twisted Lip," Holmes and Watson often travel in the underbelly of London. Additionally, Holmes is somewhat addicted to morphine and cocaine. The story has Holmes and Watson going deep into the underground world of opium dens and beggars. In an essay, analyze the theme of social realism, as attempted by Doyle.

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