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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Why was Watson Dear? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who wrote Sherlock Holmes?


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Prince William
Sir Elton John
Same guy who wrote Hamlet
Q. Who played both Sherlock Holmes and Iron Man?


Tom Cruise
Robert Downey Jr.
Chase Crawford
Heath Ledger
Q. How did Sherlock Holmes feel about society?


Neither loved nor hated it
Loved it
Loathed it
Q. Which is not true of Sherlock Holmes?


Was an Aerosmith fan
Worked unofficially
Was ridiculously smart
Not fond of people
Q. In how many stories does Irene Adler appear?


1,111
248
72
1, the loneliest number
Q. Inspector Lestrade is


Not the world's best detective
Q. Dr. John Watson marries a woman named


Mary
Cordelia
Kamilla
Hortense
Q. Holmes believe, detective work is all about


The humanity
The work
The money
How many Twitter followers you can get
Q. In "The Five Orange Pips," which war is mentioned?


The Vietnam War
The American Civil War
The Korean War
The Iraq War
Q. Which is not a story in this collection?


"The Man with the Twisted Lip"
"Exodus"
"The Beryl Coronet"
"The Copper Beeches"
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