Quiz: The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Quiz
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The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Quiz
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About This Quiz

Think you’re the ultimate Sherlock Holmes fan? Take our quiz on the life and legends of the great detective himself to find out!

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What street do Holmes and Watson live on?
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What is Watson's official job (other than crime-solving, that is)?
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What is the name of Holmes' landlord?
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Watson narrates every Sherlock Holmes story.
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How many Sherlock Holmes stories did Arthur Conan Doyle write if you include both novels and short stories?
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When was the first Sherlock Holmes story written?
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Which of the following is not one of the four full-length novels starring Holmes?
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What is the name of Holmes' older brother?
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What is the name of Sherlock Holmes' arch enemy?
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Who are the Baker Street Irregulars?
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Arthur Conan Doyle wrote his first Holmes novel in just three weeks.
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Which of these sports is Sherlock Holmes most likely to practice?
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What word is written at the murder scene in "A Study in Scarlet?"
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What is the speckled band?
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Sherlock Holmes casually injects cocaine in the first Holmes novel.
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Where does Holmes store his tobacco.
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What book introduces readers to Mary Morstan?
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What makes the dog glow in "The Hound of the Baskervilles?"
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Who is the killer in "The Hound of the Baskervilles?"
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Holmes never utters the phrase, "Elementary, my dear Watson" in any of Doyle's books or stories.
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What is used as the murder weapon in "The Valley of Fear?"
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What is Silver Blaze?
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In what story is Holmes seemingly killed of?
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In what story does a very much alive Holmes reappear?
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What is the period between "The Final Problem" and "The Empty House" known as?
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What does Holmes pursue after retiring?
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When was the very first Sherlock Holmes movie made?
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Who were the four in "The Sign of the Four?"
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How many times did actor William Gillette portray Holmes on stage in the early 20th century?
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Who plays Holmes in the BBC TV series, which premiered in 2010?
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