Sherlock Holmes Quiz

Everyone knows the name of the greatest Consulting Detective in all fiction – but how well do you know the details of his greatest cases – or his creator’s final resting-place?

Try out Tim's latest quiz. The winner will receive a signed copy of ‘The Nine Dragon Sigil’. Tim will collate all of the highest scores together and pull the winner out of a hat. Good luck.

What was Holmes’s first case by year it took place?
What subject did Sherlock Holmes's formidable antagonist Professor Moriarty once teach?
What exactly was the ‘lion's mane’ that Holmes encountered in Sussex?
What was the real name of the mysterious bike-rider from ‘The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist’?
Which famed horror-movie veteran actor has portrayed both Sherlock Holmes and his older brother Mycroft?
What was the name of the landlady of 221B Baker Street?
When serving with the British Army, at which famous battle was Holmes’s chronicler Dr. John H. Watson badly wounded?
In ‘A Study In Scarlet’, to which religious order did Enoch Drebber and Joseph Stangerson formerly belong?
According to Dr. Watson, which of these traits is NOT true of Sherlock Holmes?
What was the occupation of Charles Milverton in ‘The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton’?
What was the name of the savage blowpipe-toting pygmy in ‘The Sign of Four’?
In ‘The Adventure of the Speckled Band’, how did the evil Dr. Grimesby Roylott die?
Who killed Maria Gibson at Thor Bridge?
In ‘The Adventure of Black Peter’, where did Captain Peter Carey die?
In ‘A Study In Scarlet’ what does Holmes believe the half-word ‘RACHE’ written in blood on the wall of No. 3 Lauriston Gardens stands for?
In what year did Sherlock Holmes make his first-ever appearance in The Strand Magazine?
In ‘The Valley Of Fear’, what was the brand of the Scowrers?
What is so special about the adventures of ‘The Lion's Mane’ and ‘The Blanched Soldier’?
Who originally owned the Blue Carbuncle?
Where is Sherlock Holmes’s creator Arthur Conan Doyle buried?
Irene Adler appeared only the once, in which Conan Doyle story?
Who was directly responsible for Professor Moriarty's grisly end?
The Bruce Partington plans referred to what?
Sherlock Holmes’s great enemy, the ‘Napoleon of Crime,’ Professor Moriarty, met his grisly end in which Conan Doyle story?
Where did this epic struggle to the death occur?
What was the name of the woman who outwitted Mr. Sherlock Holmes?

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