How much do you know about Sherlock Holmes stories?

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Sherlock Holmes, to me, is the best character ever created. He was written in a series of novels and short stories, along with his loyal friend and counterpart Dr Watson, by the legendary Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Are you an expert on Sherlock Holmes? If so you can prove yourself here, by taking this quiz. If you haven't read any stories, you might learn something!

Created by: Ginger

  1. What was the name of the house where "The Speckled Band" was set?
  2. What is the last short story in "His Last Bow"?
  3. Where does Holmes keep his tobacco?
  4. What was the name of the engineer in "The Engineer's Thumb"?
  5. In "The Crooked Man" what creature was revealed at the end, as part of the crime scene?
  6. What job title did Holmes give himself?
  7. In which county was Baskerville Hall?
  8. Name the story that features this quote: "A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use"
  9. Which of these was not written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?
  10. What is the name of the young girl who gives evidence in "The Boscombe valley Mystery"?
  11. Which of these was NOT narrated by Watson?
  12. What task did Violet Hunter have to carry out in order to get the job as a governess in "The Copper Beeches"?
  13. What was the name of Thaddeus Sholto's brother in "The Sign of Four"?
  14. In "The Dancing Men" what message was hidden in the first line of 'dancing men'?
  15. How does Watson react when Holmes returns after he was believed to be dead?

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Quiz topic: How much do I know about Sherlock Holmes stories?