Arthur Conan Doyle


Agatha Christie

Arthur Conan Doyle

Edgar Allen Poe

Elizabeth George

Dashiell Hammett

Patricia Cornwell

Raymond Chandler

Sara Peretski

Rex Stout


Book Title's

A Scandal in Bohemia
The Three Students
Black Peter
The Hound of the Baskervilles
A Study in Scarlet
The Dancing Men
The Yellow Face
The Engineer's Thumb
The Red Headed League
The Illustrious Client
The Lion's Mane


  1. In which case does Sherlock Holmes almost accidentally kill himself and
    Watson while trying to prove his theory? The Devil's Foot
  2. In which story does Sherlock Holmes' brother, Mycroft first appear? The Greek Interpreter
  3. In which story did Sherlock Holmes disguise himself as a bookseller? The Empty House
  4. In which story did Sherlock Holmes meet, and get the hots for, Irene Adler? Scandal in Bohemia
  5. Where do Sherlock Holmes and Watson go in "The Hound of the Baskervilles"? Devonshire
  6. Where did Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty have their final showdown?
    Reichenbach Falls, in the Swiss Alps
  7. Where does Sherlock Holmes live and work? 221B Baker St.
  8. What was Sherlock Holmes' official job title? Consulting Detective
  9. What instrument does Sherlock Holmes play? Violin
  10. What was the first case of Sherlock Holmes' career? The Gloria Scott
  11. What is the first book Sherlock Holmes appeared in? A Study in Scarlett
  12. What is the name of the police inspector who often asked Sherlock Homes for
    help? Lestrade
  13. What group of Americans are featured in 'A Study in Scarlet?' Mormons
  14. What are the Arab street children who occasionally aid Sherlock Holmes
    called? The Baker Street Irregulars
  15. What was the name of Sherlock Holmes' older brother? Mycroft
  16. What was Sherlock Holmes drug of choice? cocaine
  17. Who was Sherlock Holmes' nemesis? Professor Moriarty
  18. Who enlisted Sherlock Holmes aid in 'The Hound of the Baskervlles? Dr. Mortimer
  19. Who is the villain in 'The Illustrious Client'? Baron Gruner
  20. Which case involved the gruesome delivery of two ears? The Cardboard Box
  21. Which of the following stories is narrated by Sherlock Holmes himself, rather than Watson? The Blanched Soldier
  22. Watson mentions many cases about which no story has ever been written. Which of the following is one of those cases? The Amateur Mendicant Society
  23. Watson gets married in? "sign of four"
  24. Watson believed Professor Moriarty killed Sherlock Holmes. In which story does Holmes return? the empty house
  25. The dancing men - a code
  26. To which city is the clerk tricked into travelling, in "The Stockbroker's Clerk?" Birmingham
  27. How many different types of cigar ashes can Sherlock Holmes distinguish from one another? 140
  28. The Engineers Thumb: What type of engines did the engineer in the story specialize in? Hydraulic engines.
  29. What is Watson instructed to say to Holmes if he believes he is becoming over confident? Norbury
  30. The Red Headed League: How much was Jabez Wilson paid per week while he was with the Red Headed League? 4 Pounds.
  31. What does Irene Adler run for when Watson screams fire? A photograph
  32. The Lion`s Mane - What makes this case more unusual than the rest? There is no murderer
  33. After which case does Dr. Watson get married? The Sign of Four