Honors English 9-10
Sherlock Holmes
1. The story begins, “to Sherlock Holmes she is always THE woman.” Who is this mystery
a. Helen Stone
b. Irene Adler
c. Lucy Ferrier
d. Mrs. Hudson
2. Sherlock Holmes is explaining to Dr. Watson that his enormous skill is that he not only
sees, he observes. What question does he ask Dr. Watson to answer to prove his point?
a. How many pictures hang on the walls?
b. How many steps are there which lead up from the hall to the room they’re in.
c. How many Cases have they worked together.
d. Who paid for the last Cab.
3. Who was the client in this case?
a. Red Auerbach
b. Mrs. Hudson
c. Johann Sebastion Strauss
d. Whilhelm Gottsreich Sigmond von Ormstein
4. How tall was the client?
a. Not less than six feet six inches tall.
b. Not more than five feet tall.
c. Not more than four feet tall.
d. About the same height as Mrs Hudson.
5. In This case there is an incriminating photograph of the client with THE woman. She is
blackmailing the client and this is her proof of the affair. Why does it have to be
recovered within the next three days,
a. The client is announcing his coronations.
b. The client is planning a date with mrs. Hudson.
c. The client is announcing the addotion of a child.
d. The client is announcing his betrothal to a different woman.
6. Holmes followed, incognito, The woman and another man to the church of St. Monica.
When Sherlock Holmes arrived, with his identity not revealed, he was excitedly asked to
do a favor. What was he asked to do?
a. To authenticate the picture
b. To arrange for Mrs. Hudsons funeral.
c. To help arrange the flowers for the next days services
d. To stand as wtiness to their marriage.
7. How does Sherlock Holmes get into THE woman’s house to look for the picture?
a. He broke into her home while she was away
b. He had Mrs. Hudson go break in for him.
c. He knocked on the door and asked if he could enter.
d. In full disguise, He feigned being hurt in a scuffle outside her home.
8. How did Sherlock Holmes get THE woman to reveal where she had the picture hidden?
a. He simply asked her where it was.
b. He had Watson throw a smoke bomb thorugh the window, then yelled FIRE.
c. He had Watson ask her where it was.
d. He had Mrs. Hudson ask her where it was.
9. The smoke bomb was discovered and discarded. When Sherlock Holmes left the house
having told THE woman, he felt better. He met up with Dr. Watson, walked home, and
when they were outside the door someone said, “Good-Night, Mister Sherlock Holmes.”
Who said that?
a. Mrs. Hudson
b. The Man whom the woman married
c. THE woman in disguise as a young boy.
d. Willhelm Gottsreich Sigmond von Ornstein.
10. What was found in place of the picture?
a. The womans last will and testament
b. A different picture and a note
c. Valuable stolen jewels
d. A picture of Mrs. Hudson.
11. What does Holmes immediately request from the King of Bohemia as a reward for his
involvement in the case?
a. An emerald ring
b. A photograph of Irene Adler
c. A Golden Ring
d. A silver Candlestick
12. What was Jabez Wilson’s occupation in “The Red-Headed League”?
a. Pawnbroker
b. Chimney Sweep
c. Doctor
d. Rabbit Breeder
13. Who Told Jabez Wilson about the opening in “The Red Headed League”?
a. His wife
b. Irene Adler
c. Dr. Watson
d. His Assistant
14. Besides just having red hair, what was the specific requirement for being hired for “the
red headed league”?
a. The hair had to be buzz-cut.
b. The applicant had to be able to type 60 words a minute
c. The applicant had to move to France.
d. The applicant had to have naturally blazing red hair.
15. In “The Red-Headed League”, what assignment was given to Jabez Wilson?
a. Selling flowers from a boat on the Thames
b. Drawing a map of the city of Liverpool
c. Copying pages out of the Encyclopedia Britanic”
d. Sweeping Streets of London
16. Why Did Jabez Wilson consult Sherlock Holmes about the Red-Headed League”?
a. He wanted to recruit Holmes to work in the league
b. The league had been mysteriously dissolved
c. He believed they were blackmailing government officials
d. He had seen one of the members murder a man.
17. When Visiting Jabez Wilsons neighborhood in the “Red-Headed League”. Why did
Sherlock Holmes want to see Wilsons Assistant?
a. To look at the knee of the trousers
b. To see if the man recognized Dr. Wilson
c. To see if he had red hair
d. To hear if he had an accent.
18. In the Red Headed League, who accompanied sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and
Inspector Jones on the final evening of the investigation?
a. A fellow member of the Red-Headed League
b. The Prime Minister
c. A Bank Director. istinctly different sets of handwriting
a. They were all posted in Camberwell
19. Why had Duncan Ross hired Jabez Wilson in “The Red Headed League”?
a. Because of his beautiful red-hair
b. Due to the fact that he was an extremely hard worker.
c. To keep him out of his pawn shop for the morning.
d. Why not hire him?
20. What was the ultimate objective of Duncan Ross and Vincent Spaulding in the Red
Headed League?
a. To steal gold from the bank of London.
b. To learn the pawn-broker business so they could eventually take over the shop.
c. Vincent Spaulding was really interested in creating a red-headed league.
d. To steal a large amount of silver from the pawn broker Jabez Wilson.
21. IN “The Red-Headed League”, who turned out to be John Clay, an infamous criminal?
a. John Watson
b. Hosmer Angel
c. Vincent Spaulding
d. MR. JOHNSON! (I knew he was a criminal!)
22. In “The Red-Headed League” how does Holmes deduce that Red-headed Jabez Wilson
had at one time been a carpenter?
a. One of his hands is much larger than the other.
b. The types of boots he wore were only worn by carpenters.
c. Wilson spoke like a carpenter
d. A man with that color of hair must have been a carpenter.
23. Who was the person who came to see Sherlock Holmes in a case of identity?
a. Miss Mary Sutherland
b. Vincent Spaulding
c. John Clay
d. Mr. Johnson
24. Who Did Miss Sutherland Meet at the gas-fitters ball?
a. Peter Parker
b. Sherlock Holmes
c. John Watson
d. Hosmer Angel
25. In a “case of Identity” what was the trade of the father of Miss Mary Sutherland before
he died?
a. Plumber
b. Detective
c. Lawyer
d. dentist
26. IN A case of Identity what was significant about all the letters sent by Hosmer Angel to
Mary Sutherland?
a. None of the letters had a handwritten signature on them.
b. Someone spilled coffee on each one of the letters.
c. Sherlock thought the name Hosmer was really strange.
d. The letters were not significant.
27. Did Holmes decide to tell Ms. Mary Sutherland whom he had discovered Hosmer Angel
a. No Holmes did not, he felt as if Ms. Sutherland would not believe him.
b. Yes Holmes told her she did not believe him.
c. No Holmes did not tell her, because he never discovered who Hosmer Angel was.
d. Yes Holmes told her, she believed him, and was quite upset.
28. Where did Miss Sutherlands step-father go for business during the course of the story.
a. Calais, Maine
b. Paris, France
c. Calais, France
d. Liverpool, England
29. Was Mr. Hosmer Angel doing anything illegal by convincing Mary Sutherland, he wanted
to marry her?
a. No Hosmer Angel did not break the law.
b. Yes, Hosmer Angel did break the law.
c. Who is Hosmer Angel?
d. Sherlock Holmes made sure the authorities were alerted.
30. Why did Mary Sutherland step-father attempt to convince her he was another man?
a. He did not want to loose the 200 pounds that Mary brought to the household.
b. He was secretly in love with his step-daughter! (whatttttt!?)
c. He was concerned that if Mary left the household he would have to cook his own
d. He was worried that Dr. Watson would attempt to marry her.
31. The Film Opens with an air of urgency. Holmes is running through London while Watson
is traveling, at high speed, with the police in a coach. What are they rushing to prevent?
a. The blowing up of parliament
b. The assassination of the queen
c. The kidnapping of the prime minister
d. A human sacrifice
32. At the very beginning of the fil, who has hired Holmes in the first case we see him solve,
that results in the arrest of Lord Blackwood?
a. Scotland Yard
b. The girls family
c. The Chancellor of the Exchequer
d. The Prime Minister
33. What is the ongoing, underlying source of tension between Watson and Holmes
throughout the movie?
a. Holmes is tired of Watsons short cummings
b. Watson is moving out and getting married
c. Watson wants to establish himself as Holmes rival in the field of detection.
d. Holmes is tired of paying off Watson’s enormous gambling debts.
34. What happened when Holmes Finally agrees to have dinner with Watson and Mary
a. Mary and Holmes become immediate friends
b. Mary throws her drink at Holmes.
c. Holmes doesn’t show up for the meal.
d. Holmes flirts with Mary.
35. Bored between jobs, what does Holmes try to invent?
a. A silencer for a gun
b. A truth searum
c. A remote control device
d. A new weapon for hand to hand combat.
36. The day Lord Blackwood’s execution arrives and he makes an unusual request what is it?
a. He wants to see his priest and confess his sins.
b. He wants to apologies to his intended victim.
c. He wants a lavish final meal.
d. He wants to talk to Holmes.
37. Watson is the doctor who pronounce Lord Blackwood dead. Why does he have himself
assigned to the case?
a. Because the prime minister asks him to do it.
b. Because he is so disgusted by Blackwood he wants to make sure he is dead.
c. Because it is the last case he and Holmes will work on together
d. Because he is trying to re-establish himself as a medical doctor.
38. Irene Adler, a woman with whom Holmes has obviously past history, show up on Baker
street to engage Holmes services what does she want him to do?
a. Find a red-headed man named Reardon
b. Infiltrate the remains of Blackwaters organization.
c. Find what really happened to Blackwood.
d. Discover who in the government works for Blackwood.
39. Where does Holmes find the red-headed Reardon?
a. In a slaughterhouse
b. Floating in the Thames
c. In Blackwood’s Coffin
d. IN the sewers underneath the Parliament buildings
40. How is Holmes able to track down Reardon’s home?
a. From a laundry slip in his pocket
b. From Reardon’s sister
c. From the public records
d. From his pocket watch.