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Q 1. Starting easy, what is the surname of Sherlock’s trusty companion?
Q 2. In both the BBC series and the original books, what seemingly obvious fact is Sherlock oblivious too?
The laws of gravity
That the earth goes round the sun
That the moon goes round the earth
That the earth is round
Q 3. In the BBC series, what does Sherlock call the place he goes to work things out?
Mind Pinball Machine
Q 4. What was the name Doyle considered before settling on Sherlock?
Q 5. “A nice murder. That’ll cheer you up!” Who says this to Sherlock in the BBC series?
Q 6. What is the name of the hat often associated with Sherlock Holmes?
Q 7. Complete the quote from Sherlock’s nemesis Moriarty in the BBC series: “You need me, or you’re nothing. Because we’re just alike, you and I. Except you’re_____.”
Q 8. Which famous writer said “every writer owes something to Holmes”?
Q 9. In both the BBC and original stories, how do John and Sherlock meet?
Sherlock saves John from a crime
Sherlock is looking for a roommate
On the tube
They meet through blogging
Q 10. Which of these was not the title of an episode of the BBC show Sherlock?
A Scandal in Belgrade
The Hounds of Baskerville
A Study in Pink
The Six Thatchers
Q 11. Sherlock Holmes is the most filmed HUMAN character of all time. But which otherworldly creature steals the grand prize?
Q 12. Where does Sherlock reside?
Q 13. What did Sherlock writer Conan Doyle do to prompt mass protests from his fans?
Gave Sherlock a lisp
Made Sherlock retire
Made Sherlock wear a dress
Q 14. Sherlock is the world’s only _______.
Q 15. Which publication first featured a Sherlock Holmes story and when was it published?
Fiction Galore 1886
The Times 1888
London Monthly 1889
Literary Times 1887
Q 16. What did the BBC Sherlock show inspire in Japan?
A Sherlock theme park
A Pokémon spin off called Sherlokémon
A cuddly Sherlock mascot
Q 17. Un-jumble the name of the story in which Sherlock first appeared.
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A tySud in Yowell
A tuSyd in rletSca
A udySt in ueBl
Q 18. What does Sherlock do before announcing he is “BORED” in the BBC series?
Shoots bullets into a wall
Smokes a pipe
Eats a lot of biscuits
Sets fire to his apartment
Q 19. Which Hollywood Blockbuster did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle inspire with his book The Lost Word?
The Wizard of Oz
Q 20. Sherlock Holmes was published, along with Oscar Wilde’s A Picture of Dorian Gray, in what literary magazine?
Pipe Smoker’s Monthly
Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine
A Gentleman’s Interest