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Sherlock Holmes Detective Skills Quiz checks if you have a keen sense of observation, attention to detail, and a detective like attitude.

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Creation Date: 23 June 2009
1. Sherlock Holmes meets Rose and finds on the inside of Rose's left shoe, just where the firelight strikes it, the leather is scored by six almost parallel cuts. What would Sherlock Holmes deduce?
a.The shoe is stolen
b.Rose had been out in bad, rainy weather, and her shoe was attended to by someone who carelessly scraped round the edges of the sole in order to remove crusted mud from it.
c.The shoe is brand new
d.The shoe is one size smaller for Rose
2. Sherlock Holmes observes a person entering a room. The person smells of iodoform, has a black mark of nitrate of silver upon his right forefinger, and a bulge on the right side of his top-hat to show where he has secreted his stethoscope. Sherlock Holmes would deduce the person is a:
3. Sherlock Holmes observes a lady sitting on the sofa:
The lady sits for half a minute with a vacant expression. Her eyes fixed themselves upon her newly framed picture of General Gordon, and her expressions alter. But her thoughts do not lead very far. Her eyes then turn across to the unframed portrait of Henry Ward Beecher, which stood upon the top of her books. She then glanced up at the wall, and thought of something , the meaning of which was obvious to Sherlock Holmes. What did Sherlock Holmes conclude?
a.The lady was felling sleepy
b.The lady was thinking that if the portrait was framed, it would just cover the bare space and correspond with Gordon's picture.
c.The lady disliked Gordon's picture and wanted to replace it with Sherlock Holmes' portrait.
d.The lady was in love with Sherlock Holmes, and wanted to hang a picture of Sherlock Holmes next to Gordon's picture
4. Sherlock Holmes observes a young clean shaven man. His shave is perfect on the left side, but not so perfect on the right side of the face, especially around the angle of the jaw. What will Sherlock Holmes Deduce?
a.The boy is learning to shave properly.
b.The boy uses inferior quality shaving blades.
c.The window or the light bulb in the boy's room is on the left side.
d.The boy shaved in a hurry.
5. The medical examination of a dead body suggests that the posterior part of the victims parietal bone and the occipital bone seem to have been hit by a blunt object. What would Sherlock Holmes deduce?
a.The victim was hit from front
b.The victim was hit from behind
c.The victim was hit from right side
d.The victim was shot in the head with a gun
6. Upon which one of the subjects below did Sherlock Holmes write a monologue/book about (other than distinguishing between cigars and cigar ashes) (The answer can be found in the novel "A Study in Scarlet", towards the middle of Chapter 2)
b.The Book of Life
c.The Book of Eli
d.opium and cocaine
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By: emptyliz on Sep 16, 2013
  Marry make weak
By: emptyliz on Sep 16, 2013
  Marry make weak
By: aditya on Aug 26, 2013
  he is an awesome detective though the guy is fictional his methods are cohe is an awesome detective though the guy is fictional his methods are copied by almost all of the detectives.pied by almost all of the detectives.he is an awesome detective though the guy is fictional his methods are copied by
By: shavanna on Aug 22, 2013
  Did you know that Sherlock Holmes someday wants to become a bee keeper
By: MJNI on Jul 18, 2013
  Sherlock Holmes' character is mostly inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's lecturer at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, where Sir Doyle also worked as a clerk under Dr. Bell..
By: Mycroft Holmes on Jul 11, 2013
  It's quite sad to see my dear brother dealing with matters of cocaine.
By: Jackie on Jun 21, 2013
  very difficult quiz, but fun.
By: Donny Trellis on May 25, 2013
  I actually was resently told about him. I LOVE his brain and how he thinks.
By: Cedrick Yao on May 16, 2013
  Make common questions instead of ones from the stories of Sherlock Holmes.
By: senmi rai on Apr 17, 2013
  FOR all the IRONMAN(movie) +Sherlock Holmes(movie) fans out there DOYLE described Holmes as a man of iron Later in 2008 Robert Downey Jr plays as iron man Again in 2009 Robert Downey Jr plays as Sherlock Holmes Amazing !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By: mia miller on Apr 11, 2013
  very good indeed
By: Jacco on Mar 29, 2013
  This was a kind of stupid quiz, just picking lines from the novels and place them in another circumstance.
By: Me on Mar 16, 2013
  It scool
By: Dylan on Mar 2, 2013
  Sherlock Holmes is a great deductive reasoner.
By: Kelsey on Jan 12, 2012
  Sherlock is an amazing show. Go watch it now.
By: Elric on Aug 5, 2011
  I think Sherlock is GREAT
By: Nedz Arpa on Jul 22, 2011
  I like he's reasoning skills.
By: Nitin on Jul 17, 2011
  I appreciate his talent
By: Nitin on Jul 17, 2011
  I appreciate his talent
By: Anurup Mukherjee on Jul 14, 2011
  Sherloc Holmes is the best.
By: Rachel on Jul 7, 2011
  I love Sherlock Holmes. I learnt alot from him.
By: Juni on May 31, 2011
  Sherlock Holmes is an amazing detective, his stories never cease to amaze me.
By: Pendragon on May 31, 2011
  Sherlock Holmes dies and goes to Heaven. There is a brouhaha. Sherlock Holmes asks St. Peter what seems to be the problem. Apparently, Adam has gone 'walkabout' among all the souls. It will take ages to find him. Holmes tracks down Adam, very quickly. The Lord asks Holmes how he recognized Adam a
By: Rebekah on May 19, 2011
  Sherlock Holmes was based upon on actual doctor with supreme skills of observation which he would utilize in diagnosis. This man was the mentor of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
By: sammmmmmmmmmmmmmm on Jan 11, 2011
  he is great
By: Joy on Jan 9, 2011
  Sherlock Holmes always live with all of us.
By: Brook on Dec 30, 2010
  Sherlock was scotish
By: Dexter on Oct 31, 2010
  The new BBC series "Sherlock Holmes" is excellent.
By: nico on Sep 14, 2010
  this is a very geat peron who uses his mind to deduce things normal people easily miss and i adore the way he uses the science of deduction
By: BIFFO2000 on Aug 27, 2010
By: Brie on Aug 11, 2010
  Sherlock. New show. Watch it.
By: Sam on Aug 3, 2010
  The closest Holmes ever comes to saying "Elementary, my dear Watson" is to use the phrase, "my dear Watson," and follow it up about a sentence later declaring a deduction to be "elementary," in the Crooked Man.
By: ryan on Jun 28, 2010
  to find the answer just read the book. sherlock holmes got all of this info by a series of investigations not all in one thing.
By: bob rich on Jun 26, 2010
  what did sherlock get to find the boat in the sign of four?
By: johnkristofferdimaranan on Jun 23, 2010
  sherlock holmes is the best detective
By: Rad on Jun 15, 2010
  Sherlock rocks.
By: Tin on Jan 9, 2010
  Did you know that Sherlock Holmes was supposed to be Sherrinford Holmes?
By: Figment on Jan 2, 2010
  The 2009 Sherlock Holmes movie is great.
By: cameron on Jan 1, 2010
  in the actual books, sherlock holmes never actualy says "elementary my dear watson".
By: Bart on Dec 27, 2009
  See Sherlock Holmes movie 2009
By: oscar on Nov 13, 2009
  he was named after a critket player whose name was also sherlock
By: angie on Nov 4, 2009
  i wanted to be like him someday...

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