Sherlock Holmes

Test your Sherlock Holmes knowledge.

Points available: 10

1:

Why did Arthur Conan Doyle nearly refuse a knighting from Queen Victoria?

2:

What two words did Doyle write in his diary after finishing his last Sherlock Holmes story, "The Final Problem"?

3:

Who was the model for Holmes?

4:

What was Doyle's profession before he quit to start writing the Holmes stories?

5:

His brother-in-law, E.W. Hornung, created a famous literary criminal by the name of:

6:

One of Doyle's own exploits as a detective led to the British system of:

7:

In what year was Doyle knighted?

8:

Sherlock Holmes has the distinction of being:

9:

Under the pseudonym A.C. Smith, Doyle played this sport for his home team:

10:

Which TV doctor is based directly on Sherlock Holmes?