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The Inquisition – The Veiled Lodger (Answers)

The Inquisition – The Veiled Lodger (Answers)

“Now we have the Sherlock Holmes test …”

–  A Scandal in Bohemia (SCAN)

So, how well do you know your Canon and The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger? . Let’s see the answers to this month’s Inquisition.

How well did you do on this quiz?

Karen Wilson has the investiture of “A Faithful Scotchwoman” with us and the Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes. She was the Tantalus (Quizmaster) of Watson’s Tin Box for 5 years and for the last three years she has helped develop the “killer quiz” on all 60 stories for that group’s annual Mycroft. Karen has been the organizer of the annual Scintillation of Scions conference and is already planning for the 2021 event to be held on August 6-7.

The Inquisition – The Veiled Lodger

The Inquisition – The Veiled Lodger

“Now we have the Sherlock Holmes test …” –  A Scandal in Bohemia (SCAN) Sharpen your pencils! How well do you know your Canon and The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger? Some answers will be two words, with no spaces between words. Answers will be provided in another post on this site, later this month. How… Continue Reading

The Inquisition – The Lion’s Mane (Answers)

The Inquisition – The Lion’s Mane (Answers)

“Now we have the Sherlock Holmes test …” –  A Scandal in Bohemia (SCAN) So, how well do you know your Canon and The Adventure of the Lion’s Mane. Let’s see the answers (in bold) to this month’s Inquisition. 1. Why is Holmes acting as his own chronicler for this adventure? Because, beyond the occasional weekend visit,… Continue Reading

The Inquisition – The Lion’s Mane

The Inquisition – The Lion’s Mane

“Now we have the Sherlock Holmes test …” –  A Scandal in Bohemia (SCAN) Sharpen your pencils! How well do you know your Canon and The Adventure of the Lion’s Mane. 1. Why is Holmes acting as his own chronicler for this adventure? 2. Holmes’ Sussex villa, he boasts, has a great view of what natural feature?… Continue Reading

The Inquisition – The Norwood Builder (Answers)

The Inquisition – The Norwood Builder (Answers)

“Now we have the Sherlock Holmes test …” –  A Scandal in Bohemia (SCAN) So, how well do you know your Canon and The Adventure of the Norwood Builder. Let’s see the answers (in bold) to this month’s Inquisition. 1. Whose death does Holmes appear to lament in the story’s opening paragraphs? Professor Moriarty 2. Watson is living… Continue Reading

The Inquisition – The Norwood Builder

The Inquisition – The Norwood Builder

“Now we have the Sherlock Holmes test …” –  A Scandal in Bohemia (SCAN) Sharpen your pencils! How well do you know your Canon and The Adventure of the Norwood Builder.   1. Whose death does Holmes appear to lament in the story’s opening paragraphs? 2. Watson is living with Holmes again. Who bought his Kensington… Continue Reading

The Inquition – A Case of Identity

The Inquition – A Case of Identity

“Now we have the Sherlock Holmes test …” –  A Scandal in Bohemia (SCAN) Editor’s Note: We are pleased to announce the return of The Inquisition to be a feature with each story of the month that we highlight. Please join be in welcoming your new Inquisitor, Karen A. Wilson, ASH, who is also the 100th… Continue Reading