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Sherlock Holmes

Many people know the name, but not very many people know the man himself. Are you a Sherlockian, or just a casual acquaintance?
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Last updated: June 26, 2012
First submittedJune 26, 2012
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Holmes' faithful friend
Dr. John Watson
His greatest enemy
Professor James Moriarty
The only woman who outsmarted him
Irene Adler
Where Holmes and Watson lived
221B Baker Street
He retired to be/do this:
Beekeeping
First novel published:
A Study in Scarlet
Second novel published:
The Sign of the Four
Third novel published:
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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Fourth novel published:
The Valley of Fear
Where he hid his tobacco
Toe of a Persian slipper
The type of hat he most often wears
Deerstalker
London daily magazine which published the majority of the stories
The Strand
Author of the novels and stories
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The name of his friends' wife
Mary Morstan
The two men met through this third party:
Stamford
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level 58
Jun 25, 2012
Nice quiz! Could you accept Strand / Strand Magazine without the 'The' as well?
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level 14
Jun 26, 2012
No problem!
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level 8
Dec 7, 2012
"Their address" is a bit ambiguous.
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level 75
Mar 7, 2013
It's "The Sign of THE Four" not "The Sign of Four."
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level 14
Apr 10, 2013
How embarrassing. Thanks for pointing that out!
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level 24
Apr 20, 2018
It was originally published as "The Sign of the Four," but was later collected as a volume (having been serialized) under the title "The Sign of Four." So neither of you are wrong, exactly!