The Ultimate
The Sign of Four
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

Which of these characters helped Small steal the treasure from the Sholto's?

  • Tonga
  • Singh
  • Khan
  • Akbar

Question 2 of 13

How does Sherlock cope with not having a mystery to solve?

  • He uses drugs
  • He finds his own mysteries to solve
  • He drinks
  • He sleeps

Question 3 of 13

What sort of gem did Major Sholto send to Mary?

  • Pearls
  • Emeralds
  • Diamonds
  • Sapphires

Question 4 of 13

Which of these characters was not arrested?

  • Mrs. Forrester
  • Mrs. Bernstone
  • Mordecai Smith
  • Thaddeus Sholto

Question 5 of 13

What relationship do Watson and Mary have at the end of the novel?

  • Fiancés
  • Friends
  • Formally dating
  • Enemies

Question 6 of 13

What sort of farm did Small work on after losing his leg?

  • Indigo farm
  • Tobacco farm
  • Potato farm
  • Hemlock farm

Question 7 of 13

What did Small do with the treasure?

  • Dumped it in the Thames
  • Burried it in a new location
  • Spent it all
  • Gave it to the rest of "the four"

Question 8 of 13

Which item provides the scent that Toby follow as part of the investigation?

  • Creosote
  • Blood
  • Pyrite
  • Kaolinite

Question 9 of 13

How did Small enter the Sholto's house?

  • Through the window
  • Through the trap door
  • Through the front door
  • He didn't - only his associate did

Question 10 of 13

Who did Sherlock hire to help him in his investigation?

  • The Irregulars
  • Mrs. Hudson
  • Athelney Jones
  • Captain Morstan

Question 11 of 13

How did Small lose his leg?

  • Crocodile
  • War wound
  • Farm accident
  • Riding incident

Question 12 of 13

Why did Sherlock go about in disguise?

  • It allowed him to get better information
  • He needed to hide from Watson
  • He enjoyed the theatrics
  • The police created an undercover identity for him when he assisted on their cases

Question 13 of 13

How much was the treasure worth?

  • Half a million sterling
  • Half a million pence
  • Half a million shilling
  • Half a million copper

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