The Adventure of the Cardboard Box: Summary & Analysis


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Who asks for Sherlock's help to solve ''The Adventure of the Cardboard Box,'' only to indicate later that this is a simple case?

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1. ''The Adventure of the Cardboard Box'' is concerned with a yellow cardboard box that contains two ears. In what substance were the ears packed?

2. The Cushing sisters are integral characters in the plot of ''The Adventures of the Cardboard Box.'' How many sisters are there?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilize the worksheet and quiz to see just how much you comprehend about The Adventure of the Cardboard Box. Important events and characters in this story are highlighted on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your understanding of the following topics:

  • The number of Cushing sisters
  • Jim Browner's motive for killing his wife
  • Person who asks Sherlock to help with the case
  • How the two ears were packed

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the summary of The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the clues Sherlock emphasizes when explaining the case to Watson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how the two ears were packed and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

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  • Why Sherlock is mystified
  • How this story ends
  • The type of story that The Adventure of the Cardboard Box is