The Adventure of the Crooked Man: Summary & Analysis

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In 'The Adventure of the Crooked Man' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, how does Colonel Barclay die?

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1. In 'The Adventure of the Crooked Man' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which of the following story settings earns it the label of a locked room mystery?

2. In 'The Adventure of the Crooked Man' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which of the following biblical characters does Henry Wood symbolically represent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, see how much you know about The Adventure of the Crooked Man. The quiz will cover key points of the plot, different characters and unique aspects of the story itself.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Biblical character that Henry Wood symbolizes
  • How Colonel Barclay dies
  • Story setting that makes this a 'locked room mystery'
  • Literary symbol with a double meaning

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as this story and other Sherlock Holmes adventures
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how Colonel Barclay dies
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on The Adventure of the Crooked Man, such as what makes it a 'locked room mystery'

Additional Learning

If you would like to review more about this story, go through the lesson called The Adventure of the Crooked Man: Summary & Analysis. Other topics you can explore include:

  • The pattern that The Adventure of the Crooked Man follows
  • Major characters in this story
  • How symbolism is used throughout this story
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