The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter Quotes


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In 'The Adventures of the Greek Interpreter' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, what does Watson say has 'increased the somewhat inhuman effect which he produced upon me'?

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1. In 'The Adventures of the Greek Interpreter' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which of the following is NOT an example of what Watson says is 'typical of his unemotional character'?

2. Which of the following quotes in 'The Adventures of the Greek Interpreter' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, shows Sherlock explaining that it doesn't matter if Mycroft as more intelligent than Sherlock?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This fun quiz and worksheet is intended to help you gauge your understanding of some of the more notable quotations used in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventures of the Greek Interpreter. You'll be asked about how some of the characters talk about each other and what we learn about the characters based on some of these quotations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our multiple-choice quiz tests your ability to:

  • Identify who Watson says has a 'somewhat inhuman effect' on him
  • Understand the behaviors Watson references in saying they are 'typical of his unemotional character'
  • Give an example of a passage where Sherlock explains it doesn't matter if Mycroft is more intelligent of the two
  • Describe the types of members that the Diogenes Club caters to
  • Detail the implications of an example passage of text from the story

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the members who attend the Diogenes Club are like
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who Watson describes as having a 'somewhat inhuman effect' on him
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related The Adventures of the Greek Interpreter lesson

Additional Learning

For more information about this story, check out our lesson titled The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter Quotes. In addition to covering the subjects on this quiz, this lesson will also help you:

  • Explain what Mycroft and Sherlock say about the people outside the window
  • Identify what happens to the interpreter at the end of the story
  • Discuss why the men are holding the tortured man and his sister