The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter Summary


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In 'The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter' by Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes finally tells Watson about his family past. In this story, his _____ is introduced.

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1. In the short story, 'The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter' by Arthur Conan Doyle, which character has a conflict that Holmes will work to solve?

2. In the short story, 'The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter' by Arthur Conan Doyle, Latimer and Kemp cover Paul's face in plaster to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study resources will bring to light what you know about The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter. Topics on the quiz include who is introduced when Sherlock Holmes reveals something about his past and a character that Holmes helps in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you comprehend about:

  • The reason for Paul's face being kept in plaster
  • How Holmes, Mycroft and Watson discover the location of Paul's captivity
  • What happens to Paul and Sophy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding something about Sherlock Holmes' family past that is revealed in the story
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the reason Kemp and Latimer keep Paul's face covered in plaster and the discovery of where Paul's being held captive

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson titled The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter Summary has been created to teach you more about these areas of study:

  • The character who acts as the story's narrator
  • Characteristics of Sherlock Holmes
  • How Kemp and Latimer threatened the Greek interpreter
  • Why Paul is being held captive