The Adventure of the Resident Patient Plot Summary


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Why is Percy Trevelyan unable to start a medical practice in ''The Adventure of the Resident Patient?''

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1. In ''The Adventure of the Resident Patient,'' Dr. Trevelyan's part in the contract with Mr. Blessington includes all the following EXCEPT which?

2. In ''The Adventure of the Resident Patient,'' Blessington's agitation coincides with what other event?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can quickly determine what you know about the events that unfold in the story The Adventure of the Resident Patient using this quiz/worksheet assessment tool. You must be familiar with characters, their actions and the roles they play in the story to successfully complete this assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions you will encounter on this quiz will ask you to do the following:

  • Explain Percy Trevelyan's inability to start his own medical practice
  • List the elements of the contract between Dr. Trevelyan and Mr. Blessington
  • Provide details about Blessington's agitation
  • Indicate how the two Russians get into Blessington's quarters
  • Remember why the Russian men wish to enact revenge on Blessington

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as why Trevelyan is unable to start his own practice
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the contract between Trevelyan and Blessington
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the two Russian men in the story

Additional Learning

Uncover more details about this story when you use the lesson titled The Adventure of the Resident Patient Plot Summary. Information you will find in this lesson includes:

  • How Blessington heard of Trevelyan
  • Why the Russian men abruptly left the meeting with Trevelyan
  • What Holmes suspects about the two Russian men
  • How Holmes knows that Blessington's death is not a suicide