Col. Ross in The Adventure of Silver Blaze


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In The Adventure of Silver Blaze, what is Colonel Ross' biggest concern?

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1. Who first notices the dismissive attitude in Colonel Ross in The Adventure of Silver Blaze?

2. How does Colonel Ross refer to John Straker that show he cares little about avenging the man in The Adventure of Silver Blaze?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps you check your understanding of Col. Ross in The Adventure of Silver Blaze. His role in the mystery and his attitude are topics you'll see on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can assess your knowledge of:

  • Person who first notices Ross' dismissive attitude
  • Col. Ross' biggest concern
  • Why Holmes doesn't reveal the whereabouts of Silver Blaze

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on Col. Ross in The Adventure of Silver Blaze, such as how Ross reacts when Holmes tells him he's leaving
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the person who first notices Col. Ross' dismissive attitude
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how Col. Ross refers to John Straker and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can review more about this character by using the lesson called Col. Ross in The Adventure of Silver Blaze. Goals you can complete any time include:

  • Determine who owns Silver Blaze
  • Review characteristics of Col. Ross and his physical appearance
  • Identify important clues that help Holmes crack the case