Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Author Biography, Books & Facts


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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in_____.

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1. Although Doyle was raised an Irish Catholic, he later turned to a religion called _____.

2. Doyle first attended school to become a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of Scottish writer Sir Arthur Doyle with questions about his life and novels.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Where Doyle was born
  • What profession he pursued
  • The religion he eventually believed in

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Doyle's career
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about his religious beliefs
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding The Great Boer War and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Doyle's contributions to literature, look at the following lesson on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details childhood in Scotland
  • Explains his medical training at Edinburgh University
  • Covers the Sherlock Holmes book series
  • Explores television and film adaptations of his work