Sherlock Holmes - The Final Problem Quotes


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Which of the following quotes from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Final Problem' describes Sherlock's appearance when he comes to see Watson?

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1. In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Final Problem', how does Holmes propose he leave Watson's house undetected?

2. In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Final Problem', what simile does Sherlock use to describe Moriarty?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know about quotes from The Final Problem with these study assessments. You'll be quizzed on key points like what Sherlock Holmes looks like when he visits Watson and a suggestion he makes about leaving Watson's house.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following topics will be covered:

  • A simile used to describe Moriarty
  • Holmes's vigilant behavior on the trip
  • Figurative language used by Holmes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on quotes from the story The Final Problem
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the appearance of Sherlock Holmes when he goes to see Watson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Holmes's careful behavior on the trip and figurative language used by Holmes

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled Sherlock Holmes - The Final Problem Quotes for more on these key topics:

  • The announcement by Holmes of his impending death
  • His visit to Watson's place
  • Moriarty's character and his role in the story