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Trivia Quiz - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Amazing Author!

What do you know about the life of the great Arthur Conan Doyle?

Quiz Number: 3053
Date Submitted: January 02, 2009
Quiz Categories: British Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: scarlettem
Average Score: 61.3 percent
Times Taken: 164 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Arthur C Doyle

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1. Arthur was born in what country?
  A.   Canada
  B.   South Africa
  C.   Greece
  D.   Scotland

2. Which of these names is usually left out of Arthur's full name?
  A.   Jerome
  B.   Ignatius
  C.   Dickens
  D.   Caesar

3. In addition to writing, what was Arthur's profession?
  A.   Preacher
  B.   Ship's Captain
  C.   Butcher
  D.   Doctor

4. Arthur was a friend of what famous American?
  A.   Magician Harry Houdini
  B.   Actor Lionel Barrymore
  C.   Judge Roy Bean
  D.   Outlaw Frank James

5. How many children did Arthur have?
  A.   1
  B.   3
  C.   7
  D.   5

6. In what genre is Arthur considered to be a major innovative influence?
  A.   science fiction/fantasy
  B.   occult
  C.   crime fiction
  D.   romance

7. What is the name of the character Arthur created for his series of science fiction stories?
  A.   Dr. Who
  B.   Professor Challenger
  C.   Captain Picard
  D.   Reverend Mr. Kitsell

8. How many real life closed cases did Arthur personally investigate?
  A.   2
  B.   3
  C.   more than a dozen
  D.   7

9. After the deaths of his wife, son and several other family members what did Arthur turn to?
  A.   Communism
  B.   Spiritualism
  C.   Marxism
  D.   Catholicism

10. How many times was Arthur married?
  A.   1
  B.   3
  C.   5
  D.   2®   

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