Detective Literature Quiz: 20 Multiple Choice Trivia Questions on Famous Detectives

Detective Literature Quiz: 20 Multiple Choice Trivia Questions on Famous Detectives
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Detectives are one of the most popular literary genres. Especially when it comes to those created by great masters such as Agatha Christie, Rex Stout, James Headley Chase, Dick Francis and others. We all have our own list of favorite authors.

The Detective Literature Quiz we have prepared for you today consists of 20 interesting questions. If you are a true lover and connoisseur of this genre, you will surely answer each of them correctly. Test your knowledge!

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1. What object disappears from the murdered millionaire's cabin in Agatha Christie's novel Death on the Nile?

2. The kernels of what fruit were associated with a mysterious incident in one of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories?

3. Which story by Edgar Allan Poe is considered the first detective work in world literature?

4. What does the heroine of Rex Stout's novel The Red Box die of?

5. Which Agatha Brush detective novel was her best-selling book?

6. Who is the amateur detective in Gilbert Keith Chesterton's The Innocence of Father Brown series?

7. Which book won Michael Connelly the Edgar Allan Poe Award?

8. What did the motley ribbon from Arthur Conan Doyle's story of the same name actually turn out to be?

9. Who investigates the murders in Rex Stout's novel The League of Scared Men?

10. What is the title of the sequel to the novel No Orchids for Miss Blandish by James Headley Chase?

11. In which work of Arthur Conan Doyle does the adventurer Irene Adler appear?

12. What is the name of the detective who appears in Raymond Chandler's works The Big Sleep and The High Window?

13. What is the name of the detective thriller by Tess Gerritsen in which detective Jane Rizzoli first appears?

14. Wilkie Collins' work that is considered the best detective novel of all time?

15. What is the name of Arthur Conan Doyle's novella in which Dr. Watson meets the genius detective Sherlock Holmes?

16. In which of Agatha Christie's detective novels is murder investigated by Miss Marple?

17. The first detective novel by writer Nayo Marsh in which Inspector Roderick Alleyne appears?

18. What is Beatrice Bradley, the heroine of Gladys Mitchell's novel Speedy Death, by profession?

19. Earl Stanley Gardner's most popular series of novels features a lawyer named ...

20. Who helps Hercule Poirot find the serial killer in Agatha Christie's novel The A.B.C. Murders?