5 Sherlock Holmes Most Difficult Questions to Solve

These are the 5 Sherlock Holmes Most Difficult Questions to Solve.


1

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson were relaxing by the fire in the study of 221b Baker Street.

Holmes was puffing on his favorite pipe while Watson was reading the Times. Suddenly, Watson glanced over the top of the newspaper and looked directly at Holmes. ”

When is your birthday, Holmes?” he asked.

“You tell me, Watson,” Holmes replied with a smile.

“The day before yesterday I was thirty two, and next year I will be thirty five!”

“Impossible!” snapped Watson.

But Holmes was right.

Can you tell what day of the year Holmes celebrated his birthday?

 

 

2

While working on a case Dr Watson accidentally fell down a 30ft dry wishing well.

Sherlock Holmes lowered him down a rope.

“Can you climb up?” shouted Holmes.

“I’ll be out before you know it!” came Watson’s reply.

But the climb wasn’t as easy as Watson had first imagined.

Each hour he managed to climb 3ft – but slipped back 2ft.

How long did it take Watson to get out?

 

3

Holmes and Watson decided to have a quiet day at the races.

They arrived in time to catch the first race.

The race was between five horses:

MANOR PARK, PEANUTS, ROYAL MILE, DUSKY and EASTERN CLASSIC.

MANOR PARK finished in front of PEANUTS, but behind ROYAL MILE.

DUSKY finished in front of EASTERN CLASSIC, but behind PEANUTS.

In which order did they finish the race?

 

 

4

Sherlock Holmes had apprehended three thieves; Robert, Walter and Frank.

Each of them had robbed a house in a different part of London at approximately the same time.

Robert, who was the oldest, didn’t commit his crime in Ealing, and Walter didn’t rob the house in Clapham.

The one who robbed the house in Ealing didn’t steal the gold watch.

The one who robbed the house in Clapham stole the landscape painting.

Walter didn’t steal the silver coins.

In what part of London did Frank commit his crime and what did he steal?

 

 

5

Holmes received a hand delivered note which he studied for a short time before passing to Watson.

“It’s some of sort of code!” exclaimed Watson.

“What does it mean and who is it from?”

Holmes grabbed his hat and coat.

“It’s from Moriarty, Watson. Hurry, we must stop him!”

The message read: J XJMM SPC UIF CBOL PG FOHMBOE UPOJHIU. NPSJBSUZ.

Holmes had obviously deciphered the message. Can you?

 

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