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Test your trivia on BBC’s TV drama ‘Sherlock’

Phoebe Simcock, 28th Jun 2021
Tags: Life Quiz


  1. Who introduces Sherlock and Watson in ‘A Study in Pink’?
  2. What is Moriarty’s ringtone in ‘A Scandal in Belgravia’?
  3. What is Detective Inspector Lestrade’s first name?
  4. Victor Trevor is also known as?
  5. Finish the quote: ‘There's no point in my leaving the flat for anything less than a …’
  6. They live at ______ Baker Street
  7. What disguise is Sherlock wearing when he reveals to John that he is still alive?
  8. In ‘The Hounds of Baskerville’, what two words does Henry Knight see in his dreams?
  9. Who is Rosamund Mary?
  10. During a game of who am I, which famous singer does John have stuck on his head?
  11. The first sentence in the first episode is ‘How’s your blog going?’ - Who says it?
  12. Who is Jim Moriarty’s actor alter ego?
  13. Who plays John Watson?
  14. Which episode involves the marriage of John and Mary?
  15. What four letters are shown on Mary’s memory stick?
  16. Who says ‘One day we'll be standing around a body and Sherlock Holmes will be the one that put it there’?
  17. What is the real name of the Abominable Bride?
  18. Who is Mycroft and Sherlock’s sister?
  19. What instrument does Sherlock play?
  20. What year did the first series air on BBC?
  21. Which character is also one of the creators of the series?
  22. In ‘The Final Problem’, who does Sherlock say ‘I love you’ to?
  23. What perfume does Mary wear?
  24. When a man faints in front of Mrs Hudson, she shouts ‘Boys! _________’
  25. In ‘The Reichenbach Fall’, which fairy tale does Sherlock liken the kidnap of the children to?
  26. Who says “I'm not dead, let's have dinner."?
  27. Culverton Smith is shown in an advert for what type of food?
  28. What codeword does Sherlock text Mycroft on the rooftop in ‘The Empty Hearse’?
  29. What is the name of the story that Sherlock tells in the beginning of ‘The Six Thatchers’?
  30. Who wrote the original Sherlock Holmes books?
Investigation light


  1. Mike Stamford
  2. ‘Stayin’ Alive’ by Bee Gees
  3. Greg
  4. Redbeard
  5. Seven
  6. 221B
  7. Waiter
  8. Liberty In
  9. John and Mary’s daughter
  10. Madonna
  11. Ella Thompson
  12. Richard Brook
  13. Martin Freeman
  14. ‘The Sign of Three’
  15. A.G.R.A
  16. Detective Sergeant Sally Donovan
  17. Emelia Ricoletti
  18. Eurus Holmes
  19. Violin
  20. 2010
  21. Mycroft Holmes
  22. Molly Hooper
  23. Clair De La Lune
  24. You’ve got another one!
  25. Hansel and Gretel
  26. Irene Adler
  27. Cereal
  28. Lazarus
  29. Appointment in Samara
  30. Arthur Conan Doyle


21-30 correct answers

Moriarty would be jealous of your knowledge and perception skills. You hold information like a computer so when it comes to quizzes you’re a mastermind! The bank of England better watch out.

11-20 correct answers

Detective Inspector Lestrade reporting for duty. You’re a clever cookie but you’re still one step behind Moriarty and Sherlock. You don’t mind asking for help in tricky situations. Maybe keep that in mind for the next quiz!

0-10 correct answers

Oh dearie! Your street smarts and inner strength outweigh your knack for trivia, a true Mrs Hudson. Mrs Hudson can’t crack the case, but Holmes and Watson (and England) would fall without her.

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