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Trivia Quiz - Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot & His Associates


Christie's famous sleuth, the eccentric Belgian private investigator Hercule Poirot, appeared in some of Christie's novels. At times he worked alone; other times he worked with a police officer; at times he worked with amateur sleuth.

Quiz Number: 3421
Date Submitted: July 04, 2010
Quiz Categories: Fiction Books, Fictional Characters, Agatha Christie's Works
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: pancakelover
Average Score: 46.8 percent
Times Taken: 188 times
Taken by Registered Users: 8

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1. Which of the following is true?
  A.   Hercule Poirot appeared in 22 of Christie's 66 detective novels.
  B.   Hercule Poirot appeared in 33 of Christie's 66 detective novels.
  C.   Hercule Poirot appeared in 44 of Christie's 66 detective novels.
  D.   Hercule Poirot appeared in 55 of Christie's 66 detective novels.

2. In how many of Christie's detective novels did Arthur Hastings appear with Hercule Poirot?
  A.   Twelve novels
  B.   Sixteen novels
  C.   Twenty novels
  D.   None of the above

3. In which of the following Hercule Poirot stories does Arthur Hastings not appear?
  A.   The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926)
  B.   The Big Four (1927)
  C.   Thirteen at Dinner (1933)
  D.   The ABC Murders (1935)

4. Inspector Japp of Scotland Yard is the police officer most often associated with Hercule Poirot. In which of the following novels does Inspector Japp appear?
  A.   The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920)
  B.   The ABC Murders (1935)
  C.   The Patriotic Murders (1940)
  D.   All of the above

5. In which of the following novels does Inspector Japp not appear?
  A.   Sad Cypress (1940)
  B.   Remembered Death (1945)
  C.   There Is a Tide (1948)
  D.   All of the above

6. Colonel Race appears in a few of Christie's novels, sometimes with Hercule Poirot and sometimes without him. In which of the following novels does Colonel Race appear without Hercule Poirot?
  A.   The Man in the Brown Suit (1924)
  B.   Remembered Death (1945)
  C.   Both of the above
  D.   Neither of the above

7. Detective story writer Ariadne Oliver appears occasionally in Christie's novels, usually with Hercule Poirot. In which of the following does Mrs. Oliver appear without Poirot?
  A.   Cards on the Table (1936)
  B.   Mrs. McGinty's Dead (1952)
  C.   Dead Man's Folly (1956)
  D.   None of the above

8. Which of the following statements is (are) false?
  A.   Colonel Race appeared in The Man in the Brown Suit without Hercule Poirot.
  B.   Ariadne Oliver appeared in The Pale Horse without Hercule Poirot.
  C.   Colonel Race appeared in Remembered Death without Hercule Poirot
  D.   Ariadne Oliver appeared in Elephants Can Remember without Hercule Poirot

9. In which of the following novels do both Arthur Hastings and Inspector Japp appear with Hercule Poirot?
  A.   The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920)
  B.   Murder on the Links (1923)
  C.   Death in the Air (1935)
  D.   The Patriotic Murders (1940)

10. Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard appeared in several of Christie's novels. In which of the following novels did Superintendent Battle work with Hercule Poirot?
  A.   The Secret of Chimneys (1925)
  B.   The Seven Dials Mystery (1929)
  C.   Cards on the Table (1936)
  D.   Towards Zero (1944)


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