Gone to the Dogs...and Cats ;-)

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Most people give their pets names, some of them very imaginative. But not Craig Johnson's sleuth. As Sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming, he's just not that much into fancy names. So his office dog is called...Dog. Who is Johnson's creation?

Select one of the following:

  • Joe Pickett

  • Walt Longmire

  • Joe Leaphorn

  • Jesse Stone

Question 2 of 10

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Unlike her creator's other sleuth Phryne Fisher, Melbourne baker Corinna Chapman relies on her two cats, whom she calls The Mouse Police, to keep her bakery rodent-free. Who is Corinna's creator?

Select one of the following:

  • Kathryn Fox

  • Wendy James

  • Sulari Gentill

  • Kerry Greenwood

Question 3 of 10

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In The Hound of the Baskervilles, Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson have to deal with a case that just may involve a phantom hound. What is the setting for most of this novel?

Select one of the following:

  • Dartmoor

  • Paris

  • Edinburgh

  • East Anglia

Question 4 of 10

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Everyone on Commissaire Adamsberg's Paris police team knows very well who runs their office: Snowball the cat. In fact in one novel, Snowball even does a bit of sleuthing. Who is Adamsberg's creator?

Select one of the following:

  • Georges Simenon

  • Frédérique Molay

  • Fred Vargas

  • Martin Walker

Question 5 of 10

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Two very elegant seal-point Siamese cats own journalist James 'Qwill' Qwilleran in the long-running 'Cat Who...' series. Who is the author of that series?

Select one of the following:

  • Dorothy Gilman

  • Lilian Jackson Braun

  • Laura Lippman

  • Carole Nelson Douglas

Question 6 of 10

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Dogs are featured in several of Agatha Christie's stories. In fact, one of them, Hannibal, is even a sleuth-owner! Who shares a home with Hannibal?

Select one of the following:

  • Hercule Poirot

  • Jane Marple

  • Parker Pyne

  • Tommy and Tuppence Beresford

Question 7 of 10

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Elly Griffiths' Ruth Galloway and her daughter Kate share their home with which of these pets?

Select one of the following:

  • A cat

  • Two dogs

  • A finch

  • Rabbits

Question 8 of 10

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M.C. Beaton's Hamish Macbeth is much more devoted to his dogs Towser and then Lugs than he is to actually doing a lot of police work. Where does he live and work?

Select one of the following:

  • London

  • Scottish Highlands

  • Isle of Guernsey

  • Yorkshire

Question 9 of 10

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You wouldn't think that Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe would have much to do with pets. But a dog named Jet features prominently in the novella Die Like a Dog. Who does the 'legwork' in that story?

Select one of the following:

  • Archie Goodwin

  • Lily Rowan

  • Fritz Brenner

  • Travis McGee

Question 10 of 10

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Robert Crais' Elvis Cole isn't overly sentimental. But he shares his home with a feral cat who only seems to be comfortable with Cole's PI partner. Who is that?

Select one of the following:

  • Harry Bosch

  • Lew Archer

  • Joe Pike

  • Alex Delaware

Quiz by , created about 3 years ago

Like many people, fictional sleuths are often owned by dogs or cats, or at least interact with them. And as a dedicated crime fiction fan, you know all of the series and stories that include pets, don't you? Or do you? Take this handy quiz and find out. Match each question to the correct answer. When you've finished, submit your answers to see how well you've done. You can also go through and find out which answers you got correct. Ready? Let's go!

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Created by margotkinberg about 3 years ago