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Famous Detectives

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I am a character created by Dashiell Hammett with an alliterated name. I have appeared in books and films and been portrayed by Bogey. Who am I ... ?
Answer : Sam Spade
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The 1988 comedy movie ""without a clue"" was loosely based on Sherlock Holmes, who played the Holmes like character ... ?
Answer : Michael Caine
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Allan Pinkerton, the founder of the first detective agency in the United States, foiled an assassination attempt against who in 1861 ... ?
Answer : Abraham Lincoln
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Which fictional detective appeared in the novels ""Playback"" and ""The Big Sleep"" ... ?
Answer : Philip Marlowe
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Which detective first appeared in Agatha Christie's first novel The Mysterious Affair at Styles in 1920 ... ?
Option : Hercule Poirot
Option : Miss Marple
Option : Superintendent Battle
Option : Colonel Race
Answer : Hercule Poirot
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In a Scandal in Bohemia which famous detective does Irene Adler outwit ... ?
Answer : Sherlock Holmes
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I am a fictional young female detective created by Edward Startemeyer and introduced in 1930. Who am I ... ?
Answer : Nancy Drew
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