WONDER #2310: Who was Mrs. Sherlock Holmes?

Question 1 of 3

Why did people call Grace Humiston “Mrs. Sherlock Holmes”?

  1. She was married to Sherlock Holmes.
  2. She was an excellent lawyer.
  3. She was always reading mystery stories.
  4. She was able to solve cases that police had given up on.

Question 2 of 3

What caused Mrs. Sherlock Holmes to focus on Alfredo Cocchi as a suspect in the disappearance of Ruth Cruger?

  1. Ruth had taken her ice skates to his shop to be sharpened the day she disappeared.
  2. Cocchi fled to Italy after he was questioned by police.
  3. Cocchi’s wife told her that she had seen Ruth enter the shop but had not seen her leave.
  4. Both a and b

Question 3 of 3

What was the perspective of the police on Ruth Cruger’s disappearance?

  1. They believed Alfredo Cocchi murdered her.
  2. They believed Ruth Cruger ran away.
  3. They thought the family was involved.
  4. They did not trust Grace Humiston.

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