Tuesday Night Bloggers: Firsts Quiz Answers

Earlier this week I set my readers a quiz with a difference. Instead of being given questions to answer, the challenge was to decide what was the question was for the answers shown. Since the Tuesday Night Bloggers are looking at the theme of firsts this month, all of the answers are first themed. If you haven’t had a go already click here. But if you’re ready for the answers keep reading…

  1. Answer: A Study in Scarlet Question: In which story by Conan Doyle do Sherlock Holmes and Watson appear for the first time?
  2. Answer: John Lang Question: Who was the first Australia-born novelist?
  3. Answer: Charles Laughton Question: Who was the first actor to play Hercule Poirot on stage?
  4. Answer: Speedy Death Question: Which was the first novel by Gladys Mitchell ?
  5. Answer: Fly Paper Question: Which is regarded as the first hard-boiled detective story?
  6. Answer: Margaret Rutherford Question: Who was the first actress to play Miss Jane Marple in a film?
  7. Answer: The Big Sleep Question: Which was the first novel by Raymond Chandler ?
  8. Answer: Strong Poison Question: Which was the first novel starring Sayers’ character Harriet Vane?
  9. Answer: Lawrence Treat Question: Who is regarded as the pioneer of police procedurals?
  10. Answer: The Crime at Black Dudley Question: Which was the first novel by Margery Allingham to feature Albert Campion?
  11. Answer: G K Chesterton Question: Who was the first President of the Detection Club?
  12. Answer: A Man Lay Dead Question: Which was the first novel by Ngaio Marsh?
  13. Answer: Max Carrados Question: Who was the first blind detective in fiction?
  14. Answer: The Female Detective Question: Which was the first novel in British fiction to feature a professional female detective?
  15. Answer: It Walks By Night Question: Which was John Dickson Carr’s first novel?
  16. Answer: The Roman Hat Mystery Question: Which was Elery Queen’s first novel?
  17. Answer: Agatha Christie in 1955. Question: Who was the first recipient of Mystery Writers of America’s Grand Master Award?
  18. Answer: The Conjuror Man Dies Question: Which was the first mystery novel to feature a black detective character?
  19. Answer: Gracie Fields Question: Who was the first actress to play Miss Marple on TV?
  20. Answer: The Mystery of the Blue Train Question: Which was the first novel to mention the village St Mary Mead?
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About armchairreviewer

Qualified English teacher, with a passion for literature and crime fiction. On a random note I also own pygmy goats and chickens with afros (it doesn't get any cooler than that).
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