This Will Be Fun!  Weekly Quiz #6

You have never seen one like this before! You will love this one!  A Numeric Quiz!  Yes . . . Maths!  We need as many members- and non-members – as possible to try this because it is fun!

Please submit your answers and solution by Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by 4 pm Pacific time.  Buttons is betting two rounds of meat pies and pints on this one stumping you!

Weekly Quiz  #6

This week’s quiz is on Canonical Numbers. Determine the number or numbers that are indicated by the textual clues. Each question is answered with a number. When you have answered all of the questions with their respective numeric answers, total all of the numbers and proceed to the final division and Solution. There will be a 5 point bonus for providing all of the accurate page citations from the Doubleday one-volume edition of The Complete Sherlock Holmes, 1930.


  1. The enumeration in his mind for Anatomy.
  2. Number of years of the unit.
  3. The final three numerals.
  4. St Luke’s scout’s tenure in rooms.
  5. Beaten.
  6. Number of inclusive years Holmes was a very busy man.
  7. White sea’s distance away.
  8. Number of lads who had supper in the kitchen.
  9. Number of free citizens.
  10. Numeric address of machinery assessors.
  11. English governess’s age thereabouts.
  12. Convert to numbers the time Holmes will be pleased to dine.
  13. The object of the idiot’s love had been at boarding school ‘x’ years.
  14. Amount of the maiden aunt’s capital.
  15. At what hour on Monday was the office closed?
  16. Page number of account in the big ledger.
  17. Number of figures in only child’s marriage inter-vivos.
  18. Shade of the elm.
  19. Whistle ‘x’ minutes before the descent.
  20. Number of the day of the month of the intrusive vicar.

Total of all Numbers:  _____

Divide the Total by 28.66: _____

Final Number Answer: _____

Note:  The Final Answer Number is your “Check” answer. If it is Canonically logical, you have correctly provided accurate numbers for all 20 questions.  If it is not logical, you have one or more answers incorrect.  This is Way Cool!

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