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Kick up the Arsenic!

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Kick up the Arsenic game quiz
"A cross section of questions directly, indirectly, or completely unrelated to that great leveler, arsenic."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. A teaspoon of naturally occurring arsenic will kill an adult male in good health.
    Not always
    Of course
    Not at all

2. Which is the odd one out?

3. Arsenic is a metalloid.

4. Considered possibly the 'greatest' poisoner of all time. Who is she?
    Midorina Pallazo
    Lucrezia Borgia
    Signora Toffana
    Signorina Taffeta

5. Historically Arsenic had a widespread use by females as a contraceptive.

6. Which of these famous people is now believed to have died of Arsenic poisoning?
    Napoleon Bonaparte
    Emperor Nero
    Alexander the Great
    Adolf Hitler.

7. She is one of the most prolific serial killers in England. Born in 1832. Who is she?
    Dorothy Cotton
    Dorothy Ann Melby
    Mary Ann Nichols
    Mary Ann Cotton

8. Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia were brother and sister. Who was their father?
    Pope Alexander VI
    Pope Alexander V
    Pope Alexander IV
    Pope Alexander VII

9. 'Arsenic and Old Lace' involved two old ladies poisoning lonely old gentlemen. How do they administer the poison?
    Strawberry wine
    Elderberry wine
    Cups of tea

10. Discovered in the nineteenth century, this test is still used to detect arsenic poisoning.
    Ranch Test
    Proud Test
    Anders Test
    Marsh Test

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Compiled May 10 13