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1 On Christmas Day in the Mo(u)rning
Christmas is usually a time of cheer, but sadly for some it has been a less pleasant time. Here are ten famous people for whom Christmas Day was their last.
Average
10 Q
Snowman
Dec 21 09
1791 plays
2 Chivalry is Deadly
Chivalry, alas, is dead, and this quiz may help explain why. More than a few people throughout history have found it hazardous to their health. Enjoy!
Difficult
10 Q
jouen58
May 09 09
729 plays
3 A Sleep with the Fishes
Drowning is perhaps one of the most frightening ways to die. This quiz takes a look at 10 famous people, both real and fictional, who, sadly, met their maker after they drowned.
Average
10 Q
eburge
Jul 31 09
1434 plays
4 Watch Out for that Knife!
Stabbing is one of the most gruesome and brutal ways to die, yet it has been very common throughout history. See if you can identify these ten people who came under the knife in the most bloody of fashions.
Average
10 Q
LeoDaVinci
Jan 27 11
942 plays
5 And So, That's Why You Never...
While death is often a tragedy, some people may have asked to punch their tickets a bit early, at least subconsciously. This quiz examines some 'Darwin Award' winners who set examples for the rest of us...not that we'd necessarily make the same choices.
Difficult
10 Q
kyleisalive
May 30 11
2184 plays
6 Mister Greedy
From a challenge issued in the Author's Lounge, here are ten people throughout history who died from eating or drinking related causes. Were they greedy - or were they needy? Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
Creedy
Mar 02 12
489 plays
7 Famous People in Aircraft Crashes
They should have given up their seat and taken the next one! All of the people unfortunate enough to be the subject of this quiz have died as a result of flying. Who are they?
Tough
15 Q
FussBudget
Nov 26 06
1734 plays
8 It Happens to Us All in the End
We all have to die, but many famous people have managed to do so in memorable fashion....
Average
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Oct 16 13
1644 plays
9 I Will Never Do That Again
Man is an inventive creature, and never more so than when finding new and innovative ways in which to kill himself, either deliberately or accidentally.
Tough
10 Q
StarStruck60
Dec 31 09
1131 plays
10 A Revenge of the Llamas Quiz : The Darwin Awards
The Darwin Awards seek "to honour those who improve the species by accidentally removing themselves from it!" All those featured within have demonstrated a remarkable lack of intelligent forethought usually leading to an untimely demise.
Tough
10 Q
glendathecat
Aug 12 08
564 plays
11 The Shouting End of Life
The shouting end of life doesn't always come with a shout, although often it should. Especially when the death is a bit unusual - as these ten are.
Average
10 Q
beergirllaura
Mar 18 13
570 plays
12 Swinging in the Rain
This is just a few questions about famous folk who chose to end it all by hanging themselves. What do you know about these sad souls?
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Aug 16 11
564 plays
13 Weird Ways to Meet Your Maker: Part 3
It seems some people cannot get enough of these strange deaths. I am indebted to Ewokman for his suggestions.
Very Difficult
10 Q
darksplash
Apr 13 09
1335 plays
14 Unusual Deaths No 1
Throughout history there have always been people who became famous for the way in which they died rather than how they lived. See if you know who they are.
Tough
10 Q
Creedy
Jul 16 10
783 plays
15 They Died With Their Beliefs On
The beliefs of one person can be controversial. Throughout history there have been a select few who have died for their beliefs, whether they are concerning religion, nationalism or their outlook on society. This quiz examines just some of these people.
Difficult
10 Q
doublemm
Jul 17 09
561 plays
16 Weird Ways To Meet Your Maker: Part 2
There are, it seems, some ghouls among those who frequent funtrivia.com. After 'Weird Ways To Meet Your Maker', several asked if there were any more. As it happens...yes.
Difficult
10 Q
darksplash
Mar 28 09
1296 plays
17 The Shouting End of Life II
The end of life is inevitable, but some endings are perhaps worse than others. Here are 10 shout-worthy endings.
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10 Q
beergirllaura
Apr 04 13
390 plays
18 Great Blunders Throughout History
Many people throughout history made a mistake; a deadly mistake. They died, or others died, because of something they probably wish they didn't do. Here are nine of these deadly blunders, and one very close call.
Tough
10 Q
salami_swami
Jul 22 09
810 plays
19 Doomed, I tell you! Doomed!
Instead of the actual outcome recorded, I imagine the following ten inventors and pioneers would have sat, quietly, with their heads in their hands, and uttered something along the lines of "From the word 'go', things certainly seemed doomed."
Average
10 Q
lmoodie101
Jun 07 12
540 plays
20 Unusual Deaths No 2
Here is another quiz on some unusual ways in which various people have met the grim reaper. Enjoy yourself - if that's an appropriate thing to say.
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Dec 18 11
756 plays
21 And Your Expiry Date Is...
An interesting quiz on the way people have died.
Tough
10 Q
hazelpethig
Jan 24 11
549 plays
22 Weird Ways To Meet Your Maker: Part 1
"When I die I want to go peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather, not shouting and screaming like the passengers on his bus", or so joked the English comedian Des O'Connor. Here's a selection of those who died in bizarre ways.
Difficult
10 Q
darksplash
Mar 19 09
1425 plays
23 Unusual Deaths
In some cases a person's death is remembered more than their achievements in life. In this quiz you need to select the individual who died in unusual circumstances. Not as depressing as it sounds.
Average
10 Q
Rehaberpro
Nov 04 08
2778 plays
24 Such a Life, Such a Death
Some odd facts about the deaths of famous people. Can you identify them?
Average
10 Q
fringe
Sep 21 02
4590 plays
25 More Darwin Awards: Part B
Another selection of stupid humans killing themselves in sad-yet-funny ways.
Tough
10 Q
mainframe56
Dec 27 05
879 plays
26 The Darwin Awards : Part A
These are awards presented to the stupidest people in existence, people who have died as a result of their own incompetence. Here is a selection of interesting deaths - can you guess what happened?
Average
10 Q
mainframe56
Dec 17 05
1350 plays
27 Executed!
Society has been executing people for various reasons since before Socrates was sentenced to death by poisoning more than 2,400 years ago. Here we remember ten others who were executed...
Tough
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Apr 30 14
357 plays
28 How Did They Die?
Guess how these famous, infamous, or not so famous people checked out.
Tough
15 Q
boonedog
May 16 01
3177 plays
29 But the Cat Had Nine Lives
These 'lucky' recipients and nominees of the Darwin Awards maybe would have said "but the cat had nine lives...". We can only be grateful that these humans didn't.
Tough
10 Q
lones78
Apr 01 10
351 plays
30 Why Me?
Following are the final laments of people who met untimely or accidental death. Can you identify them?
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Mar 12 13
459 plays
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* This former AC-DC frontman died by choking on his vomit in the back of a car in 1980. What was his name?
* Katherine Howard was Henry VIII's fifth wife, and she was executed in 1542 for adultery. This woman was her confidant and probably the only woman in history ever executed for keeping her mouth shut.
* How did Austrian pop singer Falco depart this planet back in 1998?
* We all know Sid and Nancy, but does anyone remember who played the doomed punk in the movie?
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