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1
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 qns)
eburge
1632 plays
2
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 qns)
Snowman
2766 plays
3
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 qns)
Creedy
717 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 qns)
LeoDaVinci
1170 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 qns)
kyleisalive
2385 plays
6
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 qns)
FussBudget
1872 plays
7
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!
Tough (10 qns)
jouen58
861 plays
8
Another One Bites the Crust

Should that be "bites the dust"? Perhaps it is a bit of both, as we explore the deaths of a few people who died because of something they ate, or whilst eating, or because they didn't eat.
Average (10 qns)
spanishliz
423 plays
9
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.
Average (10 qns)
salami_swami
930 plays
10
They Should Have Taken the Train

I don't care what Bernoulli's Principle says, airplanes are fundamentally an unsound concept, as these people discovered the hard way.
Average (10 qns)
looney_tunes
Mar 07 17
222 plays
11
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 qns)
Creedy
1026 plays
12
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 qns)
glendathecat
597 plays
13
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 qns)
StarStruck60
1182 plays
14
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 qns)
EnglishJedi
2121 plays
15
Why Me?

Following are the final laments of people who met untimely or accidental death. Can you identify them?
Tough (10 qns)
ponycargirl
498 plays
16
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 qns)
doublemm
579 plays
17
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 qns)
beergirllaura
609 plays
18
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 qns)
Rehaberpro
3132 plays
19
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 qns)
Creedy
954 plays
20
Strange Endings

I will give you the name of a famous person; you need to match them with the correct instrument of their demise.
Easy (10 qns)
nyirene330
Jan 12 17
504 plays
21
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 qns)
lmoodie101
564 plays
22
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.
Average (10 qns)
beergirllaura
420 plays
23
And Your Expiry Date Is...

An interesting quiz on the way people have died.
Average (10 qns)
hazelpethig
585 plays
24
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 qns)
darksplash
1362 plays
25
Such a Life, Such a Death

Some odd facts about the deaths of famous people. Can you identify them?
Average (10 qns)
fringe
4635 plays
26
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 qns)
darksplash
1314 plays
27
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 qns)
lones78
369 plays
28
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 qns)
mainframe56
1476 plays
29
More Darwin Awards: Part B

Another selection of stupid humans killing themselves in sad-yet-funny ways.
Tough (10 qns)
mainframe56
897 plays
30
Bad Timing or Thinning The Herd II - You Decide

Death in inevitable. Sometimes it's natural, sometimes it's accidental, and sometimes it is just plain bizarre. Review the questions and take a guess. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
MaceoMack
222 plays
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