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  It Happens to Us All in the End It Happens to Us All in the End top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
We all have to die, but many famous people have managed to do so in memorable fashion....
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Oct 16 13
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
2445 plays
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  And So Thats Why You Never And So, That's Why You Never... best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, May 30 11
Difficult
kyleisalive editor
2534 plays
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  On Christmas Day in the Mo(u)rning best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Dec 22 09
Average
Snowman gold member
3193 plays
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  Strange Endings top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I will give you the name of a famous person; you need to match them with the correct instrument of their demise.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Jan 12 17
Easier
nyirene330
Jan 12 17
768 plays
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  Unusual Deaths great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Sep 21 16
Average
Rehaberpro
Sep 21 16
3677 plays
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  How Did I Die? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ten famous deceased people are speaking from beyond the grave. Answer their question about how each of them died.
Easier, 10 Qns, Joepetz, May 12 17
Easier
Joepetz gold member
May 12 17
1532 plays
7.
  10 Questions: How Did They Die? Match Quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the names of well-known people to their manner of death.
Easier, 10 Qns, debodun, Nov 18 18
Easier
debodun
Nov 18 18
722 plays
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  What in the World? top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
People die all the time, but there are some pretty standard ways to go, be it naturally, accidentally, or nefariously. However, these next ten people died under truly bizarre circumstances. What in the world?! (Look for hints in the questions)
Average, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Apr 22 21
Average
LeoDaVinci editor
Apr 22 21
373 plays
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  A Sleep with the Fishes best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Aug 01 09
Average
eburge gold member
2295 plays
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  They Should Have Taken the Train top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I don't care what Bernoulli's Principle says, airplanes are fundamentally an unsound concept, as these people discovered the hard way.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jun 14 19
Easier
looney_tunes editor
Jun 14 19
817 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Because he did not feel worthy of being compared to Jesus, he was crucified on an upside down cross. Who was this apostle?

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  Watch Out for that Knife! best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Sep 07 15
Average
LeoDaVinci editor
1359 plays
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  Famous People in Aircraft Crashes best quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
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, Nov 05 14
Tough
FussBudget
2016 plays
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  Mister Greedy top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Mar 06 12
Average
Creedy gold member
1226 plays
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  Unlucky Ducky great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
You've all known some "Lucky Ducks," in your lifetime, as have I. But these individuals are quite the opposite.
Easier, 10 Qns, TemptressToo, Mar 23 18
Easier
TemptressToo
Mar 23 18
1405 plays
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  Unusual Deaths No 1 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Dec 31 17
Average
Creedy gold member
Dec 31 17
1563 plays
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  Unusual Deaths No 2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 18 11
Average
Creedy gold member
1247 plays
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  They Were Murdered - 10 questions - 4 mins
We have had Death Quiz 2000, now let's see how extensive your knowledge of murder is. Welcome to the Murder Quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, bolan, Apr 16 13
Average
bolan
6996 plays
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  Such a Life, Such a Death great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Some odd facts about the deaths of famous people. Can you identify them?
Average, 10 Qns, fringe, May 15 13
Average
fringe gold member
4930 plays
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  Life is Short, Death is Long popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Death is only part of life, and this quiz will cover unique and memorable deaths of famous individuals.
Easier, 10 Qns, Moose356, May 29 14
Easier
Moose356
2322 plays
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  Unusual Deaths of Various People great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A nice peaceful death in a warm and comfortable bed has not been the lot of many people throughout time. Here are ten more unusual ones for you. Watch your step.
Tough, 10 Qns, Creedy, Feb 20 22
Tough
Creedy gold member
Feb 20 22
299 plays
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  Great Blunders Throughout History top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Mar 08 17
Average
salami_swami gold member
Mar 08 17
1268 plays
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  Rudely Interrupted by Death great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Death waits for no man, nor the completion of his great achievement. Let's look at great works or landmark achievements that were left in an incomplete state by death.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, May 17 18
Average
SixShutouts66 gold member
May 17 18
335 plays
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  The Darwin Awards : Part A great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Oct 18 14
Average
mainframe56
1714 plays
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  Take this Why Me? Quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Following are the final laments of people who met untimely or accidental death. Can you identify them?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 13 13
Average
ponycargirl editor
669 plays
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  Chivalry is Deadly best quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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, Nov 22 14
Tough
jouen58
927 plays
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  Another One Bites the Crust great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 01 15
Average
spanishliz editor
650 plays
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  The Shouting End of Life II great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The end of life is inevitable, but some endings are perhaps worse than others. Here are 10 shout-worthy endings.
Average, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Apr 04 13
Average
beergirllaura
469 plays
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  They Died With Their Beliefs On popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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.
Tough, 10 Qns, doublemm, Aug 03 09
Tough
doublemm gold member
817 plays
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  Swinging in the Rain - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, dcpddc478, Jun 27 17
Average
dcpddc478
Jun 27 17
2464 plays
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  Unhappy Birthday popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here's a novel way to celebrate your birthday: turn your party into a wake. Name the famous people died on the anniversary of their birth from the descriptions given.
Average, 10 Qns, leith90, Mar 20 15
Average
leith90 gold member
607 plays
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  Famous Lives, (In) Famous Deaths - 10 questions - 6 mins
We were all famous during our lifetimes and we all died rather oddly. Who are we, and how did we die?
Tough, 10 Qns, alkmene, May 24 14
Tough
alkmene
3223 plays
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  The Shouting End of Life great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Mar 18 13
Average
beergirllaura
655 plays
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  They Went That-a-Way! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
We all have to go sooner or later. This quiz is about the final departures of people who have shared in the "public eye".
Average, 10 Qns, AirBossJohnson, Jan 18 15
Average
AirBossJohnson
1168 plays
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  Executed! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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...
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, May 01 14
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
467 plays
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  Done In...By Themselves! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about famous people who have offed themselves, so to speak.
Average, 10 Qns, redsoxfan325, Oct 25 16
Average
redsoxfan325
Oct 25 16
934 plays
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  I Will Never Do That Again top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jan 16 10
Tough
StarStruck60
1225 plays
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  Strange Ways To Die popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I have been accused over the years of knowing the strangest things. So, hopefully lots of people get full marks for this quiz so I can show it to my friends and say 'See, I'm not the only one!'
Tough, 10 Qns, shortstop1, Jul 21 09
Tough
shortstop1
3055 plays
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  I Should have Stayed in Bed! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
These people in one way or another died by accident or unplanned event. One of those situations where a simple change of plan maybe could have prevented it.
Average, 10 Qns, kingscourt, Dec 02 11
Average
kingscourt
1246 plays
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  Doomed, I tell you! Doomed! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Jun 08 12
Average
lmoodie101
608 plays
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  Revenge Of The Pets - 10 questions - 5 mins
We flatter ourselves that our pets love us and appreciate the care we lavish on them. But perhaps we're mistaken - some pets don't reciprocate our love and affection.
Tough, 10 Qns, wilbill, May 14 20
Tough
wilbill gold member
May 14 20
194 plays
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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, Feb 16 15
Tough
MaceoMack
247 plays
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  Exit With a Flourish - 10 questions - 4 mins
We've all got to go sometime. Here are some people who made a dramatic, unusual, or gory exit from this life into the next.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Dec 02 14
Average
daver852 gold member
370 plays
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  Weird Ways To Meet Your Maker: Part 2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, Mar 05 10
Difficult
darksplash gold member
1363 plays
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  Weird Ways To Meet Your Maker: Part 1 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
"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 Qns, darksplash, Mar 05 10
Difficult
darksplash gold member
1483 plays
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  They Went That-A-Way Part II popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Sooner or later, we all gotta make that trip to the "great beyond". Once again, this quiz will test your knowledge of some who passed while in the "public eye". RIP
Tough, 10 Qns, AirBossJohnson, Nov 21 07
Tough
AirBossJohnson
547 plays
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  More Darwin Awards: Part B great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Another selection of stupid humans killing themselves in sad-yet-funny ways.
Tough, 10 Qns, mainframe56, Jun 02 19
Tough
mainframe56
Jun 02 19
940 plays
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  Not Quite Dead Yet... popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Some people escape death, some don't. Here are 10 people who were prematurely believed to have passed on, but in fact lived to read about their own deaths!
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Oct 03 11
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
2508 plays
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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, Jan 06 09
Tough
glendathecat
644 plays
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  Test yourself! How Did They Die? Quiz great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
Guess how these famous, infamous, or not so famous people checked out.
Tough, 15 Qns, boonedog, Feb 08 17
Tough
boonedog
Feb 08 17
3260 plays
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  The Hard Way popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
There are some who chose to exit life as a suicide. Is it the hard way or the easy way?
Tough, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Oct 25 09
Tough
Rehaberpro
532 plays
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  They Went That-A-Way Part III - 10 questions - 5 mins
The third installment of this quiz contains question about the famous and not so famous dearly departed. The question is, in the end, how did they go?
Tough, 10 Qns, AirBossJohnson, Mar 01 21
Tough
AirBossJohnson
Mar 01 21
352 plays
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  The Rest Of My Body, Please! - 10 questions - 5 mins
Most of us make it into the ground intact; some famous people in history have not been so lucky. Do you know what happened to the rest of their bodies?
Difficult, 10 Qns, arsenalvcc, Oct 30 16
Difficult
arsenalvcc
Oct 30 16
701 plays
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  Weird Ways to Meet Your Maker: Part 3 top quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
It seems some people cannot get enough of these strange deaths. I am indebted to Ewokman for his suggestions.
Difficult, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 05 10
Difficult
darksplash gold member
1414 plays
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  Heads that Rolled popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Throughout history heads have rolled for various reasons. This quiz is all about persons who have been beheaded for one reason or another. (Hold on to your head).
Average, 10 Qns, Verne47, Jun 13 14
Average
Verne47
486 plays
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  An Anthology of Death - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz looks at the unusual causes of death of some famous people.
Tough, 10 Qns, mikej941, Dec 12 12
Tough
mikej941
757 plays
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  But The Cat Had Nine Lives popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, Apr 01 10
Tough
lones78 gold member
401 plays
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With the 21st century came a new wave of notable deaths. Some were intentional, some accidental, all were unusual. Do you remember them from the media?
Difficult, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Feb 16 15
Difficult
MaceoMack
389 plays
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  More Strange Ways to Die - 10 questions - 6 mins
Back by popular demand. Well, one person asked for a follow up. Remember, the strangest answer is usually the correct one.
Tough, 10 Qns, shortstop1, Jan 09 18
Tough
shortstop1
Jan 09 18
1430 plays
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  10 Famous Drowning Victims - 10 questions - 7 mins
I know...what a morbid topic! But there were too many interesting stories here to leave this topic fallow...someone had to do it. So bear with me as we discuss the sad but true endings for these famous folks...
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Aug 23 05
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
1126 plays
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  And Your Expiry Date Is... popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
An interesting quiz on the way people have died.
Average, 10 Qns, hazelpethig, Jan 24 11
Average
hazelpethig
625 plays
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  What a Way to Go! - 10 questions - 6 mins
Nearly all of us hope for a peaceful end to our lives, but this is not always the way things happen. Some people have met their maker in unusual circumstances. How many of these people's deaths do you know about?
Difficult, 10 Qns, MaggieG, Aug 23 05
Difficult
MaggieG gold member
1286 plays
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  10 Question Why Me? Quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The sixth quiz in my Adventures in Authoring deals with strange deaths that have occured down from ancient Greece to the modern day. I hope you will enjoy playing it.
Tough, 10 Qns, mcsurfie, Jun 14 13
Tough
mcsurfie
343 plays
63.
  Heroic Lives, Dramatic Exits - 10 questions - 5 mins
A look at the colorful lives (and exits) of some famous people.
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Jul 17 22
Tough
robert362
Jul 17 22
906 plays
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  Famous Suicides - 10 questions - 9 mins
No matter what we think of the act itself, suicide requires great willpower. Yet it can also be the result of derangement or suffering; as Seneca (who committed suicide himself) observed, "There is no greatness without a touch of madness."
Difficult, 10 Qns, cosmonaut, Dec 18 11
Difficult
cosmonaut
964 plays
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  A Fitting End? - 10 questions - 5 mins
Can you identify how these famous warriors died? I will provide their name, you simply choose the manner of their death.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, awkins, Oct 26 09
Very Difficult
awkins
2378 plays
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  Luck or Fate? - 10 questions - 5 mins
Life is a game of inches. Sometimes a few seconds or a slight turn of chance makes all the difference.
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Jan 30 17
Tough
robert362
Jan 30 17
1741 plays
67.
  One Bullet Away - 10 questions - 5 mins
Killed by the bullet. Ten men throughout the ages who have been done in by the gun.
Tough, 10 Qns, Mazdaleine, Jan 18 14
Tough
Mazdaleine
439 plays
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  The Death Quiz: Part II - 10 questions - 6 mins
A quiz on famous deaths and the methods they went out.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bolan, Mar 20 12
Difficult
bolan
1510 plays
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