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1. "Good old-fashioned rat poison is good enough for me. Or the reliable blunt instrument. NOT firearms if possible. Firearms are so tricky". Which of Agatha Christie's regular characters expressed Christie's own feelings about murder weapons with this quote?
2. Despite her reluctance to use firearms as a murder weapon, Christie used this method of disposal in which of the following novels?
3. In the novel "And Then There Were None", ten people are lured to an island, left stranded and then murdered one by one. The murder methods corresponded to an old English rhyme. Which character's skull was crushed by a heavy white marble clock?
4. No weapon was necessary in "4.50 From Paddington". The murderer used his bare hands to strangle his victim. Who witnessed the tall dark man strangling a woman on the train?
5. In "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd", with which weapon was Roger Ackroyd stabbed to death?
6. In "Hallowe'en Party", who was found drowned in a bucket of water?
7. In which novel was Simeon Lee found murdered on Christmas Eve, lying in a huge pool of blood with his throat cut?
8. In "The ABC Murders", a series of "alliterative" murders occurs. Which victim was strangled with his or her own belt?
9. In "Witness for the Prosecution", Leonard Vole is accused of murdering Miss Emily French. By what method did he allegedly murder her?
10. In the course of the novel "Easy to Kill" (also known as "Murder is Easy"), there are at least seven suspicious deaths - one death by gastroenteritis (actually poisoning), a drowning, a fatal fall, an "accidental" poisoning, one death by septicaemia (deliberate infection), a hit-and-run "accident" and one fatal blow to the head. Who eventually solves these murders?
Source: Author MotherGoose
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