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Famous Cases of Poisoning

written by: bobby
 
Let's see how much you know about these historical and famous cases of poisoning.

Question 1:


One of the most famous cases of poisoning is that of the Bulgarian Georgi Markov, who was poisoned by ricin. The latter was inserted into his body through this.
Stabbing with an umbrella
Taking ricin by mistake
Eating a cake with ricin in it
Inhaling ricin vapours

Question 2:

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Socrates was accused of impiety and corrupting the youth of Athens. He was sentenced to drink this substance.
Yew
Pigweed
Hemlock
Mistletoe


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Question 3:

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This person became the President of Ukraine on January 23, 2005. During the presidential campaign he was poisoned with dioxin. On the picture is shown the change his face underwent.
Mykola Azarov
Leonid Kuchma
Yuliya Tymoshenko
Viktor Yushchenko


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Question 4:


One of the most popular fictional cases of poisoning occurs in the movie "Arsenic and Old Lace", based on a play by this playwright.
Edward Albee
Joseph Kesselring
David Mamet
David Auburn

Question 5:


A fictional case of poisoning is observed in Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None". In the novel, this character dies of poisoning.
Dr. Edward George Armstrong
Philip Lombard
William Henry Blore
Emily Brent

Question 6:

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Officially, the Soviet dictator Stalin died of stroke. However, there is a hypothesis that he was poisoned by this man.
Nikita Khrushchev
Nikolai Bulganin
Georgi Malenkov
Lavrenty Beria


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Question 7:


Arsenic became a popular murder weapon in the Middle Ages, because symptoms resembled those of this disease.
Cholera
Leprosy
Pneumonia
Plague

Question 8:


There is a theory that Napoleon Bonaparte was poisoned with this substance.
Strychnine
Formaldehyde
Arsenic
Ethanol

Question 9:


Göring, Goebbels, Himmler and Hitler himself all committed suicide by taking this poison.


Question 10:


Clare Boothe Luce (the American ambassador to Italy in the years just following World War II) died of arsenic poisoning.
True
False

 


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