Can You Match The Correct Person With The Unusual Death?

Some Of These Are Really Strange!
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Question 1/12

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Who died when the scarf she was wearing became tangled in the spokes of a car tire, breaking her neck?
Isadora Duncan
Ethel Barrymore
Marlene Deitrich
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What writer choked on the top from a bottle of pills?
Raymond Chandler
Hunter S. Thompson
Tennessee Williams
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What monarch essentially ate himself to death, consuming a very large meal followed by fourteen servings of dessert?
William of Orange
Adolf Frederick of Sweden
Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany
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Who died from a kidney or bladder ailment after refusing to leave a banquet to go to the bathroom, fearing it would be seen as rude?
Tycho Brahe
Henri Matisse
Alexander Dumas
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What famous figure from Antiquity died when an eagle dropped a tortoise onto his head?
Plato
Aeschylus
Justinian
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What famous singer was shot to death by his own father?
Marvin Gaye
Sam Cooke
Otis Redding
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What historical figure died of a nosebleed, after passing out in a drunken stupor and drowning in his own blood?
Alexander the Great
Mark Antony
Attila the Hun
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What famous investigator died of an infection after biting his tongue?
Allan Pinkerton
J. Edgar Hoover
Hercule Poirot
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What musician died when he was electrocuted by his own electric guitar?
John Paul Jones
Keith Relf
Marc Bolan
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What star died of injuries sustained when he struck a tree while skiing?
Sonny Bono
Bob Denver
Sal Mineo
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What silent film actress died when someone threw a lit match, and her Civil War-era costume of hoop skirts burst into flames?
Martha Mansfield
Jean Harlow
Mary Pickford
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Question 12/12

sherry-adkins-photography.com
Mike Edwards, a founding member of what band, died when a massive bale of hay rolled down a hill and onto the van he was driving?
The Yardbirds
The Kinks
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Result
You don't seem to know much at all about bizarre deaths. But given the grim subject matter, maybe that's for the best!

C+, Failure At Death

mirror.co.uk
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You really know a thing or two about strange deaths! And that's strange, don't you think? Wouldn't you rather study something happier?

B+, Expert On Expiring

albins.co.uk
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Whoah! You know an awful lot about unusual deaths! And frankly, it's a little strange. Eating yourself to death! Being hit on the head by a falling turtle! What kind of weirdo knows that stuff?

A+, Master Of The Macabre

telegraph.co.uk
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1
Who died when the scarf she was wearing became tangled in the spokes of a car tire, breaking her neck?
Isadora Duncan
Ethel Barrymore
Marlene Deitrich
2
What writer choked on the top from a bottle of pills?
Raymond Chandler
Hunter S. Thompson
Tennessee Williams
3
What monarch essentially ate himself to death, consuming a very large meal followed by fourteen servings of dessert?
William of Orange
Adolf Frederick of Sweden
Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany
4
Who died from a kidney or bladder ailment after refusing to leave a banquet to go to the bathroom, fearing it would be seen as rude?
Tycho Brahe
Henri Matisse
Alexander Dumas
5
What famous figure from Antiquity died when an eagle dropped a tortoise onto his head?
Plato
Aeschylus
Justinian
6
What famous singer was shot to death by his own father?
Marvin Gaye
Sam Cooke
Otis Redding
7
What historical figure died of a nosebleed, after passing out in a drunken stupor and drowning in his own blood?
Alexander the Great
Mark Antony
Attila the Hun
8
What famous investigator died of an infection after biting his tongue?
Allan Pinkerton
J. Edgar Hoover
Hercule Poirot
9
What musician died when he was electrocuted by his own electric guitar?
John Paul Jones
Keith Relf
Marc Bolan
10
What star died of injuries sustained when he struck a tree while skiing?
Sonny Bono
Bob Denver
Sal Mineo
11
What silent film actress died when someone threw a lit match, and her Civil War-era costume of hoop skirts burst into flames?
Martha Mansfield
Jean Harlow
Mary Pickford
12
Mike Edwards, a founding member of what band, died when a massive bale of hay rolled down a hill and onto the van he was driving?
The Yardbirds
The Kinks
ELO