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Death in Quotes

Do you recognise these quotes on the subject of death? 8 Questions.

 
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1

Which of Tennyson's poems described the actions of the six hundred "all in the valley of death"?

  • Far-Far-Away
  • The Coming of Arthur
  • The Charge of the Light Brigade

2

Where would you find the words "O death, where is thy sting"?

  • World War One song
  • Shakespeare's Sonnets
  • The Bible

3

Who sent a cable to the Associated Press saying "The report of my death was an exaggeration"?

  • Mark Twain
  • Winston Churchill
  • Clark Gable

4

Who famously said "Those who are about to die salute you"?

  • Samurai warriors
  • Gladiators
  • Spartan soldiers

5

Which character says "To die will be an awfully big adventure"?

  • Pollyanna
  • James Bond
  • Peter Pan

6

Which of these sayings is thought to be the oldest?

  • Dead as a herring
  • Dead as a doornail
  • Dead as a dodo

7

Which poet described the words "dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" as "the old lie"?

  • Siegfried Sassoon
  • Wilfred Owen
  • Rupert Brooke

8

Who has death say "I could murder a curry"?

  • Terry Pratchett
  • Douglas Adams
  • Phillip Pullman

 

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