Poison: A Quiz

When the doctor prescribed twenty grains of bismuth carbonate to a dose, exactly twenty grains the patient got.
Agatha Christie, An Autobiography

Agatha Christie's complex plots, loveable detectives, and shock revelations are some of her most notable traits as an author. However, she also receives high praise for her meticulous methods of murder, particularly when it comes to poisons. She first began developing her knowledge on the subject when training as a nurse and whilst working at a chemist's shop where she handled different toxic substances and learnt about the various ingredients and properties of medicines.

Are you also a poison expert? Challenge yourself to this quiz on toxins used in Christie's stories to find out.

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