How Much Do You Know About Execution History?

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This test isn't easy, but it will challenge your knowledge on execution history from the ancient past to present-day methods.

  • 1
    The heading axe on display at the Tower of London in England was reportedly used to decapitate…
    The heading axe on display at the Tower of London in England was reportedly used to decapitate…
  • 2
    Who was the first man to be executed by the newly-invented guillotine?
    Who was the first man to be executed by the newly-invented guillotine?
  • 3
    Who was the main executioner in Paris during the French Revolution?
    Who was the main executioner in Paris during the French Revolution?
  • 4
    Which of these machines was an early decapitation device?
    Which of these machines was an early decapitation device?
  • 5
    Which English Queen was beheaded by a sword rather than a heading axe?
    Which English Queen was beheaded by a sword rather than a heading axe?
  • 6
    Richard Rouse, condemned for serving poisoned food in 1531, was executed in which manner?
    Richard Rouse, condemned for serving poisoned food in 1531, was executed in which manner?
  • 7
    Which of the following is not a decapitation device?
    Which of the following is not a decapitation device?
  • 8
    Which of these men was not directly involved in the designing and construction of the guillotine?
    Which of these men was not directly involved in the designing and construction of the guillotine?
  • 9
    Who is the only person reported to have been pressed to death under law in America?
    Who is the only person reported to have been pressed to death under law in America?
  • 10
    Which of the following phrases is not a term for an executioner?
    Which of the following phrases is not a term for an executioner?
  • 11
    Who invented the Brazen Bull?
    Who invented the Brazen Bull?
  • 12
    Which country has executed the most people using the guillotine?
    Which country has executed the most people using the guillotine?
  • 13
    Who was the first person to be executed in the Electric Chair?
    Who was the first person to be executed in the Electric Chair?
  • 14
    Who was secretly photographed while being electrocuted and the photo made the headlines?
    Who was secretly photographed while being electrocuted and the photo made the headlines?
  • 15
    Which of these is not used for lethal injection?
    Which of these is not used for lethal injection?

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