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This test was designed to see how much you know about well-known executions throughout history.

  • 1
    She is often credited for saying "Let them eat cake!", but her last words were "Pardon me, sir" after she stepped on the executioner's foot before being placed on the guillotine.
    She is often credited for saying "Let them eat cake!", but her last words were "Pardon me, sir" after she stepped on the execution
  • 2
    Which of the following were not executed on the gallows during the Salem Witch Hunt?
    Which of the following were not executed on the gallows during the Salem Witch Hunt?
  • 3
    What happened during the hanging execution of "Black Jack" Ketchum?
    What happened during the hanging execution of "Black Jack" Ketchum?
  • 4
    This is a famous photograph where a camera was snuck in during the execution and this image made headlines the following day. Who is the woman being executed?
    This is a famous photograph where a camera was snuck in during the execution and this image made headlines the following day. Who is the woman being e
  • 5
    The photo shows a device that was used in public executions where the crowd would have the opportunity to pull the rope that released the blade. What is this device called?
    The photo shows a device that was used in public executions where the crowd would have the opportunity to pull the rope that released the blade. What
  • 6
    What did Sir Thomas More request before his execution in the Tower of London?
    What did Sir Thomas More request before his execution in the Tower of London?
  • 7
    Which of the following famous murderers was not executed in the electric chair?
    Which of the following famous murderers was not executed in the electric chair?
  • 8
    Whose story was made into a film entitled "I Want to Live!"?
    Whose story was made into a film entitled "I Want to Live!"?
  • 9
    Christine Murphy was that last woman to be burned at the stake in Europe. What crime was she executed for?
    Christine Murphy was that last woman to be burned at the stake in Europe. What crime was she executed for?
  • 10
    Which of the following infamous American criminals was not executed by lethal injection?
    Which of the following infamous American criminals was not executed by lethal injection?

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