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Sayings Quiz: Death

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1. As soon as man is born he begins to die

The saying "As soon as man is born he begins to die" suggests that we are dying
  1. throughout our entire lives
  2. throughout our birth
  3. from well before our birth

2. Dead men tell no tales

"Dead men tell no tales" might be used by a criminal as a reason to
  1. talk to someone
  2. kill someone
  3. frighten someone
more about this saying: Dead men tell no tales

3. Death is a remedy for all ills

If "Death is a remedy for all ills", when we die we will have
  1. many more ills
  2. no more problems
  3. no more solutions
more about this saying: Death is a remedy for all ills

4. Death keeps no calendar

It could be argued that the saying "Death keeps no calendar" is not true in the case of
  1. accidental death
  2. murder
  3. suicide
more about this saying: Death keeps no calendar

5. Death pays all debts

If "Death pays all debts" is true, when we die all our bills are
  1. cancelled for eternity
  2. transferred to Death's account
  3. paid to the people we owe
more about this saying: Death pays all debts

6. Graves are of all sizes

"Graves are of all sizes" because
  1. some people are fatter than others
  2. some people are richer than others
  3. we can die at any age
more about this saying: Graves are of all sizes

7. Let the dead bury the dead

In the saying "Let the dead bury the dead", the word "dead" is
  1. a noun
  2. an adjective
  3. a noun first and then an adjective
more about this saying: Let the dead bury the dead

8. Look upon death as a going home

The saying "Look upon death as a going home" carries a message that is
  1. pessimistic
  2. optimistic
  3. imperialistic
more about this saying: Look upon death as a going home

9. Nothing is certain but death and taxes

If "nothing is certain but death and taxes", we can be sure of
  1. two things
  2. everything
  3. nothing

10. Nothing so certain as death

If there is "nothing so certain as death", we could say that dying is
  1. fashionable
  2. avoidable
  3. inevitable
more about this saying: Nothing so certain as death

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