WONDER #2760: Was Queen Elizabeth I Poisoned?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder of the Day was mostly about...

  1. the entire life and reign of Elizabeth I.
  2. the history of monarchs in England and Great Britain, starting with the Tudors.
  3. why it’s important to stay away from substances that contain lead.
  4. the passing of Queen Elizabeth I and why many people think lead poisoning may have played a role in her death.

Question 2 of 3

What illness survived by Queen Elizabeth I left her with severe scarring?

  1. Ebola
  2. Smallpox
  3. Bubonic plague
  4. Tuberculosis

Question 3 of 3

Which is NOT another potential cause of death for Queen Elizabeth I, according to this Wonder?

  1. Typhus
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Streptococcus
  4. Cancer

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