Agatha Christie Trivia

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  • GKCfanGKCfan Wisconsin, United States mod
    1.  Lucky was drowned.
    2. The weapon was a sandbag tube used to block drafts from cracks at the bases of windows and doors.
    3. Miss A. tripped down a flight of stairs.  A thin thread or wire was tied at the top of the steps, and her dog Bob's ball was placed there as a decoy.
    4. A daiquri with a lethal dose of Calmo.
  • jenniferjennifer Investigator
    Gkc you are correct! Great job! Loved the Mirror Crack'd movie with Liz Taylor n Kim Novack! Question....who played Miss Marple.?
  • GKCfanGKCfan Wisconsin, United States mod
  • jenniferjennifer Investigator
    Ok, new questions - Titles
    1. Everyone knows that Hercule Poirot once took part in an investigation into a Murder on the Orient Express.  How many other trains figure in the titles of the Christie canon?
    2. How many Christie titles are minor mysteries in themselves, in that they ask a question?
    3. Can you come up with the only Christie title that can be found in the Bible?
    4. What is the only Christie title that refers to a location on the American side of the Atlantic?
  • lachy.a.wlachy.a.w ✭✭✭
    1. The Mystery of the Blue Train - can't think of any others but maybe a short story?
    2. Why Didn't They Ask Evans? and N or M?
    3. Not sure...
    4. A Caribbean Mystery?

  • GKCfanGKCfan Wisconsin, United States mod
    1. The 4:50 From Paddington and "The Plymouth Express."
    2. "How Does Your Garden Grow?"
    3. THe Pale Horse.

  • ZeddieZeddie Ballymoney, United Kingdom Investigator
    1. The 4.50 from Paddington, The Plymouth Express and the Mystery of the Blue Train
    2. N or M?, Whay didn't they ask Evans? and How does your garden grow?
    3. The Pale Horse
    4. A Caribbean Mystery
  • jenniferjennifer Investigator
    Great job working together!!
    1. - Train titles - 3 in all:  The Blue Train, 4:50 From Paddington, and The Plymouth Express.
    2.  Two titles have questions - N or M? and Evans?
    3.  The Pale Horse is correct
    4. Correct - Caribbean Mystery
  • jenniferjennifer Investigator
    Today's category:  Tommy and Tuppence
    1.  In addition to using them for titles, Dame Agatha occasionally employed nursery rhymes as integral parts of her stories.  Which children's favorite played a vital role in the very adult problems posed by N or M?
    2. During the course of their investigations, they became involved with a Scotland Yard officer.  What was the name of their first contact at the Yard?
    3.  In Postern of Fate Tommy met the enigmatic Mr. Robinson.  What code phrase did Robinson instruct Tommy to use if he came across anything important?
    4. Exactly how did "Oxford" and "Cambridge" figure in the outcome of Postern of Fate, Tommy and Tuppence's last case?
  • GKCfanGKCfan Wisconsin, United States mod
    1. Goosey Goosey Gander.
    2. Inspector Marriot.
    3. Crab-apple jelly.
    4. They were blue porcelain stools with swans on them.  Inside Cambridge was a package containing clues.
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