Poison Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
What is poison?
A: Poisons are substances that cause disturbances in organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity.
The word "poison" was first used in 1200 to mean what?
A: "A deadly potion or substance".
Using the word "poison" with plant names dates from when?
A: The 18th century.
The term "poison ivy", for example, was first used when?
When was the term poison oak first used?
A: In 1743.
The term "poison gas" was first used in what year?
The term "poison" is often used colloquially to describe what?
A: Any harmful substance.