The Thursday Quiz is, as always, a "Is It or Isn't It" game. From the list of twelve items, your job is to determine whether each IS or ISN'T a true example of the week's category.
Treat this rule as though your life depended on it:
No research, Googling, Wikiing, or use of reference books. The ThursdayThis Week's Category is the living end!
Quiz is a POP quiz. Violators will lose their power of speech.
Death in America
There are many ways to make one's exit from life's great adventure, but some are more popular than others. Of the following, some claimed more than 17,000 victims in the United States in 2004, the last year from which complete records have been published. The others are relatively rare, each resulting in fewer than 3500 deaths. Which of the following are common (ie. more than 17000 per year) causes of death in the United States?
Submit your "final answers" -- so to speak -- by posting them in the comments.
1. Accidental Discharge of Firearms
2. Accidental Drowning
3. Accidental Falls
5. Death of Mother in Childbirth
7. Kidney Failure