Don’t fear the reaper, says the iconic song by Blue Oyster Cult. But isn’t it a little difficult not to fear a dark-cloaked man who roams around with a scythe and an hourglass? The Grim Reaper is a personification of death that has been invented and refined over the years to help humans make sense of their own mortality. How much do you know about your own mortality? You can’t cheat death, and you can’t cheat on this quiz about death, either. So sharpen your scythe and get started.

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