Poison FAQs:

Q: Are poisons substances that cause disturbances in organisms?

A: Yes, and usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity.

Q: Is poison a substance that obstructs or inhibits a nuclear reaction?

A: Yes.

Q: Are poisons also toxins?

A: Yes, and which is any poison produced by animals, vegetables or bacterium, such as the bacterial proteins that cause tetanus and botulism.

Q: Was poison also employed in gunpowder warfare?

A: Yes.

Q: Is poison necessary for systemic poisoning?

A: Yes.

Q: Are poisons toxic only indirectly?

A: Yes, and by toxication.

Q: Are poisons the delivery method?

A: Yes.

Q: Are poisons widely used in industry and agriculture, as chemical reagents, solvents or complexing reagents, e.g?

A: Yes, carbon monoxide, methanol and sodium cyanide, respectively.