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Question 1: Mayhew's work was embraced by and was an influence on the Christian Socialists, such as Thomas Hughes, ________, and F. D. Maurice.
George MacDonaldClovellyCharles DarwinCharles Kingsley

Question 2: He returned after several years, in 1829, becoming a trainee lawyer in ________.
ScotlandEnglandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 3: On 17 July 1841 Mayhew cofounded ________.
Private EyeFrancis BurnandCharles DickensPunch (magazine)

Question 4: Initially it was subtitled The London Charivari, this being a reference to a satirical humour magazine published in ________ under the title Le Charivari (a work read often whilst Mayhew was in Paris).
FranceUnited KingdomCanadaItaly

Question 5: Mayhew spent over ten years in Paris returning to ________ in the 1850s whereby he was involved in several literary adventures, mostly the writing of plays.
EnglandUnited KingdomScotlandWales

Question 6: Reflecting their satiric and humorous intent, the two editors took for their name and masthead the anarchic glove ________, Mr. Punch.
Hand puppetPuppetryPuppetMarionette

Question 7: By this time Mayhew had become reasonably secure financially, had settled his debts and married Jane Jerrold, the daughter of his friend ________.
William Blanchard JerroldDouglas William JerroldBlack-Eyed SusanEngland

Question 8: The Punch years gave Mayhew the opportunity to meet talented illustrators who he later employed to work from ________ on London Labour and the London Poor.
PhotographyCameraDaguerreotypePhotographic developer

Question 9: [1] He then served with the East India Company as a midshipman on a ship bound for ________.

Question 10: He was educated at ________ before running away from his studies to sea.
LondonEnglandWestminster SchoolUnited Kingdom


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