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Question 1: [5] It was not until 1823, when the were living in ________, that William decided to give up his business with his brother Richard and concentrate with Mary on writing.

Question 2: They lived initially in Heanor in ________ where William was a pharmacist.
GlossopHigh PeakDerbyshireBuxton

Question 3: While residing at ________ in 1840 her attention was directed to Scandinavian literature, and in company with her friend Madame Schoultz she set herself to learn Swedish and Danish.

Question 4: This had previously been occupied by ________.
Pre-Raphaelite BrotherhoodDante Gabriel RossettiElizabeth SiddalChristina Rossetti

Question 5: [2] In the same year, her brother-in-law Godfrey Howitt set out with his wife and her family to emigrate to ________, arriving at Port Philip in April 1840.
BarbadosUnited KingdomAustraliaCanada

Question 6: Works by Mary Howitt at ________
Amazon KindleGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg AustraliaProject Gutenberg

Question 7: Samuel had married his wife Ann in ________ in 1796 when he was 38 and she was 32.
South WalesGlamorganSouth Wales ValleysCardiff

Question 8: In 1851, her husband and her two sons travelled to Australia in the hope of finding their fortune, but they returned a number of years later where William wrote a number of books describing the flora and ________.
Environment of AustraliaFauna of AustraliaGeography of AustraliaAustralia (continent)

Question 9: Moreover, Howitt also translated many of ________'s tales, such as[1]
Hans Christian AndersenHarald ScharffCopenhagenDenmark

Question 10: [2] Her son, Alfred William Howitt, was to be renowned as an Australian explorer, anthropologist and naturalist and the discoverer of the remains of the explorers ________, which he brought to Melbourne for burial.
John King (explorer)Ludwig BeckerBurke and Wills expeditionRobert O'Hara Burke


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