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Question 1:
Robert FitzRoy, Joseph Smith, Jr. and Hans Christian Andersen are all:
1805 births Suicides in England Suicides by sharp instrument Explorers of Chile

Question 2:
Robert FitzRoy, Gertrude Bell and George Washington Vanderbilt III are all:
Suicides by sharp instrument 1865 deaths Circumnavigators of the globe Explorers who committed suicide

Question 3:
Robert FitzRoy, Abraham Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth are all:
People from St Edmundsbury (district) UK MPs 1841%E2%80%931847 1865 deaths Conservative MPs (UK)

Question 4: In 1851 he retired from active service, partly due to ill health, and in that year was elected to the ________ with the support of 13 fellows including Charles Darwin.
George PorterMichael AtiyahRoyal SocietyCopley Medal

Question 5:
Robert FitzRoy, Charles Darwin and Ferdinand Magellan are all:
1805 births Circumnavigators of the globe Members of the United Kingdom Parliament for English constituencies Governors-General of New Zealand

Question 6: Through his father, General Lord Charles FitzRoy, Robert was a fourth great-grandson of Charles II of England and his grandfather was ________.
Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of GraftonThomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of NewcastleWilliam Petty, 2nd Earl of ShelburneHenry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Question 7: Robert's half-brother Sir Charles FitzRoy was Governor of New South Wales, ________ and Governor of Antigua.
List of lieutenant governors of ManitobaList of lieutenant governors of Prince Edward IslandList of lieutenant governors of New BrunswickMonarchy in Nova Scotia

Question 8:
Robert FitzRoy, Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Plath are all:
Suicides by sharp instrument Governors-General of New Zealand Suicides in England 1865 deaths

Question 9: A memorial to FitzRoy is constructed atop the Bahia Wulaia Dome Middens on Isla Navarino in Tierra del Fuego, ________.
AmericasLatin AmericaSouth AmericaNorth America

Question 10: [1] While those Beaufort first approached turned the opportunity down, FitzRoy eventually approved ________ for the position.
Charles Darwin's religious viewsCharles Darwin's educationCharles DarwinEvolution

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