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Authorial Family Ties

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Authorial Family Ties game quiz
"The following names are all of well-known writers and some of their family members. See if you can match the first names with the correct surname. All writers have had large sales and amassed great popularity, so none is obscure. Most are British."

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1. What name was shared by author Agatha, her first husband, Archie, and their daughter, Rosalind?
    Barnaby
    Browning
    Christie
    Edwards


2. What surname was shared by author Monica, her husband, Bill, and their children Shelley and Sean?
    Chaucer
    Edwards
    Shakespeare
    Milton


3. What surname was shared by writer William and his wife, Anne, and their children, Susannah, Judith, and Hamnet?
    Shakespeare
    Brown
    Miller
    Kipling


4. What surname was shared by Robert and his wife, Ginnie (Virginia)?
    Young
    Robinson
    Heinlein
    Jones


5. What surname was shared by Isaac, his wife Gertrude and their daughter Robyn?
    Singer
    Van Vogt
    Asimov
    Nails


6. What surname is shared by author Dick and his wife, Mary?
    Heinlein
    Jones
    Arden
    Francis


7. What surname was shared by authors Anne, Charlotte, and Emily, and their sisters Elizabeth and Maria and their brother, Branwell?
    Windsor
    Bronte
    Heath
    Shakespeare


8. What surname was shared by John, his wife, Edith, and their son, Christopher?
    Milne
    Horrowby
    Nesbit
    Tolkien


9. What surname linked Alan and his wife Dorothy (known as Daphne) and their son, Christopher Robin?
    Tolkien
    Milne
    Traill
    Ransome


10. What surname was shared by writing sisters Christine, Diana and Josephine, but not (professionally, at least), by their author mother, Joanna?
    Cannan
    Bronte
    Pullein-Thompson
    Fitzpatrick


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Compiled Aug 30 13