1. Why does Flashman pull strings to join the Board of Ordnance?
(a) Because he gets along very well with its commander, Lord Cardigan.
(b) Because he wants to impress his wife.
(c) Because he is in a hurry to prove himself as a hero.
(d) Because he believes it is the safest, and he knows he cannot avoid service.
2. Why is Flashman's wife mortified?
(a) Because he wasn't able to get into the Board of Ordnance.
(b) Because he is having an affair.
(c) Because he is a coward.
(d) Because he wouldn't be wearing the proud pink and blue of the 11th Hussars.
3. Who does Flashman go to the pool hall with?
(a) Lord Cardigan.
4. Why does Flashman teach Cutts a lesson at the pool hall?
(a) Because Cutts was trying to get involved romantically with his wife.
(b) Because he hustled a game of pool and took 15 pounds from a greenhorn.
(c) Because Cutts insulted Lord Cardigan.
(d) Because Cutts insulted his wife.
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