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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what role does Flashman want to serve the Queen as?
2. What does Flashman tell Ignatieff stories about?
3. What does Lakshimibai say the British should stop suppressing?
4. Who does Flashman say outnumbers the military?
5. What is the name of the Raja's widow?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the first chapter say about Flashman's relationship with his first wife Elspeth?
2. How does Carmichael-Smith punish those who refuse the bullets?
3. Why does Flashman state that he is not keen on his mission to India?
4. How does Flashman deal with Mrs. Leslie?
5. How does Flashman settle into life in the Indian army?
6. How does Flashman deal with the Pathan, Sher Khan in chapter three?
7. How does Flashman describe Lakshmibai?
8. How do people prove unsympathetic to the attempt on Flashman's life?
9. Describe Flashman's first meeting with Lakshmibai.
10. How does the Queen greet Flashman when he arrives at the pavilion?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following historical figures in Fraser's book and discuss how Fraser represents them in the Great Game and why he represents that person in that manner? Are there people who would argue against Flashman's representation of that person's life?
1. Florence Nightingale.
2. Prince Albert.
3. Lord Palmerston.
4. Rani Lakshmi Bai.
Essay Topic 2
Pick a character from the book and discuss his or her goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
Essay Topic 3
Compare African and western culture.
1. What are the differences between the two cultures?
2. In what way have the two cultures influenced each other?
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