1. What is Richard Sharpe and his troops' dilemma at the beginning of the book?
(a) They are surrounded.
(b) They are lost.
(c) They have no ammunition.
(d) They have no food.
2. How much help is Sergeant Harper to Sharpe?
(a) He kills the French officer.
(c) He is a great help.
3. About what person does Harper tell a story?
(a) His mother.
(b) His sister.
(c) His brother.
(d) His grand-da.
4. What goes over a cliff in Harper's story?
(a) A horse.
(b) A lamb.
(c) A bullock.
(d) His wagon.
5. What does a look-out spot below them?
(a) A deer.
(b) Two hundred British soldiers.
(c) A French soldier stopping to urinate.
(d) A woman who is injured.
6. What makes Sharpe change his mind about ignoring the small settlement below them?
(a) Watching the French leave only fifteen men.
(b) Hearing a woman scream.
(c) To see if he can find out the name of the village.
(d) Deciding there might be food there.
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