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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Baird say will ensure Sharpe of advancement?
(a) Accepting a position back in India.
(b) Helping Wellesley again in Tunisia.
(c) Sticking out his job in the quartermaster corps.
(d) Success on a mission Baird intends to send him on.
2. Why does Sharpe stay in the wagon as it starts moving?
(a) It is headed towards Copenhagen.
(b) He is asleep.
(c) He is too tired to move.
(d) He can hear the cavalry questioning the driver.
3. How are the residents of Copenhagen towards Sharpe?
4. How does Sharpe feel about going up a chimney.
(b) There is no chimney where Sharpe is.
(c) He feels it is undignified.
(d) He thinks he'd rather die than get all black.
5. What can wealthy men learn in Willsen's club?
(a) Fencing and pistols.
(b) Bridge and chess.
(c) It is not a place where learning takes place.
(d) Poetry and engineering.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Captain Willsen doing at the opening to Chapter 1?
2. Where does Sharpre meet Aksel Bang?
3. What is Willsen's main concern about where he and Lavisser are going?
4. What happens to Willsen?
5. What does Sharpe discover when he comes out of hiding?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Richard Sharpe angry about his commission and how did he get a commission?
2. What is Wapping Steps and why does Sharpe go there?
3. Describe Sharpe and Baird's initial conversation.
4. What does Captain Dunnett announce to his troops concerning stealing from the Danes. and who appears to have already done so?
5. How does Sharpe get to Copenhagen?
6. How does Sharpe rescue Skovaard?
7. How does Sharpe come to be Skovaard's protector?
8. Describe the initial communication between Captain Willsen and John Lavisser.
9. What is Captain Willsen doing at the opening of this chapter and why?
10. Describe the encounter between Sharpe and Barker.
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