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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. Who do Sharpe and Frederickson meet near Bordeaux's gates?
(a) General Nurenberg.
(b) Sergeant Challon.
(c) Captain Peter d'Alembord.
(d) Sergeant Harper.
2. What does Bampfylde do the night before his duel with Sharpe?
(a) Gets drunk.
(b) Quits the military.
(c) Gets married.
3. Under what rule is Bordeaux when Sharpe and Frederickson are there?
(a) Military justice.
(b) A British governor.
(c) There is no ruling authority.
(d) A French mayor.
4. With whom does Jane begin to associate in London?
(a) Her sister's friends.
(b) A man from her home town.
(c) John Richardson.
(d) A poor but titled widow.
5. What main types of French people are wandering Bordeaux?
(a) Women and children.
(b) French army officers.
(c) French Imperial Guard.
(d) Maimed soldiers, widows, orphans, and cast-off army-wives.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Jane feel about Sharpe's career?
2. With what is the port of St. Jean de Luz filled?
3. Why does Fredrickson fumble to open his watch at the opening of the novel?
4. What type of boots does Sharpe wear with his uniform?
5. At the beginning of the Prologue for what is Sharpe preparing?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sharpe and his friends do after the battle of Toulouse?
2. What does the man Napoleon enlists for help actually do and why?
3. What does Lassan's mother want him to do and how does he feel about it?
4. What does Henri do with his sister, Lucille?
5. What is Sharpe's and Frederickson's plan for leaving Bordeaux?
6. What is Jane doing in London while Sharpe is still in France? What happens to her because of this?
7. What does Henri Lassan do after the war?
8. What is Toulouse and who commands it?
9. Who has set up the charges against Sharpe and Frederickson and what do the British authorities know?
10. What does Soult do with Toulouse following the British assault?
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