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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. Where do the Cuirassiers ride?
(a) Forward towards the heavy horse of the Prussians.
(b) West to threaten the thin British line.
(c) They ride east to cut off the reserves of the Prince of Orange.
(d) They ride to flank Wellington.

2. What does Rebecque give Sharpe?
(a) Bread and cold lamb.
(b) A written reprimand.
(c) A verbal lashing.
(d) A written commendation.

3. Who rides with the British heavy cavalry?
(a) Harper.
(b) The Prince of Orange.
(c) Lord Rossendale.
(d) Sharpe.

4. What large complexes are near where the British wait?
(a) Industries.
(b) Farms.
(c) Convents.
(d) Monasteries.

5. What is the use for the cobbled road?
(a) To be able to hear the advance of Napoleon's army.
(b) There is no planned use for it.
(c) For a fast retreat if necessary.
(d) To move reinforcements out of sight.

Short Answer Questions

1. How are the British heavy cavalry defeated?

2. Who falls with the heavy cavalry?

3. Upon what does Rebecque give up?

4. What does Lord Rossendale say to the Life Guard officers?

5. What is Sharpe asked to do?

Short Essay Questions

1. How do Sharpe and other British officers react to the sight of Napoleon and what might be the intent of Napoleon in that regard?

2. What does Sharpe tell Rossendale during their encounter in the woods?

3. What is one of the most striking differences at the end of a battle and the disposition of the dead between that era and now?

4. What type of relationship does the contrast of the two opposing generals have to the two armies?

5. What is the difference between Napoleon and the Duke in how they come before their men and how their men acknowledge them?

6. What does John Rossendale tell his fellow officers about the condition of his sword and pistol in Chapter 10?

7. What new weapon is used, who invented it and why did the description of it stand out among other action scenes?

8. What makes Rossendale feel better about himself?

9. What explanations about British firing techniques are described in great detail in chapter 15?

10. In Chapter 10, what describes a critical decision made by Wellington that ultimately leads to an Allied victory?

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