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Question 1: The plot of both the novel & TV adaptation of ________'s Sharpe's Company, revolves around the events of Badajoz.
Sharpe's Company (novel)Bernard CornwellSharpe's Gold (novel)Sharpe's Battle (novel)

Question 2: In the Battle of Badajoz (16 March - 6 April 1812) an Anglo-Portuguese army under the Duke of Wellington, besieged ________, Spain and forced the surrender of the French garrison.
Mérida, SpainBadajozAzuaga, BadajozOlivenza

Question 3: Within seconds the ramparts were filled with French soldiers, who poured a lethal hail of ________ fire into the troops at the base of the breach.
FlintlockMusketeerEarly Modern warfareMusket

Question 4: The siege was however, over, and Wellington had secured the Portuguese–Spanish frontier and could now move against Marshal Marmont at ________.
Ciudad RodrigoBéjarMiranda del CastañarSalamanca


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