Special Sub-Topic: The World of Psmith
|What club do Mike and Psmith join on their first day at Sedleigh?|
Archaeological Society. They joined the Archaeological Society partly to curry favor with Mr. Outwood, who was in charge of it, and partly to avoid having to play cricket at Sedleigh.
|How many runs did Mike make in the Outwood's vs Downing's cricket game?|
277. Most of the school had not realised that Mike even played cricket before that game.
|What colour did Dunster paint Mr Downing's dog, Sammy?|
red. Initially, Mike was thought to have painted the dog.
|What does Psmith do when he arrives at Sedleigh that he calls 'practical socialism'?|
Steals Spiller's study. Psmith likes the idea of Socialism which to him means 'collaring all you can and sitting on it.'
|Adair is better at bowling than batting.|
t. Adair is the captain of the cricket team.
|Which department of the New Asiatic Bank do Mike and Psmith work in on their first day?|
Postage Department. They start off in the Postage Department, and then Mike moves to the Cash Department, then to the Fixed Deposits Department.
|What is the name of Mr Waller's son?|
Edward. When Mike and Psmith have tea with Mr Waller, Edward torments Mike by asking him all sorts of questions.
|What is Mr Rossiter interested in?|
Football. Psmith applied himself to learning what Mr Rossiter's hobby was, so that he could feign interest in it and thereby put himself in favour with Mr Rossiter.
|What club does Mr Bickersdyke belong to?|
Senior Conservative. Psmith is also a member of the Senior Conservative Club, and makes himself a nuisance to Mr Bickersdyke by continually bumping into him there.
|Psmith ends up being sacked from the New Asiatic Bank.|
f. Psmith resigns from the bank before Mr Bickersdyke gets a chance to fire him.
|Who is the writer of the 'Moments in the Nursery' page in the Cosy Moments magazine?|
Luella Granville Waterman. Reverend Edwin T. Philpotts is in charge of 'Moments of Meditation', B. Henderson Asher is in charge of 'Moments of Mirth' and J. Fillken Wilberfloss is the editor.
|Bat Jarvis is the leader of the Three Points gang.|
f. Bat Jarvis' gang is the Groome Street Gang.
|Bat Jarvis owns twenty-three of which type of animal?|
Cat. Billy Windsor makes a friend of Bat when he returns one of Bat's cats.
|Who threw a flower-pot at the Efficient Baxter?|
Psmith. Psmith threw the flower-pot at Baxter through the library window to get his attention and tell him that Eve had arrived at Blandings.
|Miss Peavey is a poetess.|
t. Miss Peavey is a poetess. She is also a confidence trickster who came to Blandings to steal Lady Constance's pearls.
|What is the only thing that Psmith objects to doing in his Leave It To Psmith advertisement?|
Anything to do with fish. Assassinating aunts, taking dogs for walks and managing businesses were examples of what he was prepared to do.
|What type of flower did Freddie instruct Psmith to wear in his buttonhole?|
Pink Chrysanthemum. Freddie meant for Psmith to wear a carnation, but he told him to wear a chrysanthemum.
|Ralston McTodd is Lord Emsworth's gardener.|
f. Ralston McTodd is the poet. Psmith goes to Blandings pretending to be McTodd. Lord Emsworth's gardener is Angus McAllister.
|What colour are the Effient Baxter's pyjamas?|
Lemon. Baxter's other pyjamas are brown, but he decided to wear his lemon-coloured ones on the night when he was locked outside.
|Why did the Efficient Baxter throw flower-pots at Lord Emsworth?|
He was locked outside and wanted to attract someone's attention. Baxter had been locked outside by Eve.
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