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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 is not mentioned in Paul's will?
(a) Eva.
(b) Libby.
(c) Seth.
(d) Allison.

2. What does Jim Forrester tell Stone about Allison's case?
(a) He knows that Allison drugged her husband.
(b) The prosecuting attorney has issued a gag order on the case.
(c) He used to date Allison.
(d) He had dinner with Paul and Allison in the Canary Islands.

3. What is Sir Winston's hypothesis about Allison's case?
(a) She and her husband had grown to hate each other.
(b) She loved her husband very much.
(c) She no longer wanted him since he got sick.
(d) She was a golddigger.

4. Who is the interim barrister defending Allison?
(a) Sir Ashley Morton.
(b) Sir Leslie Hewitt.
(c) Sir Alex Sloane.
(d) Sir James Burgoyne.

5. Who does Stone talk to after breakfast in Chapter 14?
(a) Allison.
(b) Thomas.
(c) Bob Cantor.
(d) Sir Winston.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Allison seduce while on her yacht?

2. What does Stone go to the yacht to look for?

3. Why does Stone return to Allison's yacht in Chapter 17?

4. Stone spends part of the night writing a letter to whom?

5. Who is the owner of the bar that Stone visits?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why can Stone not represent Allison in her trial and why does Sir Leslie appear to be the perfect man for the job?

2. What happens to the reporters who have come to the island to cover Allison's trial?

3. What does Sir Winston insinuate about Allison's role in her husband's death at the coroner's inquest?

4. Who is Libby Manning and what is her possible impact on Allison's trial?

5. What is Chris Wheaton's opinion of Allison and how does she intend to portray Allison in the broadcast segment?

6. How could Stone's media blitz backfire on him and be negative for Allison's trial?

7. What is so disconcerting about Jim Forrester's story?

8. What does Bob Cantor find out about Paul Manning's financial situation and why does Stone negate Bob's assertions that Paul may have killed himself?

9. Why is Sir Winston, the Minister of Justice, so interested in Allison's case?

10. What is Stone's plan for putting some public pressure on Sir Winston regarding the case?

(see the answer keys)

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