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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. Allison does not act like _____________________.
(a) a professional.
(b) a grieving widow.
(c) a flirt.
(d) a philanthropist.

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

3. In addition to a dead body, what else is recovered from the plane crash?
(a) A portion of a wing.
(b) Life jackets.
(c) A propeller.
(d) A suitcase.

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

5. Who arrives early at Allison's yacht one morning?
(a) Paul's sister.
(b) The 60 Minutes crew.
(c) Thomas.
(d) Sir Winston.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the reporter who wants to interview Allison?

2. What happened to the husband on board the ship?

3. What is the name of the tropical island where Stone is vacationing?

4. What is delivered to Allison while she is at the bar?

5. Thomas gives Stone of list of ____________________.

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What are the terms of Allison's bail, and what are consequences if she should violate it?

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

4. What is significant about Stone's finding the new rubber dinghy still intact on the yacht?

5. What two possibilities for a faked death exist as revealed by Bob Cantor and what is Stone's opinion of these?

6. What is Libby's fate when trying to leave the island and why does Stone not think Allison is behind the tragedy?

7. What request does Sir Leslie make of the court regarding Stone?

8. What does Stone learn about Paul Manning from his conversation with Bob Cantor?

9. Who is Chris Wheaton and what is her role in the peripheral trial activities?

10. Who is Hilary Kramer and what is her role in the story?

(see the answer keys)

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