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At trick two declarer leads the bold underlined card (assume a spade) in the contract shown and the next two plays are underlined. As fourth hand, answer each question.

1. 4 H South

J 10
K 9 3TableA
2
North leads

Who do you think has the queen? _____

What is your play? _____

2. 4 H South

J 10 4 3
A 9 2Table7
Q
North leads

Could South possibly have a singleton? _____

What is your play? _____

3. 4 H South

K Q J 3
A 8 7Table4
2
North leads

Could South possibly have a singleton? _____

What is your play? _____

4. 4 H South

J 10 3 2
9 7 6 5Table4
K
North leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

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Q J 10 9
K 6 5 2Table8
3
North leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

6. 3 NT South

Q 10 9 7 6
A 3 2Table4
K
North leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

7. 3 NT South

K Q J 10
8TableA 6 2
5
South leads

What is your play? _____

Which card do you play on the second round? _____

8. 3 NT South

A K 8 7
6TableQ J 10 9
3
South leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

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Q 10 8 3
4TableA J 9 2
K
South leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

10. 4 H South

J 9 8 3
6TableA 7 2
10
South leads

Who do you think has the king? _____

What is your play? _____

11. 4 H South

K Q J 4
7TableA 10 6 5
3
South leads

Could South possibly have a singleton? _____

What is your play? _____

12. 4 H South

K J 8 5 3
7TableA 9 4
2
South leads

Could South possibly have a singleton? _____

What is your play? _____

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Answers

1.East
3

2.No
A

3.Yes
A

4.2
7

5.3
6

6.2
2

7.2
A

8.3
Q

9.2
2

10.West
A

11.No
6

12.Yes
A

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