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Tarot Card Reading


As West or East, answer each question about the spade suit in the contract shown. Played cards, if any, are underlined (lead is in bold).

1. 3 NT South

A J 4
K 10 8 6Table
West leads

Is it relatively safe to lead this suit? _____

Which card do you lead? _____

2. 3 NT South

Q 6 5
K J 9 7Table
West leads

Is it relatively safe to lead this suit? _____

Which card do you lead? _____

3. 3 NT South

A 10 2
J 9 4TableK
3
South leads

Who has the queen? _____

Which card do you play on the next round? _____

4. 3 NT South

J 5 4
K 10 8 2Table3
7
North leads

Who has the queen? _____

Would it be safe to lead back the two? _____

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Q J 9 7
K 10 8 4Table2
3
North leads

Who has the ace? _____

Which card do you play on the first round? _____

6. 4 S South

A J 9
10 8 7TableK
2
South leads

Who has the queen? _____

Which card do you play on the next round? _____

7. 4 H South

J
K 10 8 6 2Table
4
South leads

Who has the ace? _____

Which card do you play on the first round? _____

8. 4 H South

J 5
Q 9 4 3Table
2
South leads

Who has the king? _____

Which card do you play on the first round? _____

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A Q 10 3
9TableJ 4
2
South leads

Who has the king? _____

How many cards do you think South has? _____

10. 4 H South

A 8 4
Q 9 7 3Table5
2
West leads

Who has the king? _____

How many cards do you think South has? _____

11. 3 NT South

K 10 8 4
6TableA 9 7 5
J
South leads

Who has the queen? _____

How many cards do you think South has? _____

12. 3 NT South

A J 8
10 9 2Table4
K
West leads

Who has the queen? _____

How many cards do you think South has? _____

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Answers

1.No
10

2.Yes
J

3.South
J

4.East
Yes

5.South
8

6.East
10

7.East
2

8.East
4

9.West
3

10.South
2

11.South
3

12.South
4

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