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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 Stone's friend who had been making arrangements for another English barrister for Allison's trial?
(a) Marvin Homan.
(b) Bill Eggers.
(c) Rich Davidson.
(d) Tim Miller.

2. Who is Stone's girlfriend?
(a) Melinda.
(b) Arrington.
(c) Justine.
(d) Cecily.

3. In Chapter 24, Stone goes over testimony with whom?
(a) Thomas.
(b) Allison.
(c) Jim Forrester.
(d) The captain.

4. What is the amount Libby agrees to in exchange for relinquishing any claims to Paul's estate?
(a) $300,000.
(b) $500,000.
(c) $400,000.
(d) $1,000,000.

5. Which of the following is NOT an option the jury has in the woman's case?
(a) They can find that the husband died of natural causes.
(b) They can rule the death a suicide.
(c) They can offer an open verdict.
(d) They can rule that the death was a homicide.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the investigator who Stone calls to come to the islands and investigate the case?

2. Who is the woman who sailed into harbor on the yacht?

3. What piece of the Mannings' property had been stolen?

4. Why does Stone tell Allison to leave the island?

5. What is Stone's last name?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Who is Stone Barrington?

3. What does Stone learn about Libby from Allison and why is he concerned that she has shown up?

4. Who is Jim Forrester and how does Stone meet him?

5. Why does Allison have mixed feelings regarding Stone's payment to Libby?

6. 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?

7. Why does Jim Forrester want to be present when Allison gives an interview to the reporter from 60 Minutes?

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

9. What is Allison's story regarding her husband's death?

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

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