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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What item(s) did Stone purchase that cost a great deal of money?
2. Who is named as the executor of Sasha's estate?
3. What is the character's first name?
4. What do Stone and Dino hope to find at Morgan's house?
5. Who helped Stone in the early days on the NYPD?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Cary's recommendation to Stone regarding his job?
2. Why does Stone go to Sasha's apartment? How does he get in to the residence? What does Stone find on the scene?
3. Discuss Stone's family history and how it affects his personal and professional lives.
4. Describe the meeting held in Leary's office. Who is in attendance?
5. Who is Ms. Balfour? Why is her appearance important?
6. Who is Ms. Vincent? What does she say about Hank?
7. What makes Stone think that there is a leak in the department?
8. Where does Stone begin to interview people regarding Sasha's alleged death?
9. What large mistake does Stone make while spending the day with Cary?
10. What is Hank's reaction to being questioned about the money?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Stone is forced to retire from the NYPD, Leary offers no comfort. It is clear that Stone was being forced out because he is more or less an outcast in the department. Write a 750 word essay on this situation. Why is Stone being forced out? Do you think Leary had the doctor's report changed? Why does Stone stick out like a sore thumb? Do people deal with Stone just because of Dino? What does Leary have to say about Stone's cooperation with the other cops and the department as a whole? How would you feel in Stone's place?
Essay Topic 2
Assuming a psychiatrist's point of view, analyze the situation with Van Fleet. Discuss Van Fleet's past history in regards to psychiatric issues and aberrant behaviors. What would a psychiatrist say about Van Fleet's need to keep the people he murders? Is Van Fleet perverted, mentally ill or something else? What would the terminology be from a psychiatrist's point of view? What kind of treatment might Van Fleet have benefited from before the situation got out of hand? Is the behavior something that can be "cured?" If so, how? If not, what else can be done?
Essay Topic 3
There are quite a few bodies discovered in Van Fleet's secret place. Explain the condition of the bodies. How are the bodies identified? Who provides the identification? Do police check the identities in any other way? Explain. Would it be helpful to check fingerprints? Could the police use dental records for identification? Are the identifications correct? Explain. Would these murders be handled differently than any other murder? Explain.
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