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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. The letter informs Stone that it is time to pay which of the following?
2. Stone inherited his house from his ____.
3. Leary and Stone agree that Hank seems to be _____.
4. What is the name of Stone's partner?
5. Who is named as the executor of Sasha's estate?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss the meeting between Stone, Dino and Lieutenant Leary. What is the most pressing case at the moment?
2. What is Hank's reaction to being questioned about the money?
3. What major issue comes between Stone, Dino and Leary? What is Stone's reaction?
4. Discuss the situation between Stone and Cary.
5. Where does Stone go while waiting to visit the television studio? What are Stone's thoughts?
6. Why does Stone go to Sasha's apartment? How does he get in to the residence? What does Stone find on the scene?
7. What happens Stone is walking home from Elaine's?
8. Where does Stone begin to interview people regarding Sasha's alleged death?
9. Who is Hi Barker? What does he know about Sasha Nijinsky? What deal is struck between Stone and Barker?
10. What event occurs on the way from the scene of the fall to the hospital?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine Stuart Woods' Stone Barrington series. How many books are there? Write a character profile of Barrington. Discuss how the character has progressed and evolved throughout the series. Where might Barrington next? How might Barrington's relationships change in future books? What type of case might Barrington accept next?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Stone Barrington is a no-nonsense cop turned attorney in Manhattan. Examine Barrington's career. Why do you think Eggers wanted to hire Barrington? Does Barrington have any knowledge of criminal law? How do Eggers and Barrington know each other? Write a complete character description of Stone Barrington. Include physical descriptions and other information gleaned from the text.
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