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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 did Stone's mother do for a living?
2. What is Martin's alias?
3. What is Waldron's title?
4. What is the name of Hank's neighbor?
5. Where does Stone live?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Marvin Herbert Van Fleet? Why is Van Fleet a suspect? What is his alias? Where does the man work?
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. What is Hank's reaction to being questioned about the money?
4. Who issues the warrant? What bet is made?
5. Who is Ms. Balfour? Why is her appearance important?
6. What event occurs on the way from the scene of the fall to the hospital?
7. Who is Hi Barker? What does he know about Sasha Nijinsky? What deal is struck between Stone and Barker?
8. What is the result of the search conducted by Stone and Dino?
9. Discuss the situation between Stone and Cary.
10. Describe in brief the information learned about Sasha's youth.
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
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
Write your own murder mystery based on "New York Dead". Use Stone Barrington as the lead character. Supply complete storyboards. Include character information, plot, synopsis, etc. Explain your inspiration.
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