Twelve Angry Men Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act III.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does the dissenting juror insist they should spend time examining the evidence in detail?
(a) He believes the presentation of the case is prejudiced.
(b) He believes that the defendant is innocent.
(c) He is not certain that the defendant is guilty.
(d) He believes the witnesses are unreliable.

2. What reason does the juror who changes his mind give for doing so?
(a) He now believes the defendant is innocent.
(b) He admires the conviction of the juror who stood alone against the rest.
(c) He now believes the jury was too hasty.
(d) He now believes the evidence is questionable.

3. What is the result of the vote that the jurors take immediately after discussing the defendant's intelligence?
(a) Seven vote "guilty"; five vote "not guilty".
(b) Nine vote "not guilty"; three vote "guilty".
(c) Six vote "guilty"; six vote "not guilty".
(d) Ten vote "not guilty"; two vote "guilty".

4. What is the reason for Juror Two's doubts about the wound?
(a) The difference in weight between the defendant and the victim.
(b) The time it took for the victim to die.
(c) The way in which the blood splattered.
(d) The difference in height between the defendant and the victim.

5. Which juror asks the guard to bring in the murder weapon for closer examination?
(a) Juror Nine.
(b) Juror Three.
(c) The foreman.
(d) Juror Eight.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which juror reacts to the results of the vote taken after the discussion about intelligence?

2. What kind of man is the dissenting juror?

3. What is the major cause of the conflict that develops among the jurors?

4. What significant information about the impact of an el train does the juror who used to live near it share?

5. Which juror declares in Act III that he will never change his vote?

(see the answer key)

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