Twelve Angry Men Quiz | One Week Quiz A

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 216 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Twelve Angry Men Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the defendant's alibi?
(a) He claims to have been at the store.
(b) He claims to have been hanging out with his friends.
(c) He claims to have been at the movies.
(d) He claims to have been at the ball game.

2. What conclusions about the defendant's intelligence is the jury led to by the reasoning in which one juror engages in Act III?
(a) He would have to be smart.
(b) He is neither smart nor dumb.
(c) He would have to be both smart and dumb.
(d) He would have to be dumb.

3. In what process does the defendant ask questions of the prosecution's witnesses?
(a) Reverse examination.
(b) Witness examination.
(c) Defense examination.
(d) Cross-examination.

4. Where does the old man who testifies for the prosecution live?
(a) On the same floor where the murder occurred.
(b) On the ground floor.
(c) Across the street.
(d) On the second floor of the apartment building where the murder occured.

5. What important observation does Juror Two make about the testimony concerning the wound to the victim?
(a) He doubts that it could have been inflicted by the weapon presented.
(b) He doubts that it would be at an upward angle if inflicted by the defendant.
(c) He doubts that it would be at a downward angle if inflicted by the defendant.
(d) He doubts that it would have taken a while for the victim to die.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was the defendant when he lost his mother?

2. What literary device is used by the writer to create a high level of interest in the play by presenting the strongly contending views of the jurors?

3. What is the reason for Juror Two's doubts about the wound?

4. Why is it clear from the dissenting juror's action that anyone could have had a weapon similar to the murder weapon?

5. According to the discussion, what kind of relationship exists between the victim and the defendant?

(see the answer key)

This section contains 423 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Twelve Angry Men Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Twelve Angry Men from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook