Twelve Angry Men Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Juror Four challenge the defendant's alibi?
(a) The ticket collector at the game does not remember the defendent
(b) The defendant cannot name the friend he was with.
(c) The defendant can give no details about what he claims to have been doing.
(d) Noone saw the defendant.

2. At what age was the defendant in reform school?
(a) Fifteen.
(b) Thirteen.
(c) Sixteen.
(d) Fourteen.

3. 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 the witnesses are unreliable.
(c) He is not certain that the defendant is guilty.
(d) He believes that the defendant is innocent.

4. What two reasons cause a juror to believe there is reasonable doubt about the defendant's guilt after adding doubts about the old man's testimony to earlier discussions about the murder?
(a) The realization that the woman wears glasses and she saw the murder through the train.
(b) The arguments of Juror Eight and Juror Nine.
(c) The fact that the old man was hearing impaired and wore glasses.
(d) The fact that a similar weapon was easily available and that the old man might have been lying.

5. What starts the physical confrontation between two jurors in Act II?
(a) Juror Eight lunges after Juror Three, who calls him a sissy.
(b) Juror Three lunges after Juror Eight, who accuses him of being a sadist who wants to see the defendant die.
(c) Juror Three hits Juror Eight, who accuses him of being prejudiced.
(d) They confront each other after exchanging harsh words.

Short Answer Questions

1. How do the jurors try to get an accurate estimate of the time of the events described by the old man?

2. Where does the old man who testifies for the prosecution live?

3. What important information about the jurors' behavior becomes evident during their deliberations in Act II?

4. Based on the impact of their testimony on the jury, who are the two most important witnesses?

5. What does Juror Three do to infuriate Juror Eight in Act II?

(see the answer key)

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