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. According to the evidence, what weapon was used to kill the old man?
(a) A butcher knife.
(b) A hatchet knife.
(c) A switch blade knife.
(d) A pen knife.

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

3. Where was the victim wounded?
(a) In the stomach.
(b) In the chest.
(c) In the face.
(d) In the head.

4. Which juror is adamant that he will not see the defendant set free?
(a) Juror Ten.
(b) Juror Six.
(c) The foreman.
(d) Juror Three.

5. What does the behavior of most of the jurors demonstrate about the decisions reached by juries?
(a) They are always reliable.
(b) They might be affected by factors that have nothing to do with the evidence.
(c) They only reach verdicts after protracted arguments and conflict.
(d) If at least one juror is reliable, the others can be influenced.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. As Act II progresses, how does Juror Three's attitude contrast with the attitude of Juror Four?

3. How does Juror Three justify his assertion that the defendant must have meant it when he said "I'm going to kill you"?

4. What does Juror Three convey to the jurors by his insistence of the defendant's guilt?

5. How does the dissenting juror discredit the allegation that the murder weapon is unique?

(see the answer key)

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