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 much influence does the foreman have on the other jurors in this case?
(a) A great deal of influence.
(b) He has little influence.
(c) He changes the course of the discussion at different stages.
(d) He hardly speaks.

2. What is a hung jury?
(a) One in which the jurors cannot reach a unanimous verdict.
(b) One in which the foreman cannot control the jurors.
(c) One in which the jurors recommend hanging.
(d) One in which the evidence is inconclusive.

3. Why is the decision making process conducted by a group more complex than one that is made by just an individual?
(a) It takes time for everyone to express personal views in a group.
(b) In a group there are many contending personalities and views.
(c) It is not more complex, it just takes longer.
(d) People influence each other in a group.

4. How do some members of the jury respond to those who disagree?
(a) With additional questions.
(b) With ostracism and ridicule.
(c) With an open mind.
(d) With contradictions.

5. How does the dissenting juror feel about the job done by the lawyer for the defendant?
(a) He is dissatisfied with the questions asked by the lawyer.
(b) He believes the lawyer was ill-prepared for the defense.
(c) He believes the lawyer was intimidated by the prosecution.
(d) He believes the lawyer did a good job.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Which juror is an immigrant to the United States?

3. Why was the alleged eyewitness awake at the time of the murder?

4. What is the outcome of the "different" vote suggested by the dissenting voter?

5. What is the defendant's alibi?

(see the answer key)

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