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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 the defendant account for the fact that after the murder he does not have the weapon he bought?
(a) He says he lost it at the football game.
(b) He says he left it at his friend's house.
(c) He says it must have fallen through a hole in his coat pocket.
(d) He says it was stolen.
2. Which juror is adamant that he will not see the defendant set free?
(a) Juror Three.
(b) Juror Six.
(c) Juror Ten.
(d) The foreman.
3. How does Juror Eight's participation in the altercation with Juror Three differ from his usual approach?
(a) It shows he is capable of anger in spite of his usual sober analysis.
(b) It shows he is capable of violence.
(c) It shows he hates Juror Three.
(d) It shows he has a temper, too.
4. As the jurors analyze the evidence and arguments more closely, it becomes evident that the dissenting voter is playing a critical role as an agent of change. Which of the following words best describes this role?
5. Why do the jurors take a vote before discussing the evidence?
(a) So they can leave quickly.
(b) The verdict is obvious.
(c) To get an early indication of where they stand on the verdict
(d) The judge instructs them to do so.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does the old man who testifies for the prosecution live?
2. After eleven jurors vote "guilty" and one juror votes "not guilty", what process do the jurors decide on in order to resolve the matter?
3. Where was the victim wounded?
4. What literary device is used by the writer when he allows Juror Three to prove something to the jurors that is exactly opposite to what he would have wanted?
5. Where was the old man witness when he saw the defendant running down the stairs?
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