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. What attribute is consistently demonstrated by Juror Eight which helps the other jurors to unravel the case?
(a) The ability to argue.
(b) Knowledge of law.
(c) Arrogance.
(d) Careful attention to details.

2. Based on the developments of Act II, what are the jurors on their way to proving?
(a) That they can prove someone else committed the murder.
(b) That there is reasonable doubt about the defendant's guilt.
(c) That they all agree.
(d) That they discussed the case thoroughly.

3. Why does Juror Eight question the witness' assertion that he heard the defendant say "I'm gonna kill you"?
(a) He believes the witness was too far away.
(b) He believes this might not have been possible because of the noise made by the passing train.
(c) He believes the witness is seeking attention.
(d) He believes the witness is too old to recall such details.

4. After eleven jurors vote "guilty" and one juror votes "not guilty", what process do the jurors decide on in order to resolve the matter?
(a) They decide to re-examine the evidence.
(b) They decide that the eleven men should each take a turn to explain to the dissenting juror why he is wrong.
(c) They decide to take in a verdict of "undecided".
(d) They decide to separate into two groups and discuss different aspects of the evidence.

5. Which juror asks the guard to bring in the murder weapon for closer examination?
(a) The foreman.
(b) Juror Nine.
(c) Juror Three.
(d) Juror Eight.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What reason does the juror who changes his mind give for doing so?

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

4. How does Juror Four challenge the defendant's alibi?

5. How much influence does the foreman have on the other jurors in this case?

(see the answer key)

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