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 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 fact that a similar weapon was easily available and that the old man might have been lying.
(b) The realization that the woman wears glasses and she saw the murder through the train.
(c) The fact that the old man was hearing impaired and wore glasses.
(d) The arguments of Juror Eight and Juror Nine.

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

3. According to the juror who used to live by the el train, how long would the train take to pass a particular point?
(a) About 20 seconds.
(b) About 5 seconds.
(c) About 15 seconds.
(d) About 10 seconds.

4. According to the discussion, what kind of relationship exists between the victim and the defendant?
(a) A good relationship even though there are occasional quarrels.
(b) A relationship of bitterness and resentment.
(c) A distant relationship with little communication.
(d) A violent relationship with frequent fights.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the progress of the discussion in Act II affect the behavior of the group of jurors?

2. Why does the dissenting juror challenge the fact that other jurors are willing to take the alleged eyewitness' word when they would not accept the defendant's word?

3. According to one witness, where in the apartment building did the murder occur?

4. In what process does the defendant ask questions of the prosecution's witnesses?

5. What principle is supposed to guide the composition of a jury in relation to the defendant?

(see the answer key)

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