Twelve Angry Men Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act III.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the dissenting juror suggest that the jury should proceed instead of declaring a "hung" jury?
(a) He suggests they ask for additional evidence.
(b) He suggests the eleven men vote again while he abstains; if one of the eleven votes "not guilty" they should discuss the case further.
(c) He suggests they deliberate further.
(d) He suggests they all take a new vote.

2. What part do the jurors' voting episodes play in "Twelve Angry Men"?
(a) They argue against the impact of jurors' arguments on one another.
(b) They determine the level of hostility evident in the play.
(c) They mark the scene changes.
(d) They are significant points in the evolution of the plot.

3. According to the juror who has witnessed many knife fights, how would the wound have been inflicted by an experienced fighter?
(a) From the side.
(b) Upward.
(c) Underhand.
(d) Straight to the heart.

4. According to one witness, where in the apartment building did the murder occur?
(a) On the landing.
(b) Downstairs.
(c) On the staircase.
(d) Upstairs.

5. Based on the impact of their testimony on the jury, who are the two most important witnesses?
(a) An old man across the street and a woman downstairs.
(b) An old man who lives in the victim's apartment and a woman who lives across the street.
(c) The policeman and the doctor.
(d) A young boy next door and his mother.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Juror Eleven assert in defense of the result of the second vote?

2. Which juror reacts to the results of the vote taken after the discussion about intelligence?

3. In the acting out of the old man's movements from his bed to the door, which juror plays the role of the old man?

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

5. To what age group does the defendant belong?

(see the answer key)

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