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. What conclusions about the defendant's intelligence is the jury led to by the reasoning in which one juror engages in Act III?
(a) He would have to be dumb.
(b) He would have to be smart.
(c) He would have to be both smart and dumb.
(d) He is neither smart nor dumb.

2. What reason does the juror who changes his mind give for doing so?
(a) He now believes the defendant is innocent.
(b) He now believes the evidence is questionable.
(c) He now believes the jury was too hasty.
(d) He admires the conviction of the juror who stood alone against the rest.

3. Of what is Juror Eight accused by an angry juror after others begin to change their votes in Act II?
(a) Of defending wrongdoers.
(b) Of being a "bleeding heart" trying to spare a ghetto kid.
(c) Of bullying.
(d) Of trying to be a lawyer.

4. What is the defendant's alibi?
(a) He claims to have been at the movies.
(b) He claims to have been hanging out with his friends.
(c) He claims to have been at the store.
(d) He claims to have been at the ball game.

5. What does Juror Three suggest about how much time the murder would have taken?
(a) That the victim's blood would only have been on the wall.
(b) That the victim would have died instantly.
(c) He says that in a stabbing, the victim might not have died instantly.
(d) That because it is a stabbing, the victim would have bled a lot after the defendant cleaned up.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which juror rebukes Juror Ten for his racist comment?

2. According to the evidence, what weapon was used to kill the old man?

3. Which juror accuses the juror who is adamant that he will not see the defendant set free of wanting to be the defendant's executioner?

4. What is the most significant method used by Juror Eight to influence other jurors?

5. What action do the jurors take as a result of Juror Two's observations about the murder wound?

(see the answer key)

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