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 is the reaction to the vote taken at the end of Act 1?
(a) Juror Ten attacks Juror Eight.
(b) Juror Three is outraged and accuses Juror Five of changing his vote because of Juror Eight..
(c) The foreman declares the vote null and void.
(d) Everone is angry except Juror Eight.

2. Why does the dissenting juror insist they should spend time examining the evidence in detail?
(a) He believes that the defendant is innocent.
(b) He believes the presentation of the case is prejudiced.
(c) He is not certain that the defendant is guilty.
(d) He believes the witnesses are unreliable.

3. In what way is the vote suggested by the dissenting voter different from the previous vote?
(a) The jurors individually tell the foreman their decision.
(b) The jurors vote by secret ballot.
(c) The foreman does not vote.
(d) Each juror must give a reason for his vote.

4. Who is left holding a weapon at the end of the play?
(a) Juror Five.
(b) Juror Three.
(c) Juror Eight.
(d) The foreman.

5. How does Juror Eight get the others to realize that the defendant might not have killed his father although he said "I'm gonna kill you"?
(a) He says that many people say things they don't really mean.
(b) He says the defendant might just have been angry.
(c) He says the defendant might have been provoked by his father.
(d) He asks them to consider how many times they have said similar words with no intention to kill.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. When asking the reason for the change in their votes in Act III, what does a juror point out to the other jurors?

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

4. What action follows the vote that the jurors take after discussing the defendant's intelligence?

5. What comment by Juror Ten reveals his prejudice?

(see the answer key)

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