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 does Juror Eight mean when he calls another juror a sadist?
(a) That he is prejudiced.
(b) That he is a foreigner.
(c) That he enjoys seeing someone else suffer.
(d) That he is dishonest.

2. On what else do the jurors vote on early in Act III?
(a) On whether they should request more evidence.
(b) On whether they should select a new foreman.
(c) On whether they should request the judge's guidance.
(d) On whether they should declare themselves a hung jury.

3. How does Juror Eleven provide support for the observation made by Juror Eight about the crucial witness?
(a) He recalls that the witness' glasses are very thick bifocals.
(b) He recalls that the witness walks with a limp.
(c) He recalls that the witness also uses a walking stick.
(d) He recalls that the witness' hearing aid is turned up to a high volume.

4. According to the recollection of two jurors, at what time did the alleged eyewitness go to bed?
(a) Around ten o'clock.
(b) Around eleven o'clock.
(c) Around ten thirty.
(d) Around midnight.

5. What action follows the vote that the jurors take after discussing the defendant's intelligence?
(a) A juror launches into a vicious attack on the members of the defendant's ethic group.
(b) A juror suggests that they re-examine the evidence to come to a definite conclusion.
(c) A juror attacks the juror who brought up the issue of intelligence.
(d) A juror says they should pay no attention to the points about the defendant's intelligence.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which juror declares in Act III that he will never change his vote?

2. Before the jurors depart for the jury room, who gives them final instructions?

3. What does this experience among the jurors demonstrate about group behavior?

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

5. Why does a juror change his vote after the discussion in Act II about the defendant's words?

(see the answer key)

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