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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act I.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the verdict from the second vote among jurors prove?
(a) That the foreman does a good job of managing the ballot.
(b) That the evidence is clearer after the discussion.
(c) That the dissenting juror is right in his "not guilty" verdict.
(d) That the arguments presented by the dissenting juror had some effect.
2. What is the defendant's alibi?
(a) He claims to have been at the store.
(b) He claims to have been at the ball game.
(c) He claims to have been hanging out with his friends.
(d) He claims to have been at the movies.
3. Which words suggest that the defendant should not have to prove his innocence?
(a) The defendant is "innocent until proven guilty."
(b) The defendant is innocent "unless the judge says he is guilty."
(c) The defendant is "innocent unless the prosecution presents good evidence."
(d) The defendant is "innocent because there is no eye-witness."
4. Who jams the murder weapon into the wall?
(a) Juror Eight.
(b) Juror Nine.
(c) Juror four.
(d) The foreman.
5. At what time of year does the jury in Twelve Angry Men meet to hear testimony and determine a verdict?
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the prosecution help to establish for the jury that the eyewitness was in a position to see the murder?
2. In the beginning of the deliberations, how do most of the jurors demonstrate a lack of seriousness about their role as jurors?
3. What kind of man is the dissenting juror?
4. What important fact does Juror Three point out about something the defendant purchased on the day of the murder?
5. Where does the old man who testifies for the prosecution live?
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