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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act I.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After the knife discussion, how do the other jurors pressure the dissenting juror to make him change his vote?
(a) They suggest that he is not intelligent enough to understand the evidence.
(b) They say he is the only one and they will return a "hung jury" verdict.
(c) They suggest that he is on the side of law breakers.
(d) They suggest that he is inferior because he is from the ghetto.
2. After eleven jurors vote "guilty" and one juror votes "not guilty", what process do the jurors decide on in order to resolve the matter?
(a) They decide to take in a verdict of "undecided".
(b) They decide to separate into two groups and discuss different aspects of the evidence.
(c) They decide to re-examine the evidence.
(d) They decide that the eleven men should each take a turn to explain to the dissenting juror why he is wrong.
3. Where does the old man who testifies for the prosecution live?
(a) Across the street.
(b) On the second floor of the apartment building where the murder occured.
(c) On the ground floor.
(d) On the same floor where the murder occurred.
4. How does the dissenting juror feel about the job done by the lawyer for the defendant?
(a) He believes the lawyer did a good job.
(b) He is dissatisfied with the questions asked by the lawyer.
(c) He believes the lawyer was ill-prepared for the defense.
(d) He believes the lawyer was intimidated by the prosecution.
5. According to the defendant, why did he buy the alleged murder weapon?
(a) Because the one he had before was stolen.
(b) Because his father beat him.
(c) Because he lost the one he had before.
(d) To give it as a present to his friend.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is it clear from the dissenting juror's action that anyone could have had a weapon similar to the murder weapon?
2. Apart from the action of the dissenting juror in Act 1, what other contributions from a juror suggest there is at least one other juror willing to stand up against the behavior of others?
3. What term used in Act 1 establishes that the defendant is thought to have committed a murder that is intentional and deliberately planned ahead of time?
4. Why does the dissenting juror challenge the fact that other jurors are willing to take the alleged eyewitness' word when they would not accept the defendant's word?
5. At what age was the defendant in reform school?
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