Twelve Angry Men Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act II.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. According to the evidence, what weapon was used to kill the old man?
(a) A switch blade knife.
(b) A butcher knife.
(c) A hatchet knife.
(d) A pen knife.

3. What information does Juror Seven provide about the history of the defendant?
(a) He has been charged with murder before.
(b) He has been to prison before.
(c) He has been convicted of stealing cars.
(d) He has stolen a car, been convicted of mugging and stabbed someone in the arm.

4. What does Juror Eleven assert in defense of the result of the second vote?
(a) Juror Three is prejudiced.
(b) Juror three disrespects the constitution.
(c) Juror three has no right to attack another juror.
(d) That in America, people are free to hold dissenting views.

5. What comment by Juror Ten reveals his prejudice?
(a) He dislikes all Caucasians.
(b) He dislikes all foreigners.
(c) He dislikes all people who are not of his racial background.
(d) He has lived among people "like the defendant" and they cannot be trusted.

Short Answer Questions

1. 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"?

2. What attribute is consistently demonstrated by Juror Eight which helps the other jurors to unravel the case?

3. What attribute is demonstrated by Juror Nine which helps the other jurors to unravel the case?

4. How does Juror Three justify his assertion that the defendant must have meant it when he said "I'm going to kill you"?

5. How does the dissenting juror explain the defendant's record of violence?

(see the answer key)

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