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. What does Juror Three do to infuriate Juror Eight in Act II?
(a) He strikes up a private conversation with Juror Twelve.
(b) He takes out his notepad and starts drawing.
(c) He takes out his newspaper and starts reading.
(d) He tries to play tic-tac-toe with Juror Twelve.

2. Which juror rebukes Juror Ten for his racist comment?
(a) Juror Eight.
(b) Juror Nine.
(c) The foreman.
(d) Juror Seven.

3. What principle is supposed to guide the composition of a jury in relation to the defendant?
(a) They should be from similar backgrounds.
(b) They should be twelve members of the community who are the defendant's peers.
(c) They should be from the same ethnic group.
(d) They should know the defendent's circumstances well.

4. Why do the jurors take a vote before discussing the evidence?
(a) To get an early indication of where they stand on the verdict
(b) So they can leave quickly.
(c) The judge instructs them to do so.
(d) The verdict is obvious.

5. Considering the information available about the defendant, to what extent does the composition of this jury reflect the principle that should guide the composition of a jury trying a case?
(a) To a great extent.
(b) To a limited extent.
(c) Totally.
(d) Not at all.

Short Answer Questions

1. What sentence must the defendant face if proven guilty?

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

3. Based on the impact of their testimony on the jury, who are the two most important witnesses?

4. In what way is the vote suggested by the dissenting voter different from the previous vote?

5. What is the defendant's alibi?

(see the answer key)

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