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. How does the dissenting juror discredit the allegation that the murder weapon is unique?
(a) He shows pictures of several similar weapons.
(b) He reads an article stating that there are hundreds of similar weapons for sale in the community.
(c) He presents an identical weapon taken from his own pocket.
(d) He says he has used a similar weapon for hunting.

2. What two reasons cause a juror to believe there is reasonable doubt about the defendant's guilt after adding doubts about the old man's testimony to earlier discussions about the murder?
(a) The realization that the woman wears glasses and she saw the murder through the train.
(b) The arguments of Juror Eight and Juror Nine.
(c) The fact that a similar weapon was easily available and that the old man might have been lying.
(d) The fact that the old man was hearing impaired and wore glasses.

3. What sentence must the defendant face if proven guilty?
(a) Life imprisonment with the possibility of parole.
(b) The death penalty.
(c) At least thirty years imprisonment.
(d) Life imprisonment without possibility of parole.

4. How does the defendant account for the fact that after the murder he does not have the weapon he bought?
(a) He says he left it at his friend's house.
(b) He says it was stolen.
(c) He says he lost it at the football game.
(d) He says it must have fallen through a hole in his coat pocket.

5. What does Juror Nine observe about the old man witness, which leads to his insights about his life?
(a) He notices that the old man spoke uncertainly when asked questions in the courtroom.
(b) He notices that the old man wore a hearing aid.
(c) He notices that the old man was nervous and agitated
(d) He notices that the old man was dressed in shabby clothes and uses two canes.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which juror shares the experience of living near the track of an el train?

2. How does the timing described in the old man's testimony affect the jurors' analysis?

3. Which juror asks the guard to bring in the murder weapon for closer examination?

4. What does Juror Three convey to the jurors by his insistence of the defendant's guilt?

5. What is the reaction to the vote taken at the end of Act 1?

(see the answer key)

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