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. Where does the old man who testifies for the prosecution live?
(a) On the same floor where the murder occurred.
(b) On the second floor of the apartment building where the murder occured.
(c) On the ground floor.
(d) Across the street.

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

3. What two types of prejudice are evident in the comments of some of the jurors during Act 1?
(a) Prejudice against foreigners and class prejudice.
(b) Prejudice against the poor and prejudice against the uneducated.
(c) Color prejudice and racial prejudice.
(d) Prejudice against some ethnic groups and prejudice against people from certain areas.

4. What reason does the juror who changes his mind give for doing so?
(a) He now believes the defendant is innocent.
(b) He now believes the evidence is questionable.
(c) He admires the conviction of the juror who stood alone against the rest.
(d) He now believes the jury was too hasty.

5. Why does a juror change his vote after the discussion in Act II about the defendant's words?
(a) He believes the whole jury is going to change.
(b) Juror Eight proves that people often say things they don't mean.
(c) He is from the ghetto and believes the defendant has been the victim of prejudice.
(d) He says there is now reasonable doubt.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Juror Four challenge the defendant's alibi?

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

3. After getting a more accurate timing of the events described by the old man, what do the jurors realize?

4. What information does Juror Seven provide about the history of the defendant?

5. What does Juror Eight mean when he calls another juror a sadist?

(see the answer key)

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