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. According to one of the witnesses, what was the defendant alleged to have shouted out to his father on the night of the murder?
(a) "I'm gonna kill you!"
(b) "You are the worst father and I wish you were dead!"
(c) "I hate you and I wish you were dead!"
(d) "I hate you and I am going to kill you!"

2. What does Juror Ten point out about an eyewitness to the murder?
(a) A woman who lives across the street saw the defendant kill his father.
(b) A man next door saw the defendant running away with blood on his hands.
(c) A boy across the street saw through a window as the defendant killed his father.
(d) The neighbor down the corridor saw the defendant kill his father in the hallway.

3. How many days has the trial been going on when the jurors begin their deliberations?
(a) Seven days.
(b) Six days.
(c) Five days.
(d) Three days.

4. Of what is Juror Eight accused by an angry juror after others begin to change their votes in Act II?
(a) Of being a "bleeding heart" trying to spare a ghetto kid.
(b) Of trying to be a lawyer.
(c) Of bullying.
(d) Of defending wrongdoers.

5. What important facts are revealed about the circumstances of the defendant's life by the juror who votes "not guilty" in the first round of voting?
(a) He has had a difficult life in a ghetto without a father.
(b) He has had a difficult life in a ghetto; his mother is dead and his father has beaten him regularly.
(c) He has been in and out of prison for stealing cars.
(d) He is an orphan and member of a minority group.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the defendant account for the fact that after the murder he does not have the weapon he bought?

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

3. Where does the old man who testifies for the prosecution live?

4. Why do the jurors take a vote before discussing the evidence?

5. Why is the murder weapon jammed into the wall?

(see the answer key)

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