Twelve Angry Men Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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 limited extent.
(b) Totally.
(c) Not at all.
(d) To a great extent.

2. To what age group does the defendant belong?
(a) He is a teenager.
(b) He is in his early twenties.
(c) He is middle-aged.
(d) He is in his thirties.

3. Which juror shares the experience of living near the track of an el train?
(a) Juror Seven.
(b) Juror Ten.
(c) Juror Eight.
(d) Juror Two.

4. At what time is the murder alleged to have occurred?
(a) Around midday.
(b) In the afternoon.
(c) Just after midnight.
(d) Early in the morning.

5. After eleven jurors vote "guilty" and one juror votes "not guilty", what process do the jurors decide on in order to resolve the matter?
(a) They decide to re-examine the evidence.
(b) They decide that the eleven men should each take a turn to explain to the dissenting juror why he is wrong.
(c) They decide to separate into two groups and discuss different aspects of the evidence.
(d) They decide to take in a verdict of "undecided".

Short Answer Questions

1. After the knife discussion, how do the other jurors pressure the dissenting juror to make him change his vote?

2. Which of the jurors comment that they all had difficult lives, so a difficult life should not explain the defendant's history of violence?

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

4. What reason does the juror who changes his mind give for doing so?

5. Which juror admits to having changed his vote?

(see the answer key)

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