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. Which juror admits to having changed his vote?
(a) Juror Eleven.
(b) Juror Nine.
(c) Juror Ten.
(d) Juror Five.

2. After the knife discussion, how do the other jurors pressure the dissenting juror to make him change his vote?
(a) They suggest that he is on the side of law breakers.
(b) They suggest that he is inferior because he is from the ghetto.
(c) They say he is the only one and they will return a "hung jury" verdict.
(d) They suggest that he is not intelligent enough to understand the evidence.

3. What kind of man is the dissenting juror?
(a) A man who is not employed so he has no urgent business to conduct.
(b) A man who owns his own business and can control his own use of time.
(c) A man of conviction who does not believe in prejudice.
(d) A man of conviction who takes the role of the jury very seriously.

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. How does the prosecution help to establish for the jury that the eyewitness was in a position to see the murder?
(a) They present other witnesses who say the same thing.
(b) They provide pictures of the apartment and the surroundings.
(c) They show a videotape illustrating how the murder could have been seen.
(d) The jury is taken to the home of the eyewitness to observe the conditions under which the murder was witnessed.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much influence does the foreman have on the other jurors in this case?

2. What comment by Juror Ten reveals his prejudice?

3. How does the dissenting juror feel about the job done by the lawyer for the defendant?

4. According to the evidence, what weapon was used to kill the old man?

5. What does the behavior of most of the jurors demonstrate about the decisions reached by juries?

(see the answer key)

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