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. According to the old man witness, where was he when he heard the argument between the defendant and his father?
(a) On the landing.
(b) In his bed.
(c) In his bathroom.
(d) In his kitchen.

2. What is the reaction of the jury when the dissenting juror discredits the allegation that the weapon is unique?
(a) They are enlightened.
(b) They claim he is a criminal just like the defendant.
(c) They are astonished and one says that it is illegal to purchase such things.
(d) They begin to fight him.

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

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

5. 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.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what process does the defendant ask questions of the prosecution's witnesses?

2. 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?

3. How does Juror Three justify his assertion that the defendant must have meant it when he said "I'm going to kill you"?

4. What does Juror Nine observe about the old man witness, which leads to his insights about his life?

5. In the altercation between two jurors, what words used by Juror Three shed light on the earlier discussion about whether people always mean what they say in anger?

(see the answer key)

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