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. What does Act iI suggest about the reliability of some witnesses in a trial?
(a) They can be influenced by personal experiences with criminals.
(b) They want to be famous.
(c) They may be well-intentioned but unreliable.
(d) They are prone to confusion when questioned by legal experts.

2. How does the dissenting juror discredit the allegation that the murder weapon is unique?
(a) He says he has used a similar weapon for hunting.
(b) He presents an identical weapon taken from his own pocket.
(c) He reads an article stating that there are hundreds of similar weapons for sale in the community.
(d) He shows pictures of several similar weapons.

3. Which juror is an immigrant to the United States?
(a) Juror Nine.
(b) Juror Eleven.
(c) Juror Four.
(d) Juror Seven.

4. What sentence must the defendant face if proven guilty?
(a) Life imprisonment without possibility of parole.
(b) The death penalty.
(c) At least thirty years imprisonment.
(d) Life imprisonment with the possibility of parole.

5. What significant information about the impact of an el train does the juror who used to live near it share?
(a) It is very heavy.
(b) You cannot see clearly through the windows.
(c) It is very noisy.
(d) It does not run after dark.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Juror Eight capitalize on the error made by Juror Three in threatening to kill him?

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

3. How does Juror Eight get the others to realize that the defendant might not have killed his father although he said "I'm gonna kill you"?

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

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

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