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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act II.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Juror Nine justify his insights about the old man?
(a) He explains that old people who are tired of being insignificant often convince themselves to believe what is not true.
(b) He explains that loneliness and loss of family cause old people to imagine things.
(c) He explains that old people get lonely and make up stories.
(d) He explains that old people who are tired of being insignificant often tell lies.
2. What literary device is used by the writer when he allows Juror Three to prove something to the jurors that is exactly opposite to what he would have wanted?
3. What important fact does Juror Three point out about something the defendant purchased on the day of the murder?
(a) The defendant purchased a butcher knife similar to the murder weapon.
(b) The defendant purchased a knife identical to the murder weapon.
(c) The defendant purchased a pen knife that could have inflicted a fatal wound.
(d) The defendant purchased a dangerous knife.
4. In the acting out of the old man's movements from his bed to the door, which juror plays the role of the old man?
(a) The foreman.
(b) Juror Five.
(c) Juror Nine.
(d) Juror Eight.
5. Where does the old man who testifies for the prosecution live?
(a) On the same floor where the murder occurred.
(b) On the second floor of the apartment building where the murder occured.
(c) On the ground floor.
(d) Across the street.
Short Answer Questions
1. What literary device is used by the writer to create a high level of interest in the play by presenting the strongly contending views of the jurors?
2. What two reasons cause a juror to believe there is reasonable doubt about the defendant's guilt after adding doubts about the old man's testimony to earlier discussions about the murder?
3. Where was the victim wounded?
4. How does the dissenting juror suggest that the jury should proceed instead of declaring a "hung" jury?
5. Who jams the murder weapon into the wall?
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