Twelve Angry Men Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What source of information from the trial do the jurors use to help them estimate the time of the events surrounding the murder?
(a) They get the dimensions of the old man's room from a diagram of the apartment building.
(b) The old man's diary.
(c) The transcript of the old man's testimony.
(d) Photographs of the building.

2. How does the defendant account for the fact that after the murder he does not have the weapon he bought?
(a) He says he left it at his friend's house.
(b) He says it must have fallen through a hole in his coat pocket.
(c) He says he lost it at the football game.
(d) He says it was stolen.

3. 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.

4. What does Juror Three convey to the jurors by his insistence of the defendant's guilt?
(a) That he has personal feelings against the defendant.
(b) That no amount of evidence is likely to make him change his mind.
(c) That he has personal feelings against the other jurors.
(d) That he has had a family member killed.

5. 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?
(a) Metaphor.
(b) Conflict.
(c) Symbolism.
(d) Irony.

Short Answer Questions

1. What comment by Juror Ten reveals his prejudice?

2. What is the state of mind of most of jurors as they enter the jury room?

3. Which two jurors are moved by the discovery that the old man would have taken longer than he said to move from his bed to the door after hearing the noise upstairs?

4. Where was the victim wounded?

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

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