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. At what age was the defendant in reform school?
(a) Fourteen.
(b) Thirteen.
(c) Sixteen.
(d) Fifteen.

2. What is the setting in which the reader first meets the twelve characters who give the play its name?
(a) The jury room in a New York court.
(b) The court room.
(c) The bus in which the jurors are being transported to court.
(d) The murder scene.

3. Why do the jurors take a vote before discussing the evidence?
(a) So they can leave quickly.
(b) To get an early indication of where they stand on the verdict
(c) The verdict is obvious.
(d) The judge instructs them to do so.

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

5. 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?
(a) Dialogue.
(b) Tension.
(c) Conflict.
(d) Antithesis.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the discussion, what kind of relationship exists between the victim and the defendant?

2. What principle is supposed to guide the composition of a jury in relation to the defendant?

3. At what time is the murder alleged to have occurred?

4. How does Juror Nine justify his insights about the old man?

5. How old was the defendant when he lost his mother?

(see the answer key)

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