Twelve Angry Men Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After the knife discussion, how do the other jurors pressure the dissenting juror to make him change his vote?
(a) They say he is the only one and they will return a "hung jury" verdict.
(b) They suggest that he is not intelligent enough to understand the evidence.
(c) They suggest that he is inferior because he is from the ghetto.
(d) They suggest that he is on the side of law breakers.

2. How many days has the trial been going on when the jurors begin their deliberations?
(a) Three days.
(b) Five days.
(c) Seven days.
(d) Six days.

3. Which juror says he would change his vote if he could find one reason to make him question the defendant's guilt?
(a) Juror Ten.
(b) Juror Four.
(c) Juror Seven.
(d) Juror Two.

4. What is the result of the vote taken by the jurors at the beginning of Act III?
(a) Eight "guilty"; four "not guilty".
(b) Seven "guilty"; five "not guilty".
(c) Ten "guilty"; two "not guilty".
(d) Six "guilty"; six "not guilty".

5. What is the defendant's alibi?
(a) He claims to have been hanging out with his friends.
(b) He claims to have been at the movies.
(c) He claims to have been at the ball game.
(d) He claims to have been at the store.

Short Answer Questions

1. What impact does the jurors' discovery in Act III about the timing of the events have on some jurors?

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

4. What sentence must the defendant face if proven guilty?

5. How does the progress of the discussion in Act II affect the behavior of the group of jurors?

(see the answer key)

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