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. How does Juror Four challenge the defendant's alibi?
(a) The defendant can give no details about what he claims to have been doing.
(b) The ticket collector at the game does not remember the defendent
(c) Noone saw the defendant.
(d) The defendant cannot name the friend he was with.

2. According to the juror who used to live by the el train, how long would the train take to pass a particular point?
(a) About 15 seconds.
(b) About 10 seconds.
(c) About 5 seconds.
(d) About 20 seconds.

3. Which of the following phrases best describes the atmosphere that prevails throughout the play?
(a) Emotional and argumentative.
(b) Argumentative and hostile.
(c) Hostile and emotional.
(d) Tense and emotional.

4. How does Juror Eight help to lead the others to a logical conclusion about the eyewitness discussed in Act III?
(a) He asks whether someone with a limp could have moved that quickly to the window.
(b) He asks whether they would have had their hearing aids on in bed.
(c) He asks whether they would have their walking stick in bed.
(d) He asks whether they would have had their glasses on in bed.

5. Who are the last two jurors to leave the jury room?
(a) Jurors Three and Eight.
(b) The foreman and Juror Eight.
(c) Jurors Five and Eight.
(d) Jurors Eight and Nine.

Short Answer Questions

1. What action follows the vote that the jurors take after discussing the defendant's intelligence?

2. What does Act iI suggest about the reliability of some witnesses in a trial?

3. 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?

4. How many days has the trial been going on when the jurors begin their deliberations?

5. Which juror is an immigrant to the United States?

(see the answer key)

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