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. What impact does the discussion about a detail regarding the crucial witness discussed in Act III have on the jurors?
(a) Juror Four and Juror Ten conclude there is reasonable doubt.
(b) Two jurors change their "not guilty" votes back to "guilty".
(c) Juror Four and Juror Three conclude there is reasonable doubt.
(d) Juror Three and Juror Ten conclude there is reasonable doubt.

2. What new information does Juror Four provide that sheds light on the deliberations?
(a) That the murder weapon had no fingerprints, so the killer must have wiped it clean.
(b) There are no fingerprints on the doorknob, so the killer must have taken time to wipe it clean.
(c) That the floor was wiped clean of blood.
(d) That the killer took a long time cleaning up the murder scene.

3. As the jurors analyze the evidence and arguments more closely, it becomes evident that the dissenting voter is playing a critical role as an agent of change. Which of the following words best describes this role?
(a) Catalyst.
(b) Revolutionary.
(c) Radical.
(d) Rebel.

4. According to the defendant, why did he buy the alleged murder weapon?
(a) Because his father beat him.
(b) Because he lost the one he had before.
(c) To give it as a present to his friend.
(d) Because the one he had before was stolen.

5. Apart from the action of the dissenting juror in Act 1, what other contributions from a juror suggest there is at least one other juror willing to stand up against the behavior of others?
(a) The foreman orders the jurors to be orderly.
(b) A juror rebukes Juror Ten for his racist comment.
(c) Juror One says people are free to disagree.
(d) Juror Six says America is a free country.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. As they seek to progress towards resolution, what do the individual jurors have to do in order to carefully analyze the facts of the case?

3. Based on the impact of their testimony on the jury, who are the two most important witnesses?

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

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

(see the answer key)

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