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. In what process does the defendant ask questions of the prosecution's witnesses?
(a) Defense examination.
(b) Witness examination.
(c) Reverse examination.
(d) Cross-examination.

2. Which of the jurors comment that they all had difficult lives, so a difficult life should not explain the defendant's history of violence?
(a) 3, 4, 11 and 12.
(b) 4, 7, 3 and 11.
(c) 6,7,1 and 3.
(d) 3, 6, 9 and 12.

3. What is the major cause of the conflict that develops among the jurors?
(a) Contending views about the reliability of the witnesses.
(b) They are tired and hungry.
(c) Contending views about the fairness of the trial.
(d) Contending views about the guilt or innocence of the defendant.

4. Which juror reacts to the results of the vote taken after the discussion about intelligence?
(a) Juror Three.
(b) Juror Eleven.
(c) Juror Ten.
(d) Juror Five.

5. Why is it clear from the dissenting juror's action that anyone could have had a weapon similar to the murder weapon?
(a) He purchased it for $10 from a hunting shop nearby.
(b) He borrowed it from a policeman who said they confiscate them from schoolboys all the time.
(c) He found it on the street.
(d) He purchased it for $2.00 from a shop near the defendant's house.

Short Answer Questions

1. When asking the reason for the change in their votes in Act III, what does a juror point out to the other jurors?

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

3. What source of information from the trial do the jurors use to help them estimate the time of the events surrounding the murder?

4. In Act III, during the discussion of the crucial eyewitness' testimony, what detail does Juror Eight recall about the witness?

5. What two reasons cause a juror to believe there is reasonable doubt about the defendant's guilt after adding doubts about the old man's testimony to earlier discussions about the murder?

(see the answer key)

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