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 the acting out of the old man's movements from his bed to the door, which juror plays the role of the old man?
(a) Juror Five.
(b) Juror Eight.
(c) The foreman.
(d) Juror Nine.

2. What is the result of the vote that the jurors take immediately after discussing the defendant's intelligence?
(a) Ten vote "not guilty"; two vote "guilty".
(b) Six vote "guilty"; six vote "not guilty".
(c) Seven vote "guilty"; five vote "not guilty".
(d) Nine vote "not guilty"; three vote "guilty".

3. How does Juror Eight capitalize on the error made by Juror Three in threatening to kill him?
(a) He asks the other jurors if they think that Juror Three would really kill him.
(b) He asks Juror Three whether he really means that.
(c) He tells the other jurors "See? He said what he didn't mean."
(d) He asks Juror Three if he would really kill him.

4. 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) Juror Four and Juror Three conclude there is reasonable doubt.
(c) Two jurors change their "not guilty" votes back to "guilty".
(d) Juror Three and Juror Ten conclude there is reasonable doubt.

5. What important shift in the attitude of many jurors takes place during the debates in Act II about the case?
(a) They withdraw and consider their own feelings.
(b) They become calmer and participate less in the discussion.
(c) They become more sober and thoughtful in discussing the issues.
(d) They are more agitated because so much time is passing.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does this experience among the jurors demonstrate about group behavior?

2. What does Juror Three do to infuriate Juror Eight in Act II?

3. How much influence does the foreman have on the other jurors in this case?

4. Why does the dissenting juror insist they should spend time examining the evidence in detail?

5. Why is it clear from the dissenting juror's action that anyone could have had a weapon similar to the murder weapon?

(see the answer key)

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