Twelve Angry Men Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How do the other jurors react when one of them reacts explosively after the discussion about the defendant's intelligence?
(a) Two accuse him of being ignorant.
(b) One juror commends him for speaking his mind.
(c) Most walk away from the table.
(d) One by one they leave the table and turn their backs to him.

3. How does the dissenting juror suggest that the jury should proceed instead of declaring a "hung" jury?
(a) He suggests they deliberate further.
(b) He suggests they ask for additional evidence.
(c) He suggests the eleven men vote again while he abstains; if one of the eleven votes "not guilty" they should discuss the case further.
(d) He suggests they all take a new vote.

4. In the altercation between two jurors, what words used by Juror Three shed light on the earlier discussion about whether people always mean what they say in anger?
(a) "That's it! I'll kill you!"
(b) "Let me just get my hands on him!"
(c) "I'll kill him!" I'll kill him!"
(d) "Touch me and I'll kill you!"

5. How does the dissenting juror explain the defendant's record of violence?
(a) He says the defendant has been wayward because of bad company.
(b) He says the defendant has been conditioned this way by living in the ghetto.
(c) He says the defendant was left by his mother as a child.
(d) He says the defendant has an abusive father who has beaten him since he was a young boy.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was the victim wounded?

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

3. Which juror asks the guard to bring in the murder weapon for closer examination?

4. Based on the developments of Act II, what are the jurors on their way to proving?

5. According to the discussion, what kind of relationship exists between the victim and the defendant?

(see the answer key)

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