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 does Juror Three convey to the jurors by his insistence of the defendant's guilt?
(a) That he has personal feelings against the other jurors.
(b) That he has had a family member killed.
(c) That he has personal feelings against the defendant.
(d) That no amount of evidence is likely to make him change his mind.

2. As the jurors discuss "reasonable doubt", why does Juror Nine become more and more uneasy?
(a) Because he sees the importance of thorough deliberations, and most of the jurors are in a hurry.
(b) Because he realizes he might have voted incorrectly.
(c) Because of the conflict and tension among the jurors.
(d) Because he is anxious to leave.

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

4. Which juror rebukes Juror Ten for his racist comment?
(a) Juror Seven.
(b) The foreman.
(c) Juror Nine.
(d) Juror Eight.

5. What important fact does Juror Three point out about something the defendant purchased on the day of the murder?
(a) The defendant purchased a butcher knife similar to the murder weapon.
(b) The defendant purchased a knife identical to the murder weapon.
(c) The defendant purchased a pen knife that could have inflicted a fatal wound.
(d) The defendant purchased a dangerous knife.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the dissenting juror feel about the job done by the lawyer for the defendant?

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

3. What is the result of the vote taken by the jurors at the beginning of Act III?

4. What impact does the discussion about a detail regarding the crucial witness discussed in Act III have on the jurors?

5. According to the old man witness, where was he when he heard the argument between the defendant and his father?

(see the answer key)

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