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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the progress of the discussion in Act II affect the behavior of the group of jurors?
(a) The jurors continue to hurry towards a conclusion.
(b) As a group, the jurors develop insights that they could not have individually.
(c) The jurors begin to listen to Juror Eight.
(d) The jurors begin to take the defendant more seriously.
2. How does Juror Eight capitalize on the error made by Juror Three in threatening to kill him?
(a) He tells the other jurors "See? He said what he didn't mean."
(b) He asks the other jurors if they think that Juror Three would really kill him.
(c) He asks Juror Three if he would really kill him.
(d) He asks Juror Three whether he really means that.
3. Why does Juror Eight question the witness' assertion that he heard the defendant say "I'm gonna kill you"?
(a) He believes the witness is seeking attention.
(b) He believes the witness was too far away.
(c) He believes this might not have been possible because of the noise made by the passing train.
(d) He believes the witness is too old to recall such details.
4. How do some members of the jury respond to those who disagree?
(a) With ostracism and ridicule.
(b) With contradictions.
(c) With additional questions.
(d) With an open mind.
5. What attribute is consistently demonstrated by Juror Eight which helps the other jurors to unravel the case?
(a) Careful attention to details.
(b) The ability to argue.
(c) Knowledge of law.
6. What does Juror Eight mean when he calls another juror a sadist?
(a) That he is prejudiced.
(b) That he enjoys seeing someone else suffer.
(c) That he is dishonest.
(d) That he is a foreigner.
7. What does Juror Three do to infuriate Juror Eight in Act II?
(a) He takes out his notepad and starts drawing.
(b) He tries to play tic-tac-toe with Juror Twelve.
(c) He strikes up a private conversation with Juror Twelve.
(d) He takes out his newspaper and starts reading.
8. How old is the man who gives evidence about the events he heard from his room?
9. According to the old man witness, where was he when he heard the argument between the defendant and his father?
(a) In his kitchen.
(b) In his bed.
(c) On the landing.
(d) In his bathroom.
10. How does the timing described in the old man's testimony affect the jurors' analysis?
(a) The jurors realize that the old man could not have been right about the time it took for the events he described to take place.
(b) Someone points out that the old man wore thick glasses, and he would not have had time to put them on at night.
(c) They realize that the old man's testimony about the time of the murder was inaccurate.
(d) They realize that the old man might have been wrong about the time when he saw the defendant leave the apartment.
11. Which juror shares the experience of living near the track of an el train?
(a) Juror Ten.
(b) Juror Eight.
(c) Juror Seven.
(d) Juror Two.
12. What important shift in the attitude of many jurors takes place during the debates in Act II about the case?
(a) They are more agitated because so much time is passing.
(b) They become more sober and thoughtful in discussing the issues.
(c) They withdraw and consider their own feelings.
(d) They become calmer and participate less in the discussion.
13. Which two jurors are moved by the discovery that the old man would have taken longer than he said to move from his bed to the door after hearing the noise upstairs?
(a) The foreman and Juror Four.
(b) Jurors Two and Six.
(c) The foreman and Juror Six.
(d) Jurors Ten and Twelve.
14. What important information about the jurors' behavior becomes evident during their deliberations in Act II?
(a) They do not pay much attention to the facts.
(b) They are influenced by the judge's instructions.
(c) Their judgment is affected by their own personal experiences and values.
(d) They are not interested in justice.
15. What is the reaction to the vote taken at the end of Act 1?
(a) Juror Ten attacks Juror Eight.
(b) The foreman declares the vote null and void.
(c) Everone is angry except Juror Eight.
(d) Juror Three is outraged and accuses Juror Five of changing his vote because of Juror Eight..
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the juror who used to live by the el train, how long would the train take to pass a particular point?
2. Which juror accuses the juror who is adamant that he will not see the defendant set free of wanting to be the defendant's executioner?
3. What does Juror Three convey to the jurors by his insistence of the defendant's guilt?
4. What is the main outcome of this discussion about the words spoken by the defendant?
5. How much influence does the foreman have on the other jurors in this case?
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