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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What reason does the juror who changes his mind give for doing so?
(a) He now believes the jury was too hasty.
(b) He admires the conviction of the juror who stood alone against the rest.
(c) He now believes the evidence is questionable.
(d) He now believes the defendant is innocent.
2. How does Juror Three justify his assertion that the defendant must have meant it when he said "I'm going to kill you"?
(a) He states that people always say what they mean when they are angry.
(b) He states that nobody says such words without meaning them.
(c) He states the defendant meant it because he then proceeded to kill.
(d) He states the defendant shouted the words angrily.
3. After getting a more accurate timing of the events described by the old man, what do the jurors realize?
(a) It takes 39 seconds to get to a certain point which the old man said took 10 seconds.
(b) It takes 42 seconds to get to a certain point which the old man said took 10 seconds.
(c) It takes 50 seconds to get to a certain point which the old man said took10 seconds.
(d) It takes more time than the old man said to move from his bed to the window.
4. 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) Jurors Two and Six.
(b) The foreman and Juror Six.
(c) The foreman and Juror Four.
(d) Jurors Ten and Twelve.
5. How does Juror Eight's participation in the altercation with Juror Three differ from his usual approach?
(a) It shows he has a temper, too.
(b) It shows he is capable of anger in spite of his usual sober analysis.
(c) It shows he hates Juror Three.
(d) It shows he is capable of violence.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the jurors try to get an accurate estimate of the time of the events described by the old man?
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 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?
4. What does Juror Nine observe about the old man witness, which leads to his insights about his life?
5. Why does a juror change his vote after the discussion in Act II about the defendant's words?
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