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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do the actions of Juror Nine in Act II reveal about his character?
(a) He believes the defendant is innocent.
(b) He has thought about the evidence.
(c) He is afraid of Juror Eight.
(d) He is willing to stand up for his beliefs in spite of pressure.
2. What does this experience among the jurors demonstrate about group behavior?
(a) The most powerful member influences others.
(b) The members tend to split into subgroups.
(c) The most vocal member influences others.
(d) In a group, some members have the power to influence others.
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 more time than the old man said to move from his bed to the window.
(c) It takes 42 seconds to get to a certain point which the old man said took 10 seconds.
(d) It takes 50 seconds to get to a certain point which the old man said took10 seconds.
4. Which juror admits to having changed his vote?
(a) Juror Eleven.
(b) Juror Ten.
(c) Juror Five.
(d) Juror Nine.
5. How does Juror Nine justify his insights about the old man?
(a) He explains that loneliness and loss of family cause old people to imagine things.
(b) He explains that old people who are tired of being insignificant often tell lies.
(c) He explains that old people get lonely and make up stories.
(d) He explains that old people who are tired of being insignificant often convince themselves to believe what is not true.
Short Answer Questions
1. What attribute is consistently demonstrated by Juror Eight which helps the other jurors to unravel the case?
2. What significant information about the impact of an el train does the juror who used to live near it share?
3. How does the timing described in the old man's testimony affect the jurors' analysis?
4. What literary device is used by the writer to create a high level of interest in the play by presenting the strongly contending views of the jurors?
5. How does Juror Eight get the others to realize that the defendant might not have killed his father although he said "I'm gonna kill you"?
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