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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the old man witness, where was he when he heard the argument between the defendant and his father?
(a) In his bathroom.
(b) In his bed.
(c) On the landing.
(d) In his kitchen.
2. Which juror is adamant that he will not see the defendant set free?
(a) Juror Six.
(b) Juror Three.
(c) Juror Ten.
(d) The foreman.
3. Why is the decision making process conducted by a group more complex than one that is made by just an individual?
(a) It takes time for everyone to express personal views in a group.
(b) It is not more complex, it just takes longer.
(c) In a group there are many contending personalities and views.
(d) People influence each other in a group.
4. How does Juror Nine justify his insights about the old man?
(a) He explains that old people who are tired of being insignificant often convince themselves to believe what is not true.
(b) He explains that old people get lonely and make up stories.
(c) He explains that loneliness and loss of family cause old people to imagine things.
(d) He explains that old people who are tired of being insignificant often tell lies.
5. 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 no amount of evidence is likely to make him change his mind.
(c) That he has had a family member killed.
(d) That he has personal feelings against the defendant.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Juror Eight's participation in the altercation with Juror Three differ from his usual approach?
2. According to the juror who used to live by the el train, how long would the train take to pass a particular point?
3. 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"?
4. Considering the information available about the defendant, to what extent does the composition of this jury reflect the principle that should guide the composition of a jury trying a case?
5. How does the involvement of the jury in acting out and assessing the allegations of the old man compare with their earlier attitude towards the evidence?
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