Final Test - Medium
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Juror Eight explain to the juror who asks who killed the man if it was not the defendant?
(a) That he did not listen carefully to the judge's instructions.
(b) That he can raise that question after they have decided on this defendant.
(c) That he doesn't understand how juries work.
(d) That this jury's job is to decide whether this defendant is guilty, not to consider any other suspect.
2. Which juror is an immigrant to the United States?
(a) Juror Eleven.
(b) Juror Seven.
(c) Juror Four.
(d) Juror Nine.
3. Why does a juror change his vote after the discussion in Act II about the defendant's words?
(a) Juror Eight proves that people often say things they don't mean.
(b) He says there is now reasonable doubt.
(c) He believes the whole jury is going to change.
(d) He is from the ghetto and believes the defendant has been the victim of prejudice.
4. What important shift in the attitude of many jurors takes place during the debates in Act II about the case?
(a) They become calmer and participate less in the discussion.
(b) They are more agitated because so much time is passing.
(c) They become more sober and thoughtful in discussing the issues.
(d) They withdraw and consider their own feelings.
5. What is the reaction to the vote taken at the end of Act 1?
(a) Everone is angry except Juror Eight.
(b) Juror Three is outraged and accuses Juror Five of changing his vote because of Juror Eight..
(c) The foreman declares the vote null and void.
(d) Juror Ten attacks Juror Eight.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. How does Juror Nine justify his insights about the old man?
3. Which two jurors are moved by the discovery about the timing involved in the old man's story?
4. What do the actions of Juror Nine in Act II reveal about his character?
5. Which juror is adamant that he will not see the defendant set free?
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