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12 Angry Men Final Review

Quiz by Marikatherine Gauthier

High School
English II (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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22 questions
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  • Q1
    How does the setting of the play affect the jurors?
    Their physical conditions match their emotional conditions.
    None of the jurors know each other, so they argue.
    They are frustrated about having to live away from home.
    The city has different laws from the countryside.
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  • Q2
    The protagonist of this play is trying to...
    Prove to the other jurors he is right by getting his way
    Convict a guilty man
    Prove that juror 3 is wrong.
    Follow the rule of law and make sure justice is served.
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  • Q3
    The MAIN conflict in the play comes from
    the clashing personalities and motives of the jurors
    the confusing rules regarding the unanimous verdict
    the excellent defense lawyer's arguments and evidence
    the personal issues the jurors had before joining the jury
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  • Q4
    When juror 3 reenacts the stabbing with juror 8 in the role of the victim, the reactions of jurors 2, 5, and 6 may be described as...
    fascinated
    irritated
    alarmed
    composed
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  • Q5
    Which of the following BEST characterizes juror 10's long speech after the fifth vote?
    bigoted
    exhausted
    reasonable
    balanced
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  • Q6
    Because the jurors are not identified by name, the speaker identifies them by...
    temperament
    family
    clothing
    language
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  • Q7
    In Act I, when juror 3 speaks bitterly against the defendant, we may conclude that he
    thinks the defendant is guilty and may go free
    thinks all the jurors are ganging up on him
    identifies the defendant with the son he hated and beat
    feels he has been made a fool by juror 8's experiment
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  • Q8
    When it is revealed that the defendant is from the slums and that his mother died when he was young, juror 10's reaction reveals that he is...
    doubtful
    prejudice
    sympathetic
    reasonable
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  • Q9
    When juror 8 points out that the defendant was beaten regularly by his father, juror 3 reveals by his outburst that he can be...
    objective about the trial
    occasionally angry with others
    prejudiced against the defendant
    sympathetic to the defendant
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  • Q10
    The downward angle of the stab wound in the victim becomes an issue for discussion because...
    the downward angle allowed for little bleeding
    the defendant is taller than his father
    the defendant is shorter than his father
    stab wounds are generally sideways
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  • Q11
    When juror 9 says to the other jurors' "It's only one night. A man may die," he reveals that...
    he thinks the defendant is innocent
    he believes the defendant may die
    he has come to doubt his initial belief in guilt
    he believes the defendant won't die
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  • Q12
    In saying the old man's testimony on how long it took him to get to the front door can't be trusted, juror 3 proves himself...
    agreeable
    bigoted
    knowledgeable
    contradictory
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  • Q13
    When the diagram of the old man's apartment is brought in, the attitude of the jurors 3, 10, and 7 may BEST be described as...
    pleased
    bored
    attentive
    angry
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  • Q14
    The moment of tension at the end of Act One, meant to keep the audience's interest through intermission, is created by juror 8's willingness to...
    call for a second vote right away
    vote guilty if the other 11 vote guilty
    abstain from one more discussion
    sit back and accept a majority vote
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  • Q15
    In Act Two, juror 3 thinks that juror 5 voted "not guilty" probably because 5 is
    rather quiet and easily swayed
    too young to understand the evidence
    unable to think for himself
    from the slums and is sympathetic to his kind
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  • Q16
    Juror 9 was motivated to vote "not guilty" on the second ballot because
    he thought the defendant was innocent
    he was persuaded that the murder weapon was not for the defendant
    he felt the father's treatment of the defendant was wrong
    he admired juror 8's courage and wanted to hear more
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  • Q17
    It is effective and persuasive for juror 11 to defend the right to hold unpopular opinions in America because...
    he is a refugee from a European country without such rights
    he is not fluent in English
    he knows less about America than the others
    he has little experience with international politics
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  • Q18
    As used in the play, the word deliberate means
    to discuss the facts of a case and come to a conclusion of guilt or innocence
    a discussion, as of a public question, involving opposing viewpoints
    done consciously and intentionally
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  • Q19
    As used in the play, the word abstain means
    allow oneself to follow one's will
    to refrain from casting one's vote
    to hold oneself back voluntarily
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  • Q20
    As used in the play, the word reasonable doubt means...
    the evidence presented in court is clear and convincing
    the idea that no other logical explanations can result from the provided evidence
    a standard of proof that must be met by a plaintiff if he or she is to win a civil action
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