12 Angry Men Movie Quiz

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Are you a fan of the 1957 popular American courtroom drama film- 12 Angry Men? Can you crack this trivia quiz based on the same movie? Take the test and find out how much you can remember about this classic movie. The 12 Angry Men movie was set following the closing arguments in a murder trial, where the 12 members of the jury must deliberate on a verdict for a teen. Give this quiz a try and see how much of a fan you are. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the female eyewitness doing when she witnessed the murder in the apartment across the street?
    • A. 

      Washing dishes at the kitchen sink

    • B. 

      Lying in bed reading a book

    • C. 

      She was lying in bed trying to get to sleep

    • D. 

      Listening to music

  • 2. 
    Some of the jurors had a personal prejudice towards the case. Which best describes the personal prejudice of juror number 10?
    • A. 

      Age prejudice

    • B. 

      Gender prejudice

    • C. 

      Racial prejudice

    • D. 

      He had no prejudice

  • 3. 
    During the second jury vote (the secret ballot of 11), who was the only juror to vote "not guilty"?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      7

  • 4. 
    What sort of knife was used to kill the murdered man?
    • A. 

      Switch-blade knife

    • B. 

      Kitchen knife

    • C. 

      Hunting knife

    • D. 

      Machete

  • 5. 
    What physical disability did the old man who lived downstairs have?
    • A. 

      Poor eyesight

    • B. 

      Bad legs -- used canes or a walker

    • C. 

      Hard of hearing

    • D. 

      Stuttered when he talked

  • 6. 
    In what way had the knife been stabbed into the body?
    • A. 

      It had been slashed across the man's throat

    • B. 

      Stabbed downwards and into the chest

    • C. 

      Jabbed upwards into the man's stomach

    • D. 

      Rammed into the center of the man's back

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following is true about the location of the apartment where the murder was committed?
    • A. 

      Very close to the elevated railway system

    • B. 

      Next to the city center bus depot

    • C. 

      Very close to a big airport

    • D. 

      Very close to the Brooklyn Bridge

  • 8. 
    How does juror number 3 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 that the defendant shouted the words angrily.

    • D. 

      He states that he meant it because he then proceeded to kill.

  • 9. 
    On what simple fact does the entire case ultimately hang?
    • A. 

      The fact that the witness sees the murder through a passing train.

    • B. 

      The fact that the defendant is shorter than the victim.

    • C. 

      The fact that the alleged eyewitness has impaired vision, and may not have clearly seen what she thought she saw.

    • D. 

      The fact that the murder weapon is not as unusual as the testimony suggested.

  • 10. 
    What is the age of the old man who lives downstairs in the apartment below?
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      85

    • C. 

      83

    • D. 

      90

  • 11. 
    As Act 2 progresses, how does number 3's attitude contrast with the attitude of number 4?
    • A. 

      No. 3 has a closed mind, while No. 4 is willing to listen and consider new possibilities.

    • B. 

      No. 3 is a bully, while No. 4 acts as if he has superior knowledge.

    • C. 

      No. 3 is irrational, while No. 4 reasons out his contributions carefully.

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 12. 
    How does juror number 8 get the others to realize that the defendant might not have killed his father although he said "I'm gonna kill you!"?
    • A. 

      He says the defendant might just have been angry.

    • B. 

      He says that many people say things they don't really mean.

    • C. 

      He says the defendant might have been provoked by his father.

    • D. 

      He asks them to consider how many times they have said similar words with no intention to kill.

  • 13. 
    What part do the jurors' voting episodes play in "Twelve Angry Men"?
    • A. 

      They are significant stages in the shift of power.

    • B. 

      They are significant points in the evolution of the plot.

    • C. 

      They symbolize the impact of jurors' arguments against one another.

    • D. 

      They determine the level of hostility evident in the play.

  • 14. 
    What was juror number 3 doing that made juror number 8 angry, causing him to exclaim, "This isn't a game!"
    • A. 

      Playing hangman

    • B. 

      Doing a crossword puzzle doing a crossword puzzle

    • C. 

      Playing tic-tac-toe with juror 12

    • D. 

      Reading a newspaper

  • 15. 
    Which of the following appears to be true about the fatal wound?
    • A. 

      It was probably made by someone who was an expert knife-fighter

    • B. 

      It was self-inflicted

    • C. 

      It had to have been made by someone taller than the victim

    • D. 

      It was likely made by someone holding the switchblade in an awkward manner

  • 16. 
    True or False: The "not guilty" verdict means that all the jurors were convinced that the defendant did not commit the crime.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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