Twelve Angry Men Study Guide - O'shaughnessy English 12

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Twelve Angry Men Study Guide - O

This covers basic plot points, the vocabulary given in class, and juror descriptions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How was the victim killed?
    • A. 

      He was shot with a gun.

    • B. 

      He was choked to death.

    • C. 

      He was burned in a fire.

    • D. 

      He was stabbed with a knife.

  • 2. 
    How were the boy and the victim related?
    • A. 

      They were grandfather and grandson.

    • B. 

      They were uncle and nephew.

    • C. 

      They were father and son.

    • D. 

      They did not know each other.

  • 3. 
    How many people voted "not guilty" in the first vote.
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      9

    • E. 

      12

  • 4. 
    Why couldn't the downstairs neighbor have heard the fight?
    • A. 

      The train was going by.

    • B. 

      He was old and could not hear anymore.

    • C. 

      He was asleep.

    • D. 

      The window was closed.

  • 5. 
    How many "eye witnesses" were there?
    • A. 

      None.

    • B. 

      One, an old man.

    • C. 

      Two, an old man and a woman.

    • D. 

      Three, an old man, a woman, and the prosecutor.

  • 6. 
    True or False: the knife used in the murder was unique ______________________
  • 7. 
    What was the weather like when they began?
    • A. 

      Hot and sunny.

    • B. 

      Rainy and cold.

    • C. 

      A blizzard.

    • D. 

      Cold and sunny.

  • 8. 
    What was the weather like later in the play?
    • A. 

      Hot and sunny

    • B. 

      Cold and rainy.

    • C. 

      Hurricane hit

    • D. 

      It began snowing

  • 9. 
    Word bank: abstain, acquit, bigot, deliberate, unanimous, verdict         //        Most pregnant women [    ] from or drink very little alcohol.
  • 10. 
    Word bank: abstain, acquit, bigot, deliberate, unanimous, verdict          //       She was [    ]ed on all counts of larceny. 
  • 11. 
    Word bank: abstain, acquit, bigot, deliberate, unanimous, verdict          //           Don't let a small-minded [    ] destroy the good image of the city.
  • 12. 
    Word bank: abstain, acquit, bigot, deliberate, unanimous, verdict         //         The jury had to [     ] for several weeks because there was so much evidence to sift through.
  • 13. 
    Word bank: abstain, acquit, bigot, deliberate, unanimous, verdict        //       All of the doctors were [     ] in their diagnoses of chicken pox.
  • 14. 
    Word bank: abstain, acquit, bigot, deliberate, unanimous, verdict           //        After leaving Simon Cowell stunned, Susan Boyle received three [     ]s of "yes" on Britain''s got talent.