12 Angry Men & Social Psychology


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The defendant in 12 Angry Men is being tried for _____.

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1. The juror who first votes not guilty and gets everyone to discuss is _____.

2. The juror who is considered a racist is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The film Twelve Angry Men tells the story of a panel of jurors deliberating a murder sentence, all the while demonstrating aspects of social psychology. This quiz will test your comprehension of social psychology as seen in the film by asking questions about quotes taken from the movie.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on the following types of social psychological behavior:

  • Different types of bias
  • Behaviors that can cloud judgement
  • Behaviors that exhibit differences
  • The difficulty in resisting the majority

Skills Practiced

This quiz will enable you to practice the following study skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the impact of social psychological factors on actions
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about social psychological behavior in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases from the lesson and connect them with examples from the film

Additional Learning

To learn more about social psychological behaviors as seen in Twelve Angry Men, review the accompanying lesson called 12 Angry Men & Social Psychology. The lesson will discuss the following aspects found in the movie:

  • Social psychology and interacting with others
  • The plot and characters
  • Social psychological factors illustrated in the movie