The Fountainhead Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapter 13 | Part 1, Chapter 14.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the socialist theme of Toomey's book, "Sermons in Stone"?
(a) That buildings should be functional as well as beautiful.
(b) That architecture should be about what people want.
(c) That only brilliant minds can design buildings.
(d) That architecture has nothing to do with culture or the environment.

2. What stands in the way of Peter's becoming a full partner with Francon?
(a) Katie threatens to tell Dominique that she is engaged to Peter.
(b) Lucius Heyer refuses to retire.
(c) Francon wants Perer to marry Dominique first.
(d) Heyer prefers one of the other draftsmen.

3. Why does Peter want Roark to abandon his plan to open his own firm?
(a) Peter knows the value of Roark's work and fears the competition.
(b) Peter knows that Roark will fail and wants to save him.
(c) Peter thinks Roark will no longer have time to help him with his designs.
(d) Peter really wants to be partners with Roark.

4. How do the newspapers treat Henry Cameron's retirement?
(a) They give it little space and misspell the names of his buildings.
(b) They make no mention of his retirement at all.
(c) They honor him as the premiere architect of all time.
(d) They devote a full page to his achievements.

5. What is Roark's attitude after being expelled from school?
(a) He believes he will never be an architect.
(b) He thinks he was wrong to criticize the classical style.
(c) He thinks being an architect will be more difficult but not impossible.
(d) He is ashamed of himself for being so stupid.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Katie show up at the apartment of Peter and his mother?

2. What happened to the Sanford house after it was completed?

3. Why does Roark find himself unable to get a job?

4. What indicates that John Eric Snyte regretted firing Roark?

5. Why does Francon contact Roark on the design of a new building?

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