For the New Intellectual; the Philosophy of Ayn Rand Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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For the New Intellectual; the Philosophy of Ayn Rand Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 62 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Attila need protection from?

2. Rand states that collectivism is dead in which country?

3. Kira asks Andrei what it feels like to be treated like which of the following?

4. Rand describes perception as which of the following?

5. Which adjective does Rand use to describe America's culture?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Howard blow up Cortlandt?

2. How does Howard view altruism?

3. What is the main goal of the man in Anthem?

4. What revolution does Rand call for?

5. What role does Rand describe industrialists as having?

6. Describe Ellsworth's role in the story.

7. What does Howard think the root of evil is?

8. Describe the conflict in Chapter 2, We the Living.

9. Compare Hank and Francisco.

10. What are the results of collectivism in Anthem?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe Rand's use of titles. What effect do the titles have on the reader? How do the titles correspond to the stories? How do the titles influence the way the reader approaches the text?

Essay Topic 2

How does Rand suggest a culture should be judged? Does Rand follow through with this technique in judging other cultures?

Essay Topic 3

Rand defends the concept of self-interest, especially in Atlas Shrugged. How does Rand defend self-interest? What kind of self-interest does she defend, if so? Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

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