Book Quiz- Atlas Shrugged By Ayn Rand

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Book Quiz- Atlas Shrugged By Ayn Rand - Quiz

In the book, Atlas Shrugged we get to see people who feel oppressed by their government and choose a way to show their frustrations to the world. In the center of the book is Dagny, who tries to keep her business afloat in the midst of this. Can you tell the difference between quotes from elected U. S. Government officials and Ayn Rand's iconic book Atlas Shrugged? Take the test and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    “We can’t theorize about the future when there’s an immediate national collapse to avoid! We’ve got to save the country’s economy! We’ve got to do something!”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlas Shrugged
    Explanation
    Wesley Mouch, Atlas Shrugged

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  • 2. 

    “Freedom has been given a chance and has failed. Therefore, more stringent controls are necessary.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlas Shrugged
    Explanation
    Wesley Mouch, Atlas Shrugged

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  • 3. 

    “It's obvious that measures have to be taken. Drastic measures. We can't let things go the way they're going much longer.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlas Shrugged
    Explanation
    James Taggart, Atlas Shrugged

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  • 4. 

    “It’s not that I want to punish your success, I just want to make sure that everybody who is behind you, that they’ve got a chance at success too” 

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    Barack Obama, President of the United States

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  • 5. 

    “When you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody."

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    Barack Obama, President of the United States

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  • 6. 

    “It's only a matter of giving them a chance to recover, a helping hand to bridge the gap, a bit of temporary assistance.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlas Shrugged
    Explanation
    Tinky Holloway, Atlas Shrugged

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  • 7. 

    “I do think at a certain point you've made enough money.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    Barack Obama, President of the United States

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  • 8. 

    “A Federal Tax, to equalize the national economy.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlas Shrugged
    Explanation
    Wesley Mouch, Atlas Shrugged

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  • 9. 

    “I think at this point, there’s needs to be a focus on an immediate increase in spending... I think there are a lot of very rich people out there who we can tax at a point down the road and recover some of this money.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass)

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  • 10. 

    “Yes, the Federal government can do most anything in this country.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government official
    Explanation
    Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA)

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  • 11. 

     “There is something to be said for the Union’s viewpoint too.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlas Shrugged
    Explanation
    James Taggart, Atlas Shrugged

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  • 12. 

    “The oil companies reported the highest profits in the history of the world. I want to take those profits and put them into a strategic energy fund that will begin to fund alternative smart energy.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    Former Senator and Sec. of State Hillary Clinton

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  • 13. 

    "It’s because you have an obligation to yourself. Because our individual salvation depends on collective salvation."

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    Barack Obama, President of the United States

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  • 14. 

    “Now, we need your help to keep moving our country forward; to reject the calls for a return to the failed policies of the past; and to pursue a 'new path for challenging times.”

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    Nancy Pelosi, Former Speaker of the House (D-CA)

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  • 15. 

    "I've been amused about people complaining about taxes...you would think they'd be saying thank you!"

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    Barack Obama, President of the United States

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  • 16. 

    "I've abandoned free-market principles to save the free-market system."

    • A.

      Atlas Shrugged

    • B.

      U.S. Government Official

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Government Official
    Explanation
    George W. Bush, Former President of the Uniter States

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