Anthem By Ayn Rand

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Anthem By Ayn Rand

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following crimes does Equality NOT commit?
    • A. 

      The transgression of preference

    • B. 

      Theft

    • C. 

      The transgression of fact-finding

  • 2. 
    Why does Equality commit so many transgressions?
    • A. 

      He can't help it; he just wants to be bad.

    • B. 

      He can't help it; he just wants to learn and explore things for himself.

    • C. 

      He wants to see what will happen to him if he gets caught stirring up trouble.

  • 3. 
    When Equality learns that he is going to the Home of Street Sweepers, how does he feel?
    • A. 

      Relieved; he can now atone for his sins.

    • B. 

      Disappointed; he wanted to go to the house of leaders.

    • C. 

      Elated; he feels like this is the perfect job for him.

  • 4. 
    Fill in the blanks: The will of _______ _________________ be done.
    • A. 

      Our governor

    • B. 

      Our brothers

    • C. 

      Our country

  • 5. 
    When does Equality find the hole in the earth that leads to the underground cavern?
    • A. 

      When he is out taking a mid-afternoon walk.

    • B. 

      When he and Liberty are out, trying to find a place to do work.

    • C. 

      When he and Union are working as street sweepers, they come across the grate in the ground.

  • 6. 
    Why does Equality say that he and International are alike?
    • A. 

      International likes The Golden one, too.

    • B. 

      Equality likes to think that he and International look alike.

    • C. 

      International used to get in trouble when they were younger, too.

  • 7. 
    Why does International agree NOT to tell on Equality when he first ventures into the hole? 
    • A. 

      International doesn't want to get Equality in trouble and if he told, there would be trouble.

    • B. 

      International decides that someday he might want to go into the hole too and if he tells on Equality now that opportunity will disappear.

    • C. 

      Equality tells International that if he snitches then he will be forced to reciprocate by telling the council all about International's past transgressions.

  • 8. 
    While in his hiding spot, Equality creates ___________________________. 
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Something like a candle

    • C. 

      Light/Electricity

  • 9. 
    In his underground hiding spot, Equality does a lot of experiments. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
    • A. 

      He dissects animals.

    • B. 

      He gives himself injections of a serum that he created to help alleviate his frequent headaches.

    • C. 

      He works with wires and experiments with the power of lightning.

  • 10. 
    Equality calls Liberty "The Golden One" because ______________________.
    • A. 

      She radiates warmth and energy anytime anyone is near her.

    • B. 

      She is beautiful and different from her sisters.

    • C. 

      She gave him a golden coin one day that she found while working in the field.

  • 11. 
    Equality is forced into prison because _____________________________.
    • A. 

      He is caught breaking the rules.

    • B. 

      He tries to run away from society.

    • C. 

      He is caught talking to The Golden One.

  • 12. 
    While in jail, Equality comments on the fact that the doors are not locked and that there are no guards. Why aren't these precautions in place?
    • A. 

      The guards were on a break while Equality was in prison. So, the society did have some, but Equality didn't see them.

    • B. 

      There's no need for guards because no one ever gets put in prison. And then, once they are there, they are usually too scared to continue breaking the rules.

    • C. 

      There are no locks on the doors because the guards need to be able to take the prisoners at a moment's notice. The council meets so infrequently that they generally make decisions without much preamble.

  • 13. 
    Equality is forced to flee from his society because ___________________.
    • A. 

      The council demanded that he be exiled.

    • B. 

      The council demanded that he give up his invention and go back to working as a street sweeper.

    • C. 

      The council wanted to ruin his invention and he just couldn't let them do it.

  • 14. 
    Equality is followed into the Uncharted forest by _________________________.
    • A. 

      A bear

    • B. 

      The Golden One

    • C. 

      His friend, Union

  • 15. 
    15. Equality and The Golden One find a house in the woods. The Golden One is fascinated by _______.
    • A. 

      All of the food that they find inside.

    • B. 

      The mirror that shows her reflection.

    • C. 

      The construction of the property and how it seemed to be made for people that were much bigger than she or Equality.

  • 16. 
    When Equality and The Golden One find the house, he is captivated by ______________________.
    • A. 

      The books that are held within the shelves.

    • B. 

      The gates that surround the complex

    • C. 

      The unique shape of the building and how it seemed to be plunged into the side of the mountain.

  • 17. 
    While reading, Equality learns something profound. What is it?
    • A. 

      He learns about the concept of work and how he must work very hard in order to succeed.

    • B. 

      He learns about independence and what it means to live for ones' self.

    • C. 

      He learns the truth about good vs. evil and how breaking rules can sometimes be necessary.

  • 18. 
    Equality decides that he and The Golden One will _________________________________.
    • A. 

      Someday, go back to his homeland and become their ruler.

    • B. 

      Need to be moving on because the house they found does not feel safe.

    • C. 

      Go back to their homeland and rescue all of their friends who want to embrace life as individuals.

  • 19. 
    By the end of the book, how does Equality feel about the word "We"?
    • A. 

      He feels like it was misused in his old society because he now sees the value in working for himself.

    • B. 

      He feels like it represented a very good way of teaching people to love one another.

    • C. 

      He feels like the word "we" should still be applied to those that are truly worthy of the title.

  • 20. 
    The beginning of the book and the end of the book feature two very different philosophies on life and government. In the beginning of the novella, Equality lives in a society that embraces______________________________. 
    • A. 

      Feudalism

    • B. 

      Objectivism

    • C. 

      Collectivism

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