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Atlas Shrugged

Atlas Shrugged


by Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged: The "Who is John Galt?" Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Atlas Shrugged? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Dagney name her company?

The John Galt Line
The Little Engine that Could
Anconia Express
Q. What do Dagney and Rearden find at the Twentieth Century Motor Company plant?

Seven miniature men who whistle while they work
A motor designed to run on static electricity
Scarce machine tools
Graffiti that reads “Who is John Galt?”
Q. Who is John Galt?

A sled
The “destroyer” of the world and the inventor of the motor
A wealthy industrialist
A bum
Q. What does Dagney call Galt’s Gulch?

Valley of the Dolls
Q. What is the Thompson Harmonizer?

The name of an orchestra group
A kind of guitar
A new super weapon
A type of train