1.Who is Ayn Rand?
~Ayn Rand was a very popular and famous novelist
2.When/where was Rand born?
~February 2, 1905, Saint Petersburg, Russia
3.When/where did she die?
~March 6, 1982, New York City, NY
4.Is Ayn Rand her real name?
~Alisa Zinov’yevna Rosenbaum
5.What novels did Rand write?
~We the living,Anthem, The Fountainhead,Atlas shrugged,Night of January 16th, The early Ayn Rand,Three Plays, etc.
6.What jobs did Rand have while working to become an author?
~ Rand left for Hollywood, hoping to get a job as a screenwriter.
7.Was Rand married?
~Ayn married an actor named Frank O’Connor for 50 years.
8.Did Rand have children?
~She had no kids
9.Who is Nathaniel Branden?
~Ayn began to have an affair with Nathaniel Branden.
10.Who is Leonard Peikoff?
~ Leonard Peikoff was designated by the philosopher Ayn Rand as heir to her estate.
11.What is Objectivism?
~ Objectivism is the philosophy of rational individualism founded by Ayn Rand.
12.What were Rand’s views about Drug abuse?
~ Ayn Rand believes that drug addiction is the attempt to obliterate one’s consciousness, the quest for a deliberately induced insanity.
13. What were her views about Privacy?
~She believed there was a right to privacy
14. What is Rand’s educational background?
~Rand entered the University of Petrograd on October 2, 1921, when she was just 16.
15. What is “tiddlywink music?”
~Basically turn-of-the-century popular music of which there is no equivalent today. Completely joyful, but unserious, unheavy, light-hearted, fast rhythms , etc.
16. What were Rand’s hobbies?
~Ayn Rand collected stamps
17. Although Rand was married, why was she referred to as Ms. Rand?
~During Rand’s lifetime, ‘Mrs.’ might be used with any variation of a woman’s married name, regardless of whether she was currently married, divorced or widowed.
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