Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do the people who meet Weston ask him to do?
(a) Forget the message to Washington.
(b) Repeat the message from Washington.
(c) Publicize the message from Washington.
(d) Send a message to Washington.

2. What do all the plastics in Ecotopia do?
(a) Recycle or degrade.
(b) Melt or harden.
(c) Freeze or solidify.
(d) Burn or cinder.

3. What do the Ecotopians use that actually causes less damage to the ground than an ox and cart team?
(a) Bulldozers.
(b) Horse and buggy.
(c) Big electric tractors.
(d) Steam engines.

4. Who are the healthiest people, on average, in the whole world, according to Weston?
(a) Americans.
(b) Ecotopians.
(c) Maori.
(d) Swedes.

5. Who does Weston get to talk to after the game?
(a) The injured man and an elderly man.
(b) The dribbler and the defense.
(c) The referee and point guard.
(d) The punter and the shooter.

6. What does Weston think of the room he gets to sleep in at the beginning of the book?
(a) Modern and sleek.
(b) Nice, but old-fashioned.
(c) Big and comfortable.
(d) Dirty and worn out.

7. What does Weston notice about the streams near the lumber camps?
(a) They are swelling.
(b) They are muddy.
(c) They are low.
(d) They are not muddy.

8. What is cheaper in the long run than clear-cutting, according to Ecotopians?
(a) Little shoot capturing.
(b) Photosynthetic regeneration.
(c) Mature tree cutting.
(d) Sapling planting.

9. What does Weston think the American sports enthusiast will feel about Ecotopian sports?
(a) Dull.
(b) Fascinating.
(c) Fast.
(d) Challenging.

10. What does Weston buy in the city he explores?
(a) Food.
(b) Clothes.
(c) Rings.
(d) Car.

11. What does Weston realize that Ecotopians love?
(a) Films.
(b) War.
(c) Money.
(d) Nature.

12. What does the train that Weston takes run on?
(a) Vegetable oil.
(b) Magnetic rails.
(c) Oil fumes.
(d) Petroleum.

13. How are the streets of the minicity recognizable?
(a) Numbers.
(b) Height.
(c) Names.
(d) Colors.

14. What connects the skyscrapers that Weston sees in the city he explores?
(a) Fences.
(b) Chains.
(c) Bulldozers.
(d) Catwalks.

15. What is abundant in the water in the bay of the minicity?
(a) Navy seals.
(b) Sailboats.
(c) Oil rigs.
(d) Fish.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was legalized that helped reduce population growth?

2. What does Weston notice happens during the game?

3. What does Weston dream about the night after he watches the game?

4. What kind of factory does Weston explore in the minicity?

5. What is the name of the presiding political party in Ecotopia?

(see the answer keys)

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