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

Ernest Callenbach
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do Ecotopian sports revolve around?
(a) Teams.
(b) Winning.
(c) Participants.
(d) Crowds.

2. What kind of plastics are made at low cost with short lifespans in Ecotopia?
(a) Biodegradable plastics.
(b) Petroleum plastics.
(c) Purist plastics.
(d) Wetsuit plastics.

3. What kinds of climates can the wetsuit-like garment that Weston buys be used in?
(a) Cold weather.
(b) Hot and cold weather.
(c) Muggy weather.
(d) Hot weather.

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

5. What movement in Ecotopia wants to abandon plastics completely?
(a) Coal.
(b) Purist.
(c) Petroleum.
(d) Metal.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does William Weston do for a living?

2. How do most Ecotopians get around?

3. Who does Weston meet on the train?

4. What have the skyscrapers that Weston sees been converted into, in the city he explores?

5. What kinds of trolleys does Weston see in the city he explores?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the initial black conflict in Ecotopia and the results.

2. Describe the three-stage program that the Ecotopians have to lower population growth.

3. Describe home energy systems in Ecotopia.

4. What is the difference between Ecotopian and American plastics?

5. Describe how Ecotopia initially deals with business owners and upper management fleeing the country soon after Independence.

6. Describe the Ecotopian method of mature tree cutting and Weston's observations.

7. Describe the policy of work and play in Ecotopia.

8. Describe Weston and Marissa's interactions after they visit the extrusion factory and discuss their feelings.

9. Describe the two popular methods of making plastics employed in Ecotopia.

10. Describe the incident that has Ecotopians glued to their television sets and how they respond.

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