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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 states comprise Ecotopia?
(a) Oregon, California, and Nevada.
(b) Washington, Nevada, and Canada.
(c) Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.
(d) Washington, Oregon, and Northern California.

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

3. What does Weston see children hiking through unforgiving country with?
(a) Their gifts.
(b) Heavy backpacks.
(c) Their books.
(d) Their toys.

4. Who do the Ecotopians avoid after the Pacific event?
(a) Weston.
(b) Inga.
(c) Jules.
(d) Marissa.

5. What is the method of thrill-seeking that Weston sees in Ecotopia?
(a) Wrestling.
(b) War games.
(c) Sky diving.
(d) Bungee jumping.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the population size of Ecotopia by the time Weston visits?

2. What do Ecotopians think of travel for business?

3. How long do many of the hikes that the children go on last?

4. What does Weston notice about the streets in the city he explores?

5. What dropped below the death rate in Ecotopia, stabilizing the population?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the hikes children in Ecotopia go on as part of their education.

2. Describe the convenience of transportation in Alviso.

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

4. Describe the Ecotopian lumber industry.

5. What is surprising about the knowledge of a six-year-old child that Weston meets, and what does this say about the Ecotopian education system?

6. Describe living accommodations in San Francisco.

7. Describe the recycling or biodegrading process of plastics in Ecotopia.

8. Describe the primary difference between research in Ecotopia compared to that in America.

9. Describe the streets of Alviso.

10. What is Weston forced to conclude in the last section of the book?

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