Wonder #2840: What Is a Dystopia?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following are NOT likely to be found in a dystopian story?

  1. strict government control
  2. the government censoring the public
  3. people have very little or no privacy
  4. people living in harmony with nature and each other

Question 2 of 3

Anarchy is when . . .

  1. there is no government at all and people fight each other and nature for survival
  2. people are cut off from nature and have no interaction with the natural world
  3. advanced technology is used to control the public or to make life easier for the select few
  4. a strict government enforces one religion for all people

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following statements best describes a dystopia?

  1. a society in which everyone is very happy
  2. a society in which people vote for their leader in regular elections
  3. a society in which most people live unhappy—even miserable—lives
  4. a society in which people work hard but have everything they need

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