Characteristics of a Dystopian Society


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A dystopian society is one marked by:

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1. Which of the following is the opposite of dystopia?

2. All the following are characteristics of a dystopian society EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet looks at the traits of dystopian societies. You'll be tested on your knowledge of these characteristics as well as related examples and terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet contains questions addressing:

  • The qualities that mark dystopian societies
  • The opposite of dystopia
  • Societal examples

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding to match a description of a society with the corresponding term
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can differentiate between characteristics that do and do not apply to dystopian societies
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the term signifying the opposite of a dystopia

Additional Learning

To further study dystopian societies, you can review the accompanying lesson titled Characteristics of a Dystopian Society. This lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with examples of dystopian societies in literature and film
  • Review the way propaganda is used within dystopian societies
  • Explore the value in the discussion of dystopian societies