The City Planners - Maraget Atwood

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the mood of this poem

    • A.

      Chill and Relaxed

    • B.

      Energetic and Fun

    • C.

      Intensive and Fast-Paced

    • D.

      Dark and Horrific

    Correct Answer
    A. Chill and Relaxed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chill and Relaxed because the poem is likely to have a calm and laid-back tone. The words "Chill" and "Relaxed" suggest a sense of tranquility and leisure, indicating that the mood of the poem is likely to be soothing and peaceful.

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  • 2. 

    What climate and month does the poem take place

    • A.

      January - Snowy and frosty

    • B.

      August - Dry and sunny

    • C.

      April - Leafy and cloudy

    Correct Answer
    B. August - Dry and sunny
    Explanation
    The poem takes place in August, which is characterized by dry and sunny weather. This suggests that the setting of the poem is during the summer season when the weather is typically warm and devoid of rain. The mention of dry and sunny conditions in August creates an image of a bright and hot atmosphere, which may have an impact on the overall tone and mood of the poem.

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  • 3. 

    Currently, the poet in surburbia is trying her best to _____ hysteria

    Correct Answer
    avoid
    Explanation
    The poet in suburbia is making an effort to prevent or steer clear of hysteria. This suggests that there may be a presence of hysteria in the surroundings or within the poet's own experiences. By avoiding it, the poet may be trying to maintain a sense of calm or stability in their life and work. This could also imply that the poet wants to distance themselves from the chaos and frenzy that hysteria can bring, in order to focus on their creative process and maintain a sense of control.

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  • 4. 

    What are all the things people are trying to avoid in Surburbia

    • A.

      Insanity

    • B.

      The extremely hot sky

    • C.

      The surplus of oil

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Insanity
    B. The extremely hot sky
    C. The surplus of oil
    Explanation
    In Surburbia, people are trying to avoid insanity, the extremely hot sky, and the surplus of oil. This suggests that these are undesirable or unfavorable conditions that people want to steer clear of in this particular location. Insanity refers to mental instability or madness, which people generally try to avoid for their well-being. The extremely hot sky implies scorching weather conditions that may be uncomfortable or even dangerous. The surplus of oil suggests an excess supply of oil, which can have negative consequences such as environmental pollution or economic instability.

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  • 5. 

    In reality, people should not spend time on products, materials, possesions or people considered ____,  This is because with time they will become a thing of the past.

    Correct Answer(s)
    in
    cool
    trendy
    Explanation
    The correct answer options for the question are "in," "cool," and "trendy." These words are used to describe something that is currently popular or fashionable. The statement suggests that people should not invest their time in things or people that are considered trendy or fashionable because over time, these things will become outdated or no longer popular.

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  • 6. 

    Even though the above is the reality, people often ______ this since they are too obsessed with the latest trend

    Correct Answer(s)
    ignore
    neglect
    forget
    Explanation
    The correct answer options, ignore, neglect, and forget, all suggest a lack of attention or consideration towards the reality mentioned in the statement. People tend to disregard or overlook the reality because they are overly focused on following the latest trend.

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  • 7. 

    The supposedly 'insane' ones in the poem are 

    • A.

      The Politicians

    • B.

      The narrator herself!

    • C.

      The civilians

    • D.

      The animals

    Correct Answer
    A. The Politicians
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Politicians. This is because the poem refers to the supposedly 'insane' ones, implying that there is a perception or belief that politicians are insane. This suggests that the actions or behavior of politicians are seen as irrational or crazy by some people. The other options, such as the narrator herself, the civilians, and the animals, are not specifically mentioned in relation to being 'insane' in the poem.

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  • 8. 

    In reality, Politicians are extremley

    • A.

      Shrewd and Cunning

    • B.

      Nice and Down To Earth

    • C.

      Vibrant and Flamboyant

    • D.

      Violent and Dangerous

    Correct Answer
    A. Shrewd and Cunning
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Shrewd and Cunning." This implies that politicians are clever and crafty in their actions and decisions. They are often strategic and manipulative in order to achieve their goals and gain power. This characteristic is commonly associated with politicians as they navigate the complexities of politics and strive to maintain their position and influence.

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  • 9. 

    The underlying educational lesson (YES, there is an educational lession for those savvy enough to comprehend it!) is

    • A.

      How politicians can be extremely corrupt

    • B.

      This poem is trying to improve the general attitude of suburb life

    • C.

      The reality of real estate

    • D.

      How we should NEVER obsess over current fads or trends

    Correct Answer
    C. The reality of real estate
    Explanation
    This poem is likely discussing the reality of real estate. It may be exploring the challenges and complexities of the real estate industry, highlighting the potential for corruption or unethical practices. The poem could be shedding light on the darker side of real estate and encouraging readers to be aware of the realities and not be easily swayed by trends or fads in the market.

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  • 10. 

    What seems to be the future of Surburbia

    • A.

      Snow

    • B.

      Catastrophic Natural Disaster

    • C.

      Political threat

    • D.

      Drought

    Correct Answer
    A. Snow
    Explanation
    The future of suburbia seems to be impacted by snow. This suggests that snowfall and its consequences will play a significant role in shaping the future of suburban areas. It implies that snowstorms, snow accumulation, and related issues such as transportation disruptions, power outages, and property damages may have a substantial impact on suburban communities and their development.

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