The Vagina Monologues Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Eve Ensler
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was the last female patient to have a clitoral removal in the United States?
(a) 30.
(b) 20.
(c) 10.
(d) 5.

2. What does the movement created by the author aim to raise awareness of and bring an end to?
(a) Genocide in Africa.
(b) The spread of AIDS.
(c) Incest.
(d) Violence against women.

3. What does the woman discussed in the introduction to "The Flood" do when she finally finds her clitoris?
(a) Smiles.
(b) Cries.
(c) Laughs.
(d) Yells.

4. What word does the author explain her reasoning for using frequently at the beginning of the Preface?
(a) Angry.
(b) Empowerment.
(c) Vagina.
(d) Woman.

5. In what century were orgasmic women said to have medical problems in the United States?
(a) 18th.
(b) 19th.
(c) 17th.
(d) 20th.

6. What is the name of the global movement created by the author to create awareness for women?
(a) V-Day.
(b) D-Day.
(c) C-Day.
(d) B-Day.

7. What does the author conclude the word vagina is not, in the Preface?
(a) Calming.
(b) Safe.
(c) Happy.
(d) Dirty.

8. Where does the vagina fact quote from when discussing women's roles in the witch trials?
(a) The Women's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets.
(b) Woman: An Intimate Geography.
(c) The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy.
(d) The New York Times.

9. Complete the following sentence from the Preface in the book, "[Vaginas] become part of our bodies, connected to our minds, fueling our _____".
(a) Happiness.
(b) Spirits.
(c) Lives.
(d) Journey.

10. Why does a woman claim her husband started "screwing around" in the first monologue of the play?
(a) She gained weight.
(b) She didn't please him sexually.
(c) She cheated on him.
(d) She had children.

11. In what city was the Vagina Monologues originally presented?
(a) Los Angeles.
(b) New York City.
(c) Austin.
(d) Chicago.

12. What age group are the women that are first discussed in the introduction to "The Flood"?
(a) Early 20s.
(b) 30s.
(c) 60s and older.
(d) 40s.

13. Which of the following items does the speaker of "My Angry Vagina" not describe as being an unpleasant invasion on her vagina?
(a) Penises.
(b) Tampons.
(c) Gynecologists.
(d) Fingers.

14. Who is the noted feminist that writes in the Forward of the book?
(a) Margaret Sanger.
(b) Gloria Steinem.
(c) Lucy Stone.
(d) Eve Ensler.

15. What kind of procedures were performed on orgasmic women who were deemed to have medical problems?
(a) Invasive.
(b) Safe.
(c) Torturous.
(d) Light.

Short Answer Questions

1. What anniversary does the book celebrate for the Vagina Monologue's original publication?

2. What do the workshop participants in "The Vagina Workshop" try to become with their vaginas?

3. What does the author say simply having a vagina makes an individual a target for, in the Preface?

4. What does the author say triggered change in the view of women across the world?

5. What newspaper does the author quote the statistic about a certain region's women who were more susceptible to genital mutilation?

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