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. What does the speaker of "The Flood" say made her resentful for having to talk about her vagina?
(a) Cancer.
(b) Being raped.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her period.

2. What physical structures does the author say western religions used religious art in the Forward?
(a) Their homes.
(b) The churches.
(c) The stores.
(d) The prisons.

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

4. Which source does the author quote as saying the vagina has a high concentration of nerves?
(a) The New York Times.
(b) Woman: An Intimate Geography.
(c) The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy.
(d) The Women's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets.

5. Whose activist spirit does the author of the Forward describe when discussing her sex organs?
(a) Her children.
(b) Her mother and grandmothers.
(c) Her friends.
(d) Her sisters.

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

7. What does the author say simply having a vagina makes an individual a target for, in the Preface?
(a) Love.
(b) Violence.
(c) Lust.
(d) Unhappiness.

8. What does a woman describe that her husband does not like about her in the first monologue of the play?
(a) Her breasts.
(b) Her face.
(c) Her vagina.
(d) Her pubic hair.

9. Finish the sentence from the end of the Preface in the book, "Practice saying the word, because, as we know, the word is what _____ us and sets us free".
(a) Intimidates.
(b) Provokes.
(c) Propels.
(d) Encourages.

10. What is the name of the speaker's boyfriend in "Because He Liked to Look at It"?
(a) Tim.
(b) Bob.
(c) Dan.
(d) Jim.

11. What idea does the workshop discussed in "The Vagina Workshop" want women to go towards?
(a) Having an orgasm.
(b) Becoming better women.
(c) Having sex with other women.
(d) Having sex with their husbands.

12. How old is the woman described in the introduction to "The Flood" that had never seen her vagina?
(a) 40.
(b) 70.
(c) 50.
(d) 30.

13. What year did the war discussed in the introductions to "My Vagina was a Village" take place?
(a) 1995.
(b) 1988.
(c) 1993.
(d) 1990.

14. What anniversary does the book celebrate for the Vagina Monologue's original publication?
(a) 25th.
(b) 10th.
(c) 5th.
(d) 20th.

15. What does the author describe her flood with when describing a dream she had about it?
(a) Little boats and sea animals.
(b) Blood.
(c) Sharks.
(d) Death.

Short Answer Questions

1. How would the euphemisms used in the opening comments before the play describing the vagina be described?

2. In what year does the investigation of witchcraft discussed in the vagina fact take place?

3. What does the speaker of "My Angry Vagina" say she doesn't want her vagina to be anymore?

4. What region does the newspaper article used in one of the vagina facts say is most susceptible to genital mutilation in women?

5. What word does the author explain her reasoning for using frequently at the beginning of the Preface?

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