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 are the side effects to the invasive genital surgeries performed on many women described?
(a) Pain free.
(b) Harmful but able to heal.
(c) Painful and life threatening.
(d) Safe.

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

3. What weapon of war does the author wish to raise awareness of in the introductions to "My Vagina was a Village"?
(a) Murder.
(b) Rape.
(c) Torture.
(d) Kidnapping.

4. What sign does the speaker of "The Flood" say she wishes she could hang on her privates?
(a) "Keep Out".
(b) "No Entry".
(c) "Closed Due to Flooding".
(d) "Unwanted".

5. What kind of accent does the speaker of the monologue "The Vagina Workshop" have?
(a) English.
(b) French.
(c) Midwestern.
(d) Southern.

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

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

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

9. What does the speaker of "My Angry Vagina" say she doesn't want her vagina to be anymore?
(a) Sad.
(b) Angry.
(c) Upset.
(d) Happy.

10. Apart from having their clitorises removed, what does a newspaper article say was also a common surgery involved in genital mutilation?
(a) Placing a chastity belt on them.
(b) Placing a metal plate in them.
(c) Sewing their vagina shut.
(d) Tying their tubes.

11. Who manipulates a woman into shaving her pubic hair in the first monologue of the play?
(a) Her therapist.
(b) Her gynocologist.
(c) Her sister.
(d) Her husband.

12. What kind of western religions does the author say recreates the shape of female organs in their architecture?
(a) Domineering.
(b) Compassionate.
(c) Matriarchal.
(d) Patriarchal.

13. What is the first question the author presents with multiple answers in the book?
(a) "If your vagina could talk, what would it say".
(b) "What does a vagina smell like".
(c) "If your vagina had a name, what would it be".
(d) "If your vagina got dressed, what would it wear".

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

15. What type of jewel does the speaker of "My Angry Vagina" say her vagina should be wearing?
(a) Emeralds.
(b) Rubies.
(c) Opals.
(d) Diamonds.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the author call to make active transformations in the fight against violence towards women?

2. What does the speaker of "My Vagina was a Village" describe her vagina as before the war?

3. What does the author conclude the word vagina is not, in the Preface?

4. Which of the following descriptions does the speaker of "Because He Liked to Look at It" not use to describe her boyfriend's admiration of her privates?

5. How does the speaker of "The Flood" first react about talking about "down there"?

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