The Vagina Monologues Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What are the ideals that the speaker of "My Angry Vagina" would like on a trip to the doctor's office?
(a) Softness and gentleness.
(b) Niceness.
(c) Excitedness.
(d) Hardness.

3. What is the title of the first monologue in the book?
(a) "Hair".
(b) "I Was There in the Room".
(c) "My Angry Vagina".
(d) "Crooked Braid".

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

5. What was the purpose of removing the clitoris in the United States, when it was still performed?
(a) To prevent pregnancy.
(b) To punish women.
(c) To cure rape.
(d) To cure masturbation.

6. In what year does the investigation of witchcraft discussed in the vagina fact take place?
(a) 1605.
(b) 1765.
(c) 1593.
(d) 1650.

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

8. What does the speaker of "My Vagina was a Village" describe her vagina as before the war?
(a) A heart.
(b) A wet water village.
(c) A safety net.
(d) A harbor.

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

10. How would the quote used at the beginning of "The Vagina Workshop" be described?
(a) Sad.
(b) Factual.
(c) Stark.
(d) Poetic.

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

12. Who advises the woman in the introduction to "The Flood", who had never seen her vagina, to take time and find her clitoris?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Her therapist.
(c) Her girlfriend.
(d) Her gynocologist.

13. What does the author say triggered change in the view of women across the world?
(a) Activities.
(b) Informational pamphlets.
(c) Speeches.
(d) Debates.

14. How old is the speaker of the monologue discussing when her mother slapped her?
(a) 20.
(b) 14.
(c) 16.
(d) 12.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who is the noted feminist that writes in the Forward of the book?

3. 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?

4. How does the speaker of "The Vagina Monologue" describe her first real orgasm?

5. What reaction very rarely occurs in the reactions shared in "...My Mother Slapped Me"?

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