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 author say the root causes of violence against women are, in the Introduction?
(a) Unchanged.
(b) Strong.
(c) Hindered.
(d) Powerful.

2. What does the author say it is difficult for a woman to actually do in regards to her vagina in the opening comments before the play?
(a) Feel it.
(b) See it.
(c) Smell it.
(d) Understand it.

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

4. What reaction very rarely occurs in the reactions shared in "...My Mother Slapped Me"?
(a) Disgust.
(b) Fear.
(c) Anger.
(d) Joy.

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

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

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

8. Which of the following objects were not used to rape women in war zones, according to "My Vagina was a Village"?
(a) Fingers.
(b) Broom handles.
(c) Guns.
(d) Penises.

9. What does the speaker of "...My Mother Slapped Me" say bled into one another around her?
(a) Voices of rape victims.
(b) Voices of women.
(c) Voices of men.
(d) Voices of mothers and daughters.

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

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

12. When does the author say she was raped, in the Preface?
(a) As a young woman.
(b) She was never raped.
(c) As a teenager.
(d) As a child.

13. Which of the following is not one of the answers given to the second question the author presents with multiple answers in the book?
(a) Find me.
(b) Brave choice.
(c) Who are you.
(d) I'm here.

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

15. How does the speaker of "The Vagina Monologue" describe her first real orgasm?
(a) Sadly.
(b) Angrily.
(c) Happily.
(d) Poetically.

Short Answer Questions

1. 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?

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

3. How are the side effects to the invasive genital surgeries performed on many women described?

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

5. What kind of accent does the speaker of the monologue "The Flood" have?

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