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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What region does the newspaper article used in one of the vagina facts say is most susceptible to genital mutilation in women?
(a) Germany.
(b) Eastern Europe.
(c) Russia.
(d) Africa.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does the vagina fact quote from when discussing women's roles in the witch trials?

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

3. What is the name of the speaker's boyfriend in "Because He Liked to Look at It"?

4. For what type of venue was the Vagina Monologues originally written?

5. What does the author describe her flood with when describing a dream she had about it?

Short Essay Questions

1. How are the original stage presentations of the Vagina Monologue described, after it was first written?

2. How does a woman describe the hair around her vagina and its role in her relationship with her husband in the monologue "Hair"?

3. How does the author describe the affects of being raped as a child?

4. How does the narrator of "The Vagina Workshop" describe her first deliberate orgasm?

5. What is the nature of the author's discussion of the vagina at the beginning of the Preface?

6. How does the author describe a 'wild collective song' in "I was Twelve, My Mother Slapped Me"?

7. What is the nature of the answers given to the question "If your vagina got dressed what would it wear"?

8. What does the author share about the ties of female genitalia to witchcraft in one of the vagina facts?

9. Describe Gloria Steinem's discussion about female genitalia in the beginning of the Foreword.

10. Why does the author believe simply having a vagina makes someone a target for violence?

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