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

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

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

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

5. What kind of procedures were performed on orgasmic women who were deemed to have medical problems?
(a) Safe.
(b) Invasive.
(c) Light.
(d) Torturous.

Short Answer Questions

1. What idea does the workshop discussed in "The Vagina Workshop" want women to go towards?

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

3. How does the speaker of "The Vagina Workshop" describe her orgasms before the workshop?

4. Where was the author shocked to discover many rapes taking place in the introductions to "My Vagina was a Village"?

5. In what city was the Vagina Monologues originally presented?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. How is the woman's dream about a flood described in her monologue?

3. What information does the statistic about African women teach us about genital mutilation?

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

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

6. What conclusion does the woman who is made to shave her private parts come to regarding the purpose of genital hair in "Hair"?

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

8. How does the narrator describe her first flood in the monologue of the same title?

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

10. How were orgasmic women in the 19th century treated, according to the "Women's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets"?

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