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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 does the author conclude the word vagina is not, in the Preface?
(a) Safe.
(b) Happy.
(c) Dirty.
(d) Calming.

2. What idea does the workshop discussed in "The Vagina Workshop" want women to go towards?
(a) Becoming better women.
(b) Having sex with other women.
(c) Having sex with their husbands.
(d) Having an orgasm.

3. What is the name of the global movement created by the author to create awareness for women?
(a) C-Day.
(b) D-Day.
(c) B-Day.
(d) V-Day.

4. What does the author describe her flood with when describing a dream she had about it?
(a) Sharks.
(b) Death.
(c) Blood.
(d) Little boats and sea animals.

5. What does a woman describe that her husband does not like about her in the first monologue of the play?
(a) Her breasts.
(b) Her vagina.
(c) Her pubic hair.
(d) Her face.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following is not one of the answers given to the first question the author presents with multiple answers in the book?

2. What does the speaker of "The Flood" say made her resentful for having to talk about her vagina?

3. What does the author say the root causes of violence against women are, in the Introduction?

4. What does the speaker of "...My Mother Slapped Me" say bled into one another around her?

5. Who is the author of the book?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What role did college campuses have in furthering the V-Day movement?

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

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

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

6. How does the speaker in "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" describe her relationship with her vagina?

7. Describe the contents of the "V-Timeline: Ten Years of Vagina Victories" at the end of the book.

8. Describe the plight the transgendered woman faced in "They Beat the Girl out of my Boy...or so they Tried".

9. Describe the nature of the "Spotlight Monologues".

10. How does the author say she believed she was objectifying women in the comments after "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?

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