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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 sign does the speaker of "The Flood" say she wishes she could hang on her privates?
(a) "Closed Due to Flooding".
(b) "Keep Out".
(c) "Unwanted".
(d) "No Entry".

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

3. What does the speaker of "...My Mother Slapped Me" say began to emerge from other women around her?
(a) A union of souls.
(b) A factual emergence.
(c) A wall of hate.
(d) A wild collective song.

4. Finish the sentence from the end of the Preface in the book, "Practice saying the word, because, as we know, the word is what _____ us and sets us free".
(a) Encourages.
(b) Propels.
(c) Intimidates.
(d) Provokes.

5. In what city was the Vagina Monologues originally presented?
(a) Chicago.
(b) New York City.
(c) Austin.
(d) Los Angeles.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do many of the reactions share in "...My Mother Slapped Me" comment on?

2. What does the speaker of "Because He Liked to Look at It" say was a stimulant for her the most from her boyfriend?

3. When does the author say she was raped, in the Preface?

4. Which of the following items does the speaker of "My Angry Vagina" not describe as being an unpleasant invasion on her vagina?

5. What kind of western religions does the author say recreates the shape of female organs in their architecture?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. How does a woman say she came to accept and enjoy her vagina in "Because he liked to look at it"?

3. What is the purpose of the workshop discussed in "The Vagina Workshop"?

4. Why does the author say she decided to write about the vagina in the introductions of the beginning of the play?

5. How is menstruation discussed in "I Was Twelve, My Mother Slapped Me"?

6. How does the author describe the way rape was used as a weapon of war in Bosnia?

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

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

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

10. How was the last clitoridectomy performed in the United States described in the book?

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