1. How does the story of Gilgamesh begin?
(a) With the story of how Gilgamesh gained immortality.
(b) With an account of the geography of his world.
(c) With an account of how Gilgamesh becomes King.
(d) With the story of Gilgamesh's birth.
2. The slightest touch of what waters causes immediate death?
(a) The Euphrates River.
(b) The Swift River.
(c) The Tiber River.
(d) The Bitter River.
3. The people over which Gilgamesh rules as king possess what?
(a) A vast pantheon of gods.
(b) Magical powers.
(c) Many possessions.
(d) Only one god.
4. Of what is Anu god?
(a) The earth.
(c) The skies.
(d) The sea.
5. What is a city of fine houses, magnificent temples, marketplaces, and groves of trees?
6. What is the greatest danger to this city?
(b) The monster Humbaba.
(c) The god Anu.
7. What is the result of the King's request to continue building the walls higher and higher?
(a) Workers are exhausted.
(b) The King monopolizes the time of the men.
(c) Wealth is lost.
(d) A monster becomes angry.
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