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