Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Gilgamesh assure Enkidu?
(a) If he goes to the underworld, Gilgamesh will wait at the gate until they let Enkidu out again.
(b) If he leaves Uruk, Gilgamesh will surely die.
(c) If he goes to the underworld, he goes alone.
(d) If he goes back to the forest, Gilgamesh will send Harim with him.

2. What does Utnapishtim agree to do?
(a) Be kind to Gilgamesh.
(b) Tell Gilgamesh the story of how he became immortal.
(c) Not punish the boatman.
(d) Help Gilgamesh get home.

3. What does Utnapishtim promise to do to the boatman?
(a) Reward him for aiding Gilgamesh on his journey.
(b) Treat him the way he has always treated him.
(c) Punish him who aided Gilgamesh on his journey.
(d) Ignore him.

4. What does Utnapishtim think about Gilgamesh's appearance?
(a) He is surprised by it.
(b) He is upset by it.
(c) He is angered by it.
(d) He is disgusted by it.

5. What does Gilgamesh wonder about Utnapishtim?
(a) If he is immortal.
(b) Why he left Gilgamesh's mother.
(c) Why he lives by the Bitter River.
(d) How did he come to be immortal.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the god Shamash do to the sleeping Enkidu?

2. Is man meant to be immortal?

3. What does Enkidu then hear?

4. What do most of the gods want?

5. How is Gilgamesh treated by Utnapishtim?

(see the answer key)

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