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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens after eleven days and nights of this leg of Gilgamesh's journey?
(a) He sees Anu.
(b) He see a trace of light.
(c) He meets Enkidu.
(d) He is in complete darkness.

2. What does one of the scorpion-men do upon seeing Gilgamesh?
(a) He tells him to turn around and go home.
(b) He attempts to kill him.
(c) He bows down to his King.
(d) He asks his identity.

3. What is the adventure the King proposes?
(a) Killing the monster Humbaba.
(b) Traveling to the underworld.
(c) Dragon hunting.
(d) A trip around the world.

4. What does Ninsun do at the temple?
(a) She prays to the god Ishtar.
(b) She prays to the god Aruru.
(c) She prays to the god Shamash.
(d) She prays to the god Anu.

5. Looking up at the towering peaks, what does Gilgamesh wonder?
(a) If the gods live on the tops of the peaks.
(b) Where Enkidu.
(c) If he has truly reached the mountains, whose peaks touch the heavens, and whose foundations reach into the bowels of the earth.
(d) How he will make it to the top.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Gilgamesh do for many days and nights?

2. How does the scorpion man's wife reply?

3. What does Gilgamesh know about Harim?

4. How does Enlil feel about Shamash's pity for mankind?

5. Who robs a young hunter's traps?

(see the answer key)

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