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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How does Ishtar feel about the elders' plan?
(a) She agrees with it.
(b) She disagrees with it.
(c) She is unsure about it.
(d) She agrees with it at first.

3. What is the greatest danger to this city?
(a) The god Anu.
(b) Earthquakes.
(c) Floods.
(d) The monster Humbaba.

4. What happens at that moment?
(a) He dies.
(b) He falls asleep.
(c) He calls for his mother.
(d) He awakes.

5. In three days, what have Gilgamesh and Enkidu done?
(a) They have returned to the forest.
(b) They have reached the massive cedar gate that leads the way to Humbaba.
(c) They ahve enjoyed days of festivities.
(d) They have completed the wall.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Ninsun ask her son to do?

2. Why does Gilgamesh believe he is invincible?

3. What does the girl do when she looks beyond the savagery of this man's appearance to the gentleness of his nature?

4. Why do the elders suggest that a man be created?

5. How does the man respond to the girl?

(see the answer key)

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