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

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Sabitu ask Gilgamesh about his appearance?
(a) Why is is so dirty.
(b) Why he is still so handsome after his travels.
(c) Why is seems so tired.
(d) Why he is dressed in animal skins and why his skin appears as if it is badly burnt.

2. What bird is sent out and does not return?
(a) A crow.
(b) A crane.
(c) A dove.
(d) A swallow.

3. Who robs a young hunter's traps?
(a) Ishtar.
(b) Anu.
(c) Enkidu.
(d) Aruru.

4. Why does Gilgamesh lift a stone and throw it down onto the boat?
(a) He does not know what to do.
(b) He hopes to wake the boatman.
(c) He is afraid of the boatman.
(d) He is unable to control his impatient anger.

5. What does Enkidu resolve to do?
(a) Stop Gilgamesh.
(b) Accompany his friend and to make the needed sacrifice.
(c) Leave Gilgamesh and his new life.
(d) Meet with the gods.

Short Answer Questions

1. Utnapishtim does as he has been told by Ea while the other citizens of Shuruppak do what?

2. How does the wild man find himself when sitting beside the young priestess?

3. Why do the hunter and his father head to the city?

4. What ensues between these two men?

5. What eclipses even the entry of the wild man?

(see the answer key)

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