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

2. How does King Gilgamesh surprise his people, regarding this person?
(a) He plans to fight Aruru.
(b) He does not offer to fight Enkidu himself.
(c) He will marry Ishtar.
(d) He does not want to fight Anu alone.

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

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

5. For how long does Enkidu sleep?
(a) Fourteen days.
(b) Fifteen days.
(c) Twelve days.
(d) Thirtten days.

Short Answer Questions

1. Can one become immortal by feats of daring alone?

2. How does the goddess Ishtar feel about what has taken place?

3. Is man meant to be immortal?

4. What is the greatest danger to this city?

5. What does Enkidu refuse to do?

(see the answer key)

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