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

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Of what is Anu god?
(a) The earth.
(b) The skies.
(c) Love.
(d) The sea.

2. To what is this man compared?
(a) A brother.
(b) A neighbor.
(c) An enemy.
(d) A father.

3. How does the young girl feel when she sees the man?
(a) She is irritated.
(b) She is excited.
(c) She is unsure.
(d) She is terrified.

4. How does the story of Gilgamesh begin?
(a) With the story of how Gilgamesh gained immortality.
(b) With an account of how Gilgamesh becomes King.
(c) With the story of Gilgamesh's birth.
(d) With an account of the geography of his world.

5. Over whom does Anu hesitate to take the side of the common people?
(a) Ishtar.
(b) The elders.
(c) The King.
(d) The other gods.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is a city of fine houses, magnificent temples, marketplaces, and groves of trees?

2. The people over which Gilgamesh rules as king possess what?

3. How does Gilgamesh react to his mother's warning?

4. What does the double-edged axe symbolize?

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

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