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

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. What should Gilgamesh not do?
(a) Be near Endiku.
(b) Speak to Ishtar.
(c) Walk the streets or approach the Temple of Ishtar.
(d) Leave his home.

4. What do the elders request of Enkidu?
(a) He must leave the city.
(b) He must accompany Gilgamesh.
(c) He must stop Gilgamesh.
(d) He must talk to the gods.

5. At the Temple of Ishtar, the citizens of Uruk will finally do what?
(a) Pray to Ishtar.
(b) Choose a bride for their king, Gilgamesh.
(c) Ask Ishtar for guidance.
(d) Destroy the temple.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do Gilgamesh and Enkidu do when Ishtar calls the gods to battle against them?

2. What happens when Enkidu hurries to the Temple of Ishtar to look for Harim?

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

4. What do scribes do?

5. What is the greatest danger to this city?

(see the answer key)

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