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 the girl do when she looks beyond the savagery of this man's appearance to the gentleness of his nature?
(a) She goes to Enkidu.
(b) She smiles at him.
(c) She leaves the forest.
(d) She says hello.

2. What does Gilgamesh know about Harim?
(a) She is Anu's servant.
(b) Her loyalties are with Ishtar.
(c) Her charms will prevail over Enkidu with far more facility than force.
(d) She is in love with Ekidu.

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

4. What does Ishtar threaten to do If her father does not create the creature she requests?
(a) She will leave and never return.
(b) She will marry Gilgamesh.
(c) She will open the doors of the underworld to let the dead rise and outnumber the living.
(d) She will kill him.

5. How does Gilgamesh react to his mother's warning?
(a) He laughs.
(b) He becomes angry.
(c) He cries.
(d) He grows nervous.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do scribes do?

2. Over whom does Anu hesitate to take the side of the common people?

3. How do the citizens feel about Enkido's behavior?

4. Who robs a young hunter's traps?

5. After Harim and Enkidu proceed to the temple, what does the young priestess do?

(see the answer key)

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