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

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What is Utnapishtim doing at the beginning of this chapter?
(a) Chopping firewood.
(b) Fishing in the Bitter River.
(c) Lying in his hammock on the further shore of the Bitter River.
(d) Eating dinner.

3. Seeing his bravery and his skill in battle, with whom does Ishtar fall in love?
(a) Anu.
(b) Gilgamesh.
(c) Enkidu.
(d) Humbaba.

4. What does Sabitu explain that Gilgamesh will find?
(a) A boat and a boat pilot named Urshanabi.
(b) An island with a man in a hammock.
(c) A high mountain.
(d) A steep cliff.

5. What does Utnapishtim think about Gilgamesh's appearance?
(a) He is upset by it.
(b) He is angered by it.
(c) He is surprised by it.
(d) He is disgusted by it.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Gilgamesh do to the beast?

2. How does Ishtar feel about the elders' plan?

3. Immediately following the slaying of the creature, what happens to Enkidu?

4. What is Gilgamesh's explanation?

5. How does King Gilgamesh surprise his people, regarding this person?

(see the answer key)

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