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

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Of what does Utnapishtim tell Gilgamesh?
(a) A magic bush that grows on a cliff.
(b) A magic weed that grows at the bottom of the Bitter River.
(c) A magic flower that grows in a nearby field.
(d) A magic tree that grows on the banks of the Bitter River.

3. Of what does Sabitu remind the King?
(a) The floods.
(b) The deadly Bitter River.
(c) The earthquakes.
(d) The Mashu Mountains.

4. What does Utnapishtim think about Gilgamesh's response?
(a) He is surprised.
(b) He is pleased.
(c) He is displeased.
(d) He is saddened.

5. Why does the young priestess do this?
(a) In order that he might meet Ishtar.
(b) In order to be away from him.
(c) In order that she might adorn herself for the upcoming ceremony.
(d) In order that Ishtar find favor in him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Gilgamesh beg Enkidu to do?

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

3. What is done with the entrails?

4. Of what does Chapter Nine mark the beginning?

5. What is the adventure the King proposes?

(see the answer key)

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