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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Looking up at the towering peaks, what does Gilgamesh wonder?
(a) How he will make it to the top.
(b) If he has truly reached the mountains, whose peaks touch the heavens, and whose foundations reach into the bowels of the earth.
(c) Where Enkidu.
(d) If the gods live on the tops of the peaks.
2. What does Sabitu do after he thanks her?
(a) She laughs at him.
(b) She points him toward the Bitter River.
(c) She shoves him out the door.
(d) She ignores him.
3. What does the scorpion-man describe to Gilgamesh?
(a) The perils of passing through the caverns.
(b) The path to take.
(c) The terain of the surrounding land.
(d) His ancestors.
4. How does Gilgamesh react to his mother's warning?
(a) He cries.
(b) He laughs.
(c) He grows nervous.
(d) He becomes angry.
5. In his dream, what is Gilgamesh doing?
(a) Walking through the streets of Uruk.
(b) Speaking to his people.
(c) Walking through the forest.
(d) Eating dinner.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Enkido do when Gilgamesh attempts to enter?
2. What should Gilgamesh not do?
3. What does the scorpion-man urge Gilgamesh to do?
4. Into what does Enkidu eventually force Gilgamesh?
5. What does Ninsun ask the god Shamash?
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