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. What does Utnapishtim promise to do to the boatman?
(a) Reward him for aiding Gilgamesh on his journey.
(b) Treat him the way he has always treated him.
(c) Ignore him.
(d) Punish him who aided Gilgamesh on his journey.

2. Why does she feel this way about Gilgamesh?
(a) He has wild and unkempt looks.
(b) He came upon her very quietly.
(c) He is very handsome.
(d) He has disturbed her peace.

3. Gilgamesh must traverse the deep caverns beneath the Mountains of Mashu in order to reach whom?
(a) Shamash.
(b) Siva.
(c) Utnapishtim.
(d) Shiva.

4. What is the adventure the King proposes?
(a) Dragon hunting.
(b) Killing the monster Humbaba.
(c) Traveling to the underworld.
(d) A trip around the world.

5. Why does Gilgamesh believe he is invincible?
(a) He is very smart.
(b) He is a god.
(c) He is very strong.
(d) He is two parts god and only one part man.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do singers do?

2. Why does Gilgamesh lament to Utnapishtim?

3. What does Utnapishtim begin at the beginning of this chapter?

4. What bird is sent out and does not return?

5. How does Gilgamesh react to his mother's warning?

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