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

2. What does Utnapishtim agree to do?
(a) Help Gilgamesh get home.
(b) Not punish the boatman.
(c) Be kind to Gilgamesh.
(d) Tell Gilgamesh the story of how he became immortal.

3. Who orders the gatekeeper to open the door to the underworld for Gilgamesh?
(a) Anu.
(b) Enil.
(c) Ea
(d) Shamash.

4. With the return of the two heroes, what happens in Uruk?
(a) An earthquake.
(b) Work on the wall continues.
(c) The gods arrive.
(d) A holiday is declared.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who blesses Utnapishtim and his wife, making them immortal?

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

3. Why does Gilgamesh lament to Utnapishtim?

4. Why is Urshanabi banished from the place for all time?

5. What does Utnapishtim think about Gilgamesh's appearance?

(see the answer key)

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