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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Gilgamesh know about Harim?
(a) She is Anu's servant.
(b) She is in love with Ekidu.
(c) Her charms will prevail over Enkidu with far more facility than force.
(d) Her loyalties are with Ishtar.

2. How does the goddess Ishtar feel about what has taken place?
(a) She is beside herself with rage.
(b) She is besider herself with happiness.
(c) She is beside herself with saddness.
(d) She is besider herself with anxiety.

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

4. How do the citizens feel about Enkido's behavior?
(a) Worried.
(b) Excited.
(c) Appalled.
(d) Angry.

5. In what do Gilgamesh and Enkidu take part?
(a) A festival.
(b) A feast.
(c) Various contests and feats of strength.
(d) A dance.

6. After Harim and Enkidu proceed to the temple, what does the young priestess do?
(a) She brings him into the temple.
(b) She leaves Enkidu at the gate.
(c) She sends him in alone.
(d) She speaks to Ishtar.

7. What do scribes do?
(a) They write stories of the men's adventures on papyrus.
(b) They engrave the stories onto stone or press the letters into wet clay.
(c) They tell the stories of the King and Enkidu on the walls of a tomb.
(d) They teach Enkidu how to write.

8. In three days, what have Gilgamesh and Enkidu done?
(a) They ahve enjoyed days of festivities.
(b) They have reached the massive cedar gate that leads the way to Humbaba.
(c) They have completed the wall.
(d) They have returned to the forest.

9. Who robs a young hunter's traps?
(a) Anu.
(b) Ishtar.
(c) Enkidu.
(d) Aruru.

10. What is the greatest danger to this city?
(a) The god Anu.
(b) Floods.
(c) The monster Humbaba.
(d) Earthquakes.

11. For how long do the two companions grapple with the beast?
(a) A few moments.
(b) Hours.
(c) Thirty minutes.
(d) One hour.

12. When Harim enters the forest, by what is she charmed?
(a) The smells of nature.
(b) Enkidu.
(c) The animals and leaves and broken sunlight of the forest.
(d) The peace and quiet.

13. What is this dream, according to Gilgamesh's mother?
(a) A sign of what good is to come.
(b) An evil portent.
(c) Caused by the large meal he had the night before.
(d) Just a dream.

14. What happens as Harim leads Enkidu into Uruk?
(a) He is ignored.
(b) He is besieged by curious onlookers.
(c) He is taunted.
(d) He is captured.

15. What is the young priestess's worry?
(a) Enkidu will betray her.
(b) Enkidu will be treated no better than a captive animal.
(c) Enkidu will become violent in town.
(d) Enkidu will be treated like a King.

Short Answer Questions

1. Does Gilgamesh agree to this?

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

3. At the Temple of Ishtar, the citizens of Uruk will finally do what?

4. What must Gilgamesh do for Ishtar?

5. What do the elders request of Enkidu?

(see the answer keys)

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