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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Utnapishtim demand to know about the stranger?
(a) Why he does not go home.
(b) If he is a King.
(c) His identity and how he came to be there.
(d) If he is intelligent.
2. What does this god ask Gilgamesh?
(a) Why he has not found Enkidu.
(b) Where he has been.
(c) How he came to be here in the garden, so gaunt and disheveled.
(d) Why he does not turn back.
3. Why does Gilgamesh lament to Utnapishtim?
(a) He realizes that his quest is, indeed, hopeless.
(b) He realizes that Utnapishtim wants nothing to do with him.
(c) He realizes he can become immortal.
(d) He realizes that his quest will be much longer than expected.
4. What does Gilgamesh wonder about Utnapishtim?
(a) If he is immortal.
(b) Why he lives by the Bitter River.
(c) Why he left Gilgamesh's mother.
(d) How did he come to be immortal.
5. What does Utnapishtim think about Gilgamesh's response?
(a) He is surprised.
(b) He is saddened.
(c) He is pleased.
(d) He is displeased.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Gilgamesh reason?
2. What does the wife of Utnapishtim urge her husband to give Gilgamesh?
3. What does Urshanabi offer Gilgamesh?
4. What does Urshanabi feel for Gilgamesh?
5. Why does she feel this way about Gilgamesh?
Short Essay Questions
1. What option does Urshanabi offer Gilgamesh?
2. What does Ea give Utnapishtim? Why?
3. How does Gilgamesh lose the magic weed?
4. What happens when Gilgamesh reaches the Mountains of Mashu?
5. How does Sabitu react after Gilgamesh tells his story?
6. Of what does Sabitu remind Gilgamesh?
7. What does Utnapishtim agree to tell Gilgamesh?
8. Why is the crow sent out? Why does it not return?
9. How long does the storm last? What happens when the water begins to recede?
10. What takes place in Enkidu's dream?
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