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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. Can one become immortal by feats of daring alone?
(a) No.
(b) Yes.
(c) Maybe.
(d) Sometimes.

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

3. What request is Gilgamesh unable to do?
(a) Find Enkidu.
(b) Stay awake for seven days and nights.
(c) Chop down enough straight poles.
(d) Keep from becoming angry.

4. What happens when both Gilgamesh and Urshanabi take a morsel of the plant?
(a) They are happier than they ever imagined they could be.
(b) They become immortal.
(c) They suddenly feel all heaviness drop from their limbs.
(d) They become violently ill.

5. What does Enkidu then hear?
(a) The laughter of the other gods.
(b) The angry voices of the other gods.
(c) The cries of the other gods.
(d) The screams of the other gods.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Gilgamesh treated by Utnapishtim?

2. What happens to Enkidu?

3. Unable to revive his friend, what does Gilgamesh do?

4. What does Gilgamesh reason?

5. What does Gilgamesh wonder about Utnapishtim?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Gilgamesh respond to this dream? What happens to Enkidu?

2. What must Gilgamesh do to reach Utnapishtim?

3. What does the scorpion-man urge Gilgamesh to do? How does Gilgamesh respond?

4. How does Sabitu react after Gilgamesh tells his story?

5. What does the King do when he sees Uruk?

6. How does the wine maiden, Sabitu, react to Gilgamesh's appearance?

7. How does Utnapishtim's wife describe Gilgamesh?

8. What happens when Gilgamesh reaches the Mountains of Mashu?

9. After Gilgamesh tells his story, how does Utnapishtim respond?

10. Of what does Sabitu remind Gilgamesh?

(see the answer keys)

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