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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. At first, how does the wine maiden Sabitu feel about Gilgamesh?
(a) She is frightened.
(b) She is surprised.
(c) She is angry.
(d) She is excited.

2. Why does Gilgamesh lament to Utnapishtim?
(a) He realizes that Utnapishtim wants nothing to do with him.
(b) He realizes he can become immortal.
(c) He realizes that his quest is, indeed, hopeless.
(d) He realizes that his quest will be much longer than expected.

3. What does the scorpion-man describe to Gilgamesh?
(a) The terain of the surrounding land.
(b) His ancestors.
(c) The perils of passing through the caverns.
(d) The path to take.

4. How does the wife of Utnapishtim describe Gilgamesh?
(a) As a young man, thin and haggered, but otherwise like to she and her husband.
(b) A stranger.
(c) As an odd looking man.
(d) A filthy mess.

5. What does Gilgamesh spot?
(a) The island with the man in a hammock.
(b) The boat that is to carry him across.
(c) The mountain he must climb.
(d) The cliff off which he must jump.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Sabitu ask Gilgamesh about his appearance?

2. How does the King respond?

3. Where do the two decide to rest and sleep?

4. What does Urshanabi feel for Gilgamesh?

5. Where does Utnapishtim order the boatman to take Gilgamesh?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. How does Utnapishtim's wife describe Gilgamesh?

3. How does Gilgamesh lose the magic weed?

4. What does Enkidu curse?

5. How long does the storm last? What happens when the water begins to recede?

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

7. What does Utnapishtim agree to tell Gilgamesh?

8. What takes place in Enkidu's dream?

9. What must Gilgamesh do to reach Utnapishtim?

10. What happens because of Gilgamesh's impatience?

(see the answer keys)

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