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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. Why does she feel this way about Gilgamesh?
(a) He came upon her very quietly.
(b) He is very handsome.
(c) He has disturbed her peace.
(d) He has wild and unkempt looks.

2. What does Ea tell Utnapishtim he must do?
(a) Construct a wagon.
(b) Construct an ark.
(c) Construct a train.
(d) Construct a building.

3. Does Utnapishtim agree to aid Gilgamesh in his impossible mission?
(a) At first.
(b) Not necessarily.
(c) Yes.
(d) No.

4. What is the difficulty in getting the plant?
(a) Getting it before an earthquake hits.
(b) Getting it before nightfall.
(c) Getting it before other animals get it.
(d) Getting it before the waters of the river kill him.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Can one become immortal by feats of daring alone?

2. When Utnapishtim was mortal, what job did he have?,

3. What request is Gilgamesh unable to do?

4. Of what does Utnapishtim tell Gilgamesh?

5. What bird is sent out and does not return?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Gilgamesh lose the magic weed?

2. What does Utnapishtim agree to tell Gilgamesh?

3. Of what does Sabitu remind Gilgamesh?

4. What does Utnapishtim tell Gilgamesh that would allow him to return to Uruk honorably?

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

6. What does Ea give Utnapishtim? Why?

7. What does Enkidu curse?

8. How does Utnapishtim respond to Gilgamesh's quest?

9. What must Gilgamesh do to reach Utnapishtim?

10. Why is the crow sent out? Why does it not return?

(see the answer keys)

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