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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 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.

2. Why has Gilgamesh come to seek his ancestor?
(a) So he can become immortal.
(b) So he can meet his family.
(c) So he can build a friendship with him.
(d) So he can tell Gilgamesh where Enkidu is and whether of not Gilgamesh must die.

3. What happens to Enkidu?
(a) He contracts a fever and his dreams grow more intense.
(b) He is poisoned.
(c) He marries Ishtar.
(d) He becomes angry with Gilgamesh.

4. How long does the storm last?
(a) For one hundred days and nights.
(b) For six days and nights.
(c) For forty days and nights.
(d) For ten days and nights.

5. What does Enkidu do to the tall cedar gate, the hunters, and Harim?
(a) He curses them.
(b) He thanks them.
(c) He misses them.
(d) He wonders what has happened to them.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Urshanabi banished from the place for all time?

2. How does Gilgamesh arrive at the shore of the Bitter River?

3. What does Utnapishtim promise to do to the boatman?

4. What is Utnapishtim doing at the beginning of this chapter?

5. What does the god Shamash do to the sleeping Enkidu?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the boatman say to Gilgamesh, regarding his quest?

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

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

4. What does Enkidu curse?

5. What takes place in Enkidu's dream?

6. How does Gilgamesh lose the magic weed?

7. What does Sabitu explain to Gilgamesh that he will find on the shore?

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

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

10. How does Gilgamesh arrive at the short of the Bitter River?

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