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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. Where does the story depicting the theft of the Tablet of Destiny end in the Old Babylonian version?
(a) Anzum's body being thrown from the cliffs.
(b) Nirgirsu cutting off Anzum's wings.
(c) Nirgirsu shooting Anzum in the heart.
(d) Anzum surrendering the Tablet.
2. What is the result of Ninurta killing Anzu?
(a) Ninurta becomes king of the gods.
(b) Ninurta becomes shunned by all of mankind.
(c) Ninurta has become famous all over the world.
(d) Anzu becomes demonized in all cultures.
3. Who is both wife and sister to Haharnum?
4. Who is the offspring of the Cattle God and the Sea?
(c) The Flocks God.
5. What duty is assigned to Anzu by Ellil?
(a) Anzu is to guard the outer layers of Ellil's temple.
(b) Anzu is to train the guards to keep an eye on Ellil's temple.
(c) Anzu is to guard the entrance to Ellil's temple.
(d) Anzu is guard the innermost chamber of Ellil's temple.
Short Answer Questions
1. Theology of Dunnu is another version of which myth already discussed within this book?
2. What function does the Tablet of Destinies serve?
3. What act does Mami claim will cause Ninurta to be worshiped throughout the land?
4. Who built Kish?
5. To whom does the blessing of the bow refer in The Epic of Creation?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the lineage of the gods as depicted in the Epic of Creation.
2. How does Mami (or Belet-ili) explain to her son why he should go to battle against Anzu?
3. What is the fate of the Sea and the Cattle God?
4. Why is the eagle left to die in the pit in Etana's story?
5. What is significant about the Mesopotamian culture when reading the Theology of Dunnu?
6. Why does Adapa curse the South Wind and what are the consequences?
7. What leads to Anzu stealing the Tablet of Destinies?
8. What does Mother Hubur create for Tiamat and why?
9. What happens when Erra takes over Marduk's palace?
10. What role does The Flocks God play in the creation of the world in the Theology of Dunnu?
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