Gilgamesh Quiz

42 Questions  I  By Gilgamesh on November 28, 2008
This is part of the project for the book Gilgamesh. It tests on he book itself and some history related to it. Questions 1-40 should be approachable for whoever has read the book and the rest can be found on the main site.

  

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1.  In what city did this story take place?
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2.  Who is the main character and king of the city?
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3.  What are the names of Gilgamesh's parents?
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4.  Why were the villagers upset wtih Gilgamesh? He...
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5.  Who creates Enkidu and with what?
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6.  Who finds Enkidu in the woods?
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7.  What happens after Enkidu is tamed?
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8.  What happens between Enkidu and Gilgamesh when they first meet?
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9.  But first, what did Gilgamesh have before meeting Enkidu?
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10.  Going back to qustion #8, why did the two stop fighting?
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11.  Where did the two go for their first adventure?
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12.  Who guards the forest?
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13.  Gilgamesh kills Humbaba because...
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15.  How does Gilgamesh respond to Ishtar's proposal?
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16.  How does Ishtar respond?
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17.  What does Anu warn Ishtar about?
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18.  The Bull is...
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19.  Why is Ishtar insulted?
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20.  What does Enkidu foresee the night of the killing of the Bull?
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21.  Enkidu curses the harlot and then...
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22.  Enkidu's death causes Gilgamesh to do what?
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23.  Who does Gilgamesh meet before he enters Mount Mashu?
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24.  Enkidu is in the tunnel for...
25.  After reaching the other side of the mountain, Gilgamesh meets...
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26.  Gilgamesh has to pole the boat because...
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27.  Who is the ferryman
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28.  Who awaits them at the other side of the Sea?
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29.  Who crosses the sea without a boat?
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30.  ______________ warns Utnapishtim of the impending flood.
31.  After the flood, Utnapishtim first sends a __________.
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33.  ___________ creates the flood because he/she was tired of the humans complaining about everything.
34.  Gilgamesh must stay awake for ____ days to be given eternal life.
35.  Gilgamesh ____ the test so ____
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36.  Utnapishtim's wife convinces him to tell Gilgamesh about the plant that...
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37.  In the end, Gilgamesh...
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38.  The story of Gilgamesh was originally written on what?
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39.  Gilgamesh was originally written in what language?
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41.  Discovered the Behistun Rock
42.  Hammuabi's main belief was...
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