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Gilgamesh Quizzes & Trivia

He was a great king into an area that contained some of the oldest civilisation on Earth. The tales written by this man have only been discovered a thousands of years after he existed and they represent the oldest literary works in existence. Show us if you know everything about Gilgamesh and his adventures in the next few minutes. Gilgamesh is the main character in the Epic of Gilgamesh, an Akkadian poem that is considered what?

In the epic, Gilgamesh is a demigod of superhuman strength who builds the city walls of Uruk to defend his people and travels to meet the sage Utnapishtim, who survived what? The Sumerian King List claims that Gilgamesh ruled the city of Uruk for how many years? Follow in the footsteps of Gilgamesh and solve these quizzes.

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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.

Questions: 36  |  Attempts: 97   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
  • Sample Question
    In what city did this story take place?



Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 50   |  Last updated: Oct 3, 2014
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    Choose a Movie

These are questions about the bok Gilgamesh.

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 82   |  Last updated: Sep 26, 2016
  • Sample Question
    Was Gilgamesh a real king?
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