The Epic of Gilgamesh Overview Quiz

The Epic of Gilgamesh Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Test yourself on one of the earliest surviving works of literature with eNotes' The Epic of Gilgamesh Overview Quiz. Includes questions regarding themes of love, destruction, and divinity.

  • Question 1

    How does Gilgamesh lose the lotus?

  • Question 2

    Why does Gilgamesh want to kill Humbaba?

  • Question 3

    For what purpose do the gods create Ekindu?

  • Question 4

    Who introduces Enkidu to civilization?

  • Question 5

    Who is Utnapishtim?

  • Question 6

    What disaster does the Bull of Heaven bring?

  • Question 7

    What two items in Gilgamesh's dreams herald Enkidu's coming?

  • Question 8

    What is Gilgamesh's flaw?

  • Question 9

    Why won’t Gilgamesh take up Ishtar on her offer?

  • Question 10

    What is the first test of immortality that Gilgamesh fails?

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