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

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

  • Question 2

    How does Gilgamesh lose the lotus?

  • Question 3

    Who introduces Enkidu to civilization?

  • Question 4

    What is the first test of immortality that Gilgamesh fails?

  • Question 5

    Who is Utnapishtim?

  • Question 6

    What disaster does the Bull of Heaven bring?

  • Question 7

    Why does Gilgamesh want to kill Humbaba?

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

    For what purpose do the gods create Ekindu?

  • Question 10

    What is Gilgamesh's flaw?

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