The Epic of Gilgamesh

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The Epic of Gilgamesh Overview Quiz

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

    Who introduces Enkidu to civilization?

  • Question 2

    What is Gilgamesh's flaw?

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

    For what purpose do the gods create Ekindu?

  • Question 5

    How does Gilgamesh lose the lotus?

  • Question 6

    What disaster does the Bull of Heaven bring?

  • Question 7

    Who is Utnapishtim?

  • Question 8

    What is the first test of immortality that Gilgamesh fails?

  • Question 9

    Why does Gilgamesh want to kill Humbaba?

  • Question 10

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

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