The Ultimate
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 14

What does Gilgamesh pass through to reach Utnapishtim?

  • Twin peaked mountain
  • Desert
  • Volcano
  • Mudslide

Question 2 of 14

What animal brings 7 years of famine?

  • Bull
  • Tiger
  • Monkey
  • Deer

Question 3 of 14

How are things foreshadowed in the book?

  • Through dreams
  • Through narration
  • Through prophecies
  • Through memories

Question 4 of 14

Who steals the item that restores youth?

  • A snake
  • Ea
  • A bear
  • Urshanabi

Question 5 of 14

What item restores youth that Gilgamesh leaves with?

  • A plant
  • A chalice
  • A chant
  • A mirror

Question 6 of 14

What was the test Utnapishtim gave to Gilgamesh?

  • Stay awake for a week
  • Do not eat for a week
  • Do not speak for a week
  • Live in the wilderness for a year

Question 7 of 14

How did the Gods feel after the flood?

  • Regretful
  • Pleased
  • Vindicated
  • Angry

Question 8 of 14

Who is Utnapishtim?

  • The Mesopatamian Noah
  • The Mesopatamian Jesus
  • The Mesopatamian Adam
  • The Mesopatamian Joseph

Question 9 of 14

What does Gilgamesh want to learn from Utnapishtim?

  • How to avoid death
  • How to find Enkidu
  • How to become a God
  • How to rule wisely

Question 10 of 14

Who do Gilgamesh and Enkidu steal?

  • Humbaba
  • Enlil
  • Shamash
  • Ishtar

Question 11 of 14

What do Gilgamesh and Enkidu steal?

  • Trees
  • Books
  • Women
  • Gold

Question 12 of 14

How many stone tablets are there in the book?

  • 12
  • 15
  • 10
  • 13

Question 13 of 14

What broke Gilgamesh's heart?

  • When Enkidu died
  • When he lost the throne
  • When he learned the truth of the Gods
  • When a famine struck his city

Question 14 of 14

What is Gilgamesh?

  • 2/3 God, 1/3 Man
  • 1/2 God, 1/2 Man
  • 1/4 God, 3/4 Man
  • 1/3 God, 2/3 Man

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