A quiz or short test for the prose version of The Epic of Gilgamesh (translated and edited by N.K. Sandars).

Great as a printable reading-check quiz or as the basis for a class discussion on the epic, this quiz includes 15 multiple-choice questions and 2 short answer questions.

  • Use it as a reading quiz
  • Use it as a brief, unit ending test
  • Use it to prepare students to write about the epic
  • Use it as the source material for a more elaborate exam

This resource is presented as a Word document so instructors can take the questions here and incorporate them into original quizzes and tests. Easily add new questions or pull individual sets of questions to use as discussion prompts for class discussions as you take your class through The Epic of Gilgamesh.


  • 15 Multiple-Choice Questions
  • 2 Short Answer Questions

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