Inanna Goddess: Descent, Myth & Summary


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What was Inanna the goddess of?

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1. In what ways did Inanna help Uruk?

2. How did Inanna make it back from the underworld?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These learning assessments will test your understanding of the goddess Inanna. Quiz questions include topics such as what Inanna was the goddess of and the events that take place in the myths about her.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you about the following:

  • What Inanna was the goddess of
  • How Inanna helped Uruk
  • What brought Inanna back from the underworld
  • Why Inanna entered the underworld naked
  • Major events in Inanna myths

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the goddess Inanna
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Sumerian mythology in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mythology about Inanna

Additional Learning

To learn more about ancient Sumerian mythology, review the lesson titled Inanna Goddess: Descent, Myth & Summary. Within the lesson, you will encounter the following objectives:

  • Discuss Inanna's traits
  • Learn about Inanna's role as patroness of Uruk
  • Review Inanna's most famous myth about her descent into the underworld
  • Discuss other myths featuring Inanna