Do You Know Gandalf The Grey?

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Do You Know Gandalf The Grey? - Quiz

When you see or hear the aforementioned name, what comes t mind is the Lord of the rings. He was one of the protagonist in the book. There are lot about him. I am challenging you to take this quiz and get to know how well you know about him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Gandalf is said to be from which of the following immortal race?

    • A.

      Kalar

    • B.

      Maia

    • C.

      Shia

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Maia
    Explanation
    Gandalf is said to be from the immortal race known as the Maia. In J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, the Maiar are a group of powerful beings who serve the Valar, the gods of Middle-earth. Gandalf, also known as Gandalf the Grey or Gandalf the White, is one of the Istari, a small group of Maiar sent to Middle-earth to aid in the fight against the dark forces of Sauron. Throughout the "Lord of the Rings" series, Gandalf demonstrates his immense power and wisdom, showcasing his Maia heritage.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of the author of the lord of the rings?

    • A.

      Tolkien

    • B.

      Williams

    • C.

      Shakespare

    • D.

      NIkeldon

    Correct Answer
    A. Tolkien
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tolkien because he is the author of the Lord of the Rings. J.R.R. Tolkien wrote this famous fantasy novel, which consists of three volumes: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. Tolkien's work in creating the intricate world of Middle-earth, with its diverse characters and rich mythology, has had a profound impact on the fantasy genre and continues to be beloved by readers worldwide.

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  • 3. 

    What was the original name of Gandalf?

    • A.

      Elf

    • B.

      Olorin

    • C.

      Olori

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Olorin
    Explanation
    Gandalf's original name was Olorin.

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  • 4. 

    He is said to be the leader of the army of ____________

    • A.

      North

    • B.

      West

    • C.

      South

    • D.

      East

    Correct Answer
    B. West
    Explanation
    The answer "West" is correct because the sentence states that "He is said to be the leader of the army of ________." The missing word should be a direction, and out of the given options, "West" is the only direction mentioned. Therefore, it can be inferred that he is the leader of the army of the West.

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  • 5. 

    What does "istaris" mean

    • A.

      Magicians

    • B.

      Wizards

    • C.

      Fighters

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Wizards
    Explanation
    The term "istaris" refers to wizards. It does not mean magicians or fighters. Therefore, the correct answer is wizards.

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  • 6. 

    What does "Gandalf" mean?

    • A.

      Wand-elf

    • B.

      Elf of the wand

    • C.

      All of the above

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the above
    Explanation
    The name "Gandalf" is derived from Old Norse and means "wand-elf" or "elf of the wand." Therefore, all of the given options are correct as they represent different interpretations of the meaning of the name.

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  • 7. 

    What does "Olorin" mean?

    • A.

      Wizard

    • B.

      Dreams

    • C.

      Fighter

    • D.

      Magician

    Correct Answer
    B. Dreams
    Explanation
    The name "Olorin" does not directly translate to any of the given options. However, in J.R.R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth, "Olorin" is the name of a Maia, a divine being that is associated with dreams and visions. Olorin is also known as Gandalf the Grey, one of the wizards in Tolkien's novels. Therefore, "Dreams" is the most fitting option as it represents the connection between the name "Olorin" and its association with dreams and visions.

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  • 8. 

    Who gave him the name " Tharkûn "?

    • A.

      Dobby

    • B.

      Elves

    • C.

      Dwarves

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Dwarves
    Explanation
    Dwarves gave him the name "Tharkûn".

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  • 9. 

    What does " Tharkûn " mean?

    • A.

      The magician

    • B.

      The wise one

    • C.

      The Staff man

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. The Staff man
    Explanation
    The term "Tharkûn" refers to "The Staff man." This suggests that the word is used to describe someone who carries or uses a staff. The other options, "The magician" and "The wise one," do not directly relate to the meaning of "Tharkûn" and are therefore not the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is also his name?

    • A.

      Incánus

    • B.

      Tharkûn

    • C.

      All of the above

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above is the correct answer because both Incánus and Tharkûn are alternative names for the same person.

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