Quiz: The Hobbit Novel Trivia!

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Quiz: The Hobbit Novel Trivia!

“The Hobbit” by Tolkien is a kid’s fantasy story that has been charming readers of all ages since 1937. According to this quiz, you need to know whether Bilbo regrets his decision to join the dwarves on their adventure, whether Gandalf casts a spell on the trolls that turns them into stone, do elves and dwarves trust each other, and do the dwarves learn to respect Bilbo. This quiz will show you why The Hobbit is a true classic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bilbo places a secret sign on his door indicating he is a burglar seeking employment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Bilbo never regrets his decision to join the dwarves in their adventure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Gandalf casts a spell on the trolls that turn them to stone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
          Elves and dwarves do not trust each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Thorin and the company remain on the path in Mirkwood until they are pursued by giant spiders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Eventually, the dwarves learn to respect Bilbo and look to him for leadership.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Bilbo discovers the one vulnerable spot on Smaug’s body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Thorin Oakenshield dies, convinced that Bilbo betrayed him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Gandalf is captured by goblins and brought before the Great Goblin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Thorin and the company find treasure and elvish weapons in the trolls’ cave.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Bilbo has apparently inherited an adventurous streak in his nature from
    • A. 

      Old Took

    • B. 

      Old Bullroarer

    • C. 

      Bungo Baggins

    • D. 

      The elvish side of his ancestry

  • 12. 
    Thorin Oakenshield is the grandson of
    • A. 

      Old Took

    • B. 

      The last King under the Mountain

    • C. 

      The rightful ruler of Lake-town

    • D. 

      The Lord of the Misty Mountains

  • 13. 
    Bilbo joins Thorin and company as their
    • A. 

      Guide

    • B. 

      Leader

    • C. 

      Burglar

    • D. 

      Mascot

  • 14. 
    Finding the ring that renders the wearer invisible
    • A. 

      Is the only fantastic event in The Hobbit

    • B. 

      Proves to Bilbo that the adventure cannot end in failure

    • C. 

      Does not seem at all remarkable to Thorin and company

    • D. 

      Is the turning point in Bilbo’s career

  • 15. 
    According to Gandalf, Bilbo
    • A. 

      Is a hero

    • B. 

      Is the wisest of them all

    • C. 

      Has more about him than anyone expects

    • D. 

      Has fulfilled the prophecy made a hundred years earlier

  • 16. 
    Bilbo names his elvish dagger.
    • A. 

      Sting

    • B. 

      Orcrist

    • C. 

      Glamdring

    • D. 

      Arkenstone

  • 17. 
    Bilbo fights his greatest battle.
    • A. 

      Against the goblins

    • B. 

      With Gollum

    • C. 

      Alone in the tunnel that leads to Smaug’s lair

    • D. 

      On a hill overlooking the terrible carnage of the Battle of Five Armies

  • 18. 
    Bard believes that the people of Lake-town are entitled to a share of the treasure because
    • A. 

      They helped Thorin and company

    • B. 

      Their town has been devastated by Smaug

    • C. 

      The prophecy promises them a share

    • D. 

      They are descendants of the men of Dale

  • 19. 
    In an effort to prevent bloodshed, Bilbo
    • A. 

      Gives the Arkenstone to Bard and the Elvenking

    • B. 

      Convinces Thorin to surrender a share of the treasure to the men and elves

    • C. 

      Leads the men and elves into the Lonely Mountain through a secret entrance

    • D. 

      Persuades the dwarves to join forces with the men and elves against the goblin hordes

  • 20. 
    Most of the evil revealed in The Hobbit grows out of the lust for
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Treasure

    • C. 

      Land

    • D. 

      Glory