How Much Do You Know About The Lord Of The Rings?

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How Much Do You Know About The Lord Of The Rings? - Quiz


See how much you know about J. R. R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who told Frodo not to use the ring?

    • A.

      Bilbo

    • B.

      Gandalf

    • C.

      Sam

    Correct Answer
    B. Gandalf
    Explanation
    Gandalf advised Frodo not to use the ring. Gandalf, being a wise and experienced wizard, understood the power and danger of the ring. He knew that it could corrupt and consume Frodo if he succumbed to its temptations. Gandalf's guidance and warning were crucial in ensuring Frodo's safety and the success of their mission to destroy the ring.

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  • 2. 

    When Gandalf found out that Sam was eavesdropping on his and Frodo's conversation, what did Sam beg Gandalf not to do?

    • A.

      Turn him into something unnatural

    • B.

      Make him go with Frodo

    • C.

      Get him in trouble

    Correct Answer
    A. Turn him into something unnatural
    Explanation
    Sam begged Gandalf not to turn him into something unnatural.

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  • 3. 

    Gandalf leaves and tells Frodo and Sam to meet him at ___________ in Bree.

    Correct Answer
    The prancing pony
    the prancing pony inn
    Explanation
    Gandalf instructs Frodo and Sam to meet him at the Prancing Pony in Bree.

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  • 4. 

    Who do the hobbits meet in Bree?

    • A.

      Gandalf

    • B.

      Strider

    • C.

      Tom Bombadil

    Correct Answer
    B. Strider
    Explanation
    In the Lord of the Rings series, the hobbits meet Strider in Bree. Strider, also known as Aragorn, is a ranger and a key character in the story. He helps the hobbits on their journey and becomes an important ally in their quest to destroy the One Ring. Strider is initially mysterious and unknown to the hobbits, but they soon come to trust and rely on him for his knowledge and skills.

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  • 5. 

    Frodo is injured by a Black Rider on the way to Rivendell.  Gandalf says that if he didn't get to Rivendell when he did, he might have been turned into a Black Rider himself.  True or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If Frodo had not reached Rivendell when he did, Gandalf believes that he might have been turned into a Black Rider himself. This suggests that the statement "if he didn't get to Rivendell when he did, he might have been turned into a Black Rider himself" is true.

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  • 6. 

    Who was listening to the council of Elrond, but wasn't supposed to be? 

    • A.

      Sam, Merry and Pippin

    • B.

      Sam

    • C.

      Merry and Pippin

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Sam, Merry and Pippin
    B. Sam
    Explanation
    In the movie it is Sam, Merry and Pippin, but in the book it is only Sam. So either of those answers would be correct.

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  • 7. 

    Who are the nine members of the fellowship of the ring?

    • A.

      Gandalf, Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Faramir, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli

    • B.

      Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Faramir, Boromir, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli

    • C.

      Gandalf, Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Boromir, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli

    Correct Answer
    C. Gandalf, Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Boromir, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gandalf, Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Boromir, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli. This is the correct answer because it includes all nine members of the fellowship of the ring as mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien's novel "The Lord of the Rings" and depicted in the film adaptations.

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  • 8. 

    Where does Gandalf die?

    • A.

      In Moria

    • B.

      In Lothlorien

    • C.

      In Rivendell

    Correct Answer
    A. In Moria
    Explanation
    Gandalf dies in Moria. This is a significant event in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" series. In Moria, Gandalf confronts the Balrog, a powerful and dangerous creature. During their battle, both Gandalf and the Balrog fall into the abyss, resulting in Gandalf's apparent death. However, Gandalf later returns as Gandalf the White, revealing that he had been sent back to Middle-earth by a higher power to continue his mission.

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  • 9. 

    When the fellowship is leaving Lothlorien, Galadriel says goodbye to each of them and gives them all gifts.  When asked what he wants, Gimli says it's silly, but all he wants is a lock of her hair. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Though it sounds silly, it's true! And she actually gave him three locks of her hair.

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  • 10. 

    Who tries to make Frodo give him the ring?

    • A.

      Aragorn

    • B.

      Boromir

    • C.

      Faramir

    • D.

      Gimli

    • E.

      Sam

    Correct Answer
    B. Boromir
    Explanation
    Boromir tries to make Frodo give him the ring.

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  • 11. 

    Who is captured by orcs and uruk-hai? Hint: Two people.

    Correct Answer
    Merry and Pippin
    Merry & Pippin
    Explanation
    Merry and Pippin are captured by orcs and Uruk-hai.

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  • 12. 

    Someone dies at the end of the Fellowship of the Ring.  Who is it?

    • A.

      Boromir

    • B.

      Pippin

    • C.

      Merry

    • D.

      Aragorn

    Correct Answer
    A. Boromir
    Explanation
    Boromir dies at the end of the Fellowship of the Ring. This is a significant event in the story as Boromir sacrifices himself to protect Merry and Pippin from the orcs. He is shot multiple times with arrows and dies defending his friends. His death marks a turning point in the story and highlights the dangers and sacrifices that the members of the Fellowship face on their journey.

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  • 13. 

    Who follows Frodo to Mordor, even though Frodo doesn't want him to come because it's so dangerous?

    • A.

      Gandalf

    • B.

      Gimli

    • C.

      Aragorn

    • D.

      Sam

    Correct Answer
    D. Sam
    Explanation
    Sam follows Frodo to Mordor, even though Frodo doesn't want him to come because it's so dangerous. Sam is Frodo's loyal and devoted friend, and he is determined to support Frodo in his quest to destroy the One Ring. Despite Frodo's protests, Sam understands the gravity of the situation and the importance of their friendship. He believes that he can help and protect Frodo, and his unwavering loyalty and bravery make him an essential companion on their perilous journey.

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  • 14. 

    Who do Sam and Frodo meet in The Two Towers? 

    • A.

      Smeagol

    • B.

      Gollum

    • C.

      Saruman

    • D.

      Sauron

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Smeagol
    B. Gollum
    Explanation
    Gollum has a split personality. The worse one is Gollum and the nicer (though still not that nice) is Smeagol.

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  • 15. 

    Frodo agrees to let Gollum come for two reasons: 1, he has pity on Gollum, and 2, Gollum can lead them to Mordor.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Frodo agrees to let Gollum come for two reasons: 1) he has pity on Gollum, and 2) Gollum can lead them to Mordor. This means that the statement is true. Frodo feels compassion for Gollum, understanding the suffering he has endured, and believes that giving him a chance may lead to redemption. Additionally, Gollum possesses knowledge of the path to Mordor, which is crucial for Frodo and Sam's mission to destroy the Ring.

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  • 16. 

    Sam is fine with Gollum coming.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Sam is not fine with Gollum coming.

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  • 17. 

    Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli set out to.......

    • A.

      Follow the orcs to Isengard and kill Saruman

    • B.

      Follow the orcs and save Merry and Pippin

    • C.

      Follow Sam and Frodo to help them

    Correct Answer
    B. Follow the orcs and save Merry and Pippin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "follow the orcs and save Merry and Pippin." This is because in the book "The Lord of the Rings," Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli set out to rescue Merry and Pippin, who have been captured by the orcs. They track the orcs and eventually succeed in saving Merry and Pippin from their captors.

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  • 18. 

    What is the name of the strange creature that Merry and Pippin meet after escaping from the orcs?

    Correct Answer
    Treebeard
    Explanation
    Merry and Pippin meet a strange creature after escaping from the orcs named Treebeard.

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  • 19. 

    When Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli meet Gandalf again they don't recognize him and they think that he's Saruman.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. When Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli meet Gandalf again, they do not recognize him and mistake him for Saruman. This confusion arises because Gandalf has returned as Gandalf the White after his battle with the Balrog in Moria. His transformation into Gandalf the White has changed his appearance and made him more powerful, leading the three characters to initially mistake him for Saruman, who was also a wizard.

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  • 20. 

    What are Sam's two names for Gollum?  Hint: They both ryhme with "thinker".

    Correct Answer
    Stinker and Slinker
    Slinker and Stinker
    Stinker & Slinker
    Slinker & Stinker
    Explanation
    Sam has two names for Gollum, which are "Stinker" and "Slinker". These names rhyme with "thinker".

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  • 21. 

    When Sam and Frodo meet Faramir, he takes them as captives.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Based on the movie, this is true. In the book, however, Faramir is much nicer to them. I decided to make this answer true because most people know the movie better than the books.

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  • 22. 

    Merry, Pippin and the Ents do what at the end of The Two Towers?

    • A.

      Help with the battle at Helm's deep.

    • B.

      Destroy Isengard

    • C.

      Fix up the forest

    Correct Answer
    B. Destroy Isengard
    Explanation
    At the end of The Two Towers, Merry, Pippin, and the Ents destroy Isengard. They lead the Ents, who are ancient tree-like beings, in an attack on Isengard, the stronghold of Saruman. The Ents flood Isengard, destroying the dam and flooding the area, thus destroying Saruman's fortress and weakening his power. This action is a crucial turning point in the war against Sauron and helps to restore balance and protect the natural world from Saruman's destructive influence.

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  • 23. 

    In The Return of the King, Frodo and Sam are still following Gollum.  When they are going to Mordor, Gollum leads them somewhere bad...what happens there?

    • A.

      Frodo is captured by orcs.

    • B.

      Frodo is stabbed by a giant spider

    • C.

      Sam has to fight with Gollum

    • D.

      Frodo and Sam get trapped in a dark cave

    • E.

      All of the above

    • F.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of these things happen when they are going through Cirith Ungol.

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  • 24. 

    Merry and Pippin get split up.  Merry goes with King Theoden, and Pippin goes with ___ to Minas Tirith.

    Correct Answer
    Gandalf
    Explanation
    Merry goes with King Theoden, and Pippin goes with Gandalf to Minas Tirith.

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  • 25. 

    Aragorn goes to the paths of the dead to get to Minas Tirith more quickly.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    He goes there to get help for the war.

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  • 26. 

    When Frodo is about to drop the ring into the fire, which of these things does not happen?

    • A.

      Frodo says the rings belongs to him.

    • B.

      Frodo puts on the ring.

    • C.

      Sam is knocked over by Gollum, who they thought they got rid of.

    • D.

      Sam stabs Gollum.

    • E.

      Gollum bites off Frodo's finger to get the ring.

    • F.

      Gollum falls into the fire of Mount Doom with the ring.

    Correct Answer
    D. Sam stabs Gollum.
    Explanation
    There was no stabbing involved in this part.

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  • 27. 

    Frodo and Sam are half-dead and trapped on Mount Doom, surrounded by lava.  Then something comes to save them.  What is it?

    Correct Answer
    eagles
    the eagles
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "eagles" or "the eagles". In J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings," the eagles play a crucial role in the rescue of Frodo and Sam from Mount Doom. They swoop down and carry the hobbits to safety, saving them from the imminent danger of being consumed by the lava.

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  • 28. 

    The story ends with Aragorn becoming king and getting married to Arwen, Eowyn and Faramir falling in love and Legolas and Gimli returning to their homes.  The hobbits go back home also, and spend some time there, but soon Frodo leaves (along with Gandalf, Bilbo, Galadriel, Elrond and some other elves) for the Undying Lands.  The last words said in the story are spoken by ____ and are "Well, I'm back."

    Correct Answer
    Sam
    Explanation
    The story ends with Sam being the one to speak the last words, which are "Well, I'm back." This suggests that Sam has returned home after his journey and is reflecting on his experiences.

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