Lord Of The Rings Middle Earth Quiz

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The Lord Of The Rings Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers characters, places, and events from Tolkien's fictional world of Middle Earth. Questions start easy then get much more difficult. The quiz spans The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and time periods in between.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the gray wizard in the Fellowship of the Ring?
    • A. 

      Boromir

    • B. 

      Frodo

    • C. 

      Gandalf

    • D. 

      Saruman

    • E. 

      Smaug

  • 2. 
    Who carries the One Ring the majority of the journey to Mount Doom?
    • A. 

      Sam

    • B. 

      Gandalf

    • C. 

      Boromir

    • D. 

      Frodo

    • E. 

      Sauron

  • 3. 
    How do the Nazgul track Frodo and company?
    • A. 

      They are drawn to the Ring

    • B. 

      They sniff him out

    • C. 

      Their horses see for them in the daylight

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Who is the Lord of the Rings?
    • A. 

      Frodo

    • B. 

      Aragorn

    • C. 

      Denethor

    • D. 

      Sauron

    • E. 

      Isildur

  • 5. 
    What is Frodo's undershirt made of?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Diamonds

    • C. 

      Silver-laced steel

    • D. 

      Mithril

    • E. 

      Mumakil

  • 6. 
    How many rings of power are there?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Nine

    • C. 

      Fifteen

    • D. 

      Twenty

    • E. 

      Thirty

  • 7. 
    Which of these did not bear the Ring on a chain necklace?
    • A. 

      Isildur

    • B. 

      Frodo

    • C. 

      Sam

    • D. 

      Bilbo

  • 8. 
    Elendil and his sons Isildur and Anarion escaped the destruction of which kingdom?
    • A. 

      Harad

    • B. 

      Gondor

    • C. 

      Mordor

    • D. 

      Numenor

    • E. 

      Aman

  • 9. 
    Isildur founded which kingdom?
    • A. 

      Gondor

    • B. 

      Numenor

    • C. 

      Rohan

    • D. 

      Mordor

    • E. 

      Harad

  • 10. 
    How many Istari are there?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Seven

    • E. 

      Nine

  • 11. 
    How many Nazgul are there?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Seven

    • E. 

      Nine

  • 12. 
    How many palantiri are there?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Seven

    • E. 

      Nine

  • 13. 
    Elendil founded a northern kingdom similar to Gondor.  What is the name of this kingdom?
    • A. 

      The Shire

    • B. 

      Arnor

    • C. 

      Rivendell

    • D. 

      Dale

    • E. 

      Lindon

  • 14. 
    Mordor was constantly at war with Gondor.  Sauron established an evil realm in the north to fight Elendil's northern kingdom.  What is the name of the evil kingdom?
    • A. 

      Angmar

    • B. 

      Mirkwood

    • C. 

      Mordor

    • D. 

      Moria

    • E. 

      Harad

  • 15. 
    What is the proper name of Weathertop?
    • A. 

      Osgiliath

    • B. 

      Amon Lhaw

    • C. 

      Amon Sul

    • D. 

      Minas Anor

    • E. 

      Orthanc

  • 16. 
    Minas Anor and Minas Ithil mean:
    • A. 

      Tower of the Sun and Tower of the Moon

    • B. 

      Tower of Fire and Tower of Ice

    • C. 

      Tower of the Stars and Tower of the Sun

    • D. 

      Tower of the Sun and Tower of the Stars

    • E. 

      Tower of Ice and Tower of Fire

  • 17. 
    Minas Anor and Minas Ithil were renamed:
    • A. 

      Minas Tirith and Osgiliath

    • B. 

      Osgiliath and Minas Tirith

    • C. 

      Minas Tirith and Minas Morgul

    • D. 

      Minas Morgul and Minas Tirith

    • E. 

      Minas Morgul and Osgiliath

  • 18. 
    Ecthelion : Boromir :: Thengel : _________
    • A. 

      Theoden

    • B. 

      Eowyn

    • C. 

      Eomer

    • D. 

      Theodred

    • E. 

      Denethor

  • 19. 
    In ages past, Sauron was a subordinate.  Who was his evil master?
    • A. 

      Gothmog

    • B. 

      Melkor

    • C. 

      Illuvatar

    • D. 

      Ulmo

    • E. 

      Manwe

  • 20. 
    Sauron shared the rank of lieutenant with:
    • A. 

      Gothmog

    • B. 

      Melkor

    • C. 

      Draugluin

    • D. 

      Carcharoth

    • E. 

      Manwe

  • 21. 
    Another name for Sauron's master is "Morgoth".  What is the name of Morgoth's fortress?
    • A. 

      Thangorodrim

    • B. 

      Angband

    • C. 

      Angmar

    • D. 

      Minas Morgul

    • E. 

      Ungoliant

  • 22. 
    During the first age, which object(s) were fought over constantly?
    • A. 

      Rings of power

    • B. 

      Magic cloaks

    • C. 

      Exquisite jewels

    • D. 

      Powerful swords

    • E. 

      Unicorns

  • 23. 
    Gandalf is the same type of being as:
    • A. 

      Sauron

    • B. 

      Saruman

    • C. 

      The Balrog

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Which of these never assumed the form of a werewolf?
    • A. 

      Carcharoth

    • B. 

      Draugluin

    • C. 

      Sauron

    • D. 

      Beren

    • E. 

      Huan

  • 25. 
    Tolkien seemed to have an affinity for a certain name.  In fact, he named three different characters this name.  What was the name?
    • A. 

      Bill

    • B. 

      Finarfin

    • C. 

      Frodo

    • D. 

      Turin

    • E. 

      Tuor

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