The Lord Of The Rings: Prologue

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This quiz is designed to challenge even the most learned Tolkien scholar. The questions concern the Lord of the Rings Prologue.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which description best describes the Hobbit-folk of the Shire?

    • A.

      Loud and rambunctious.

    • B.

      Unobstrusive and content.

    • C.

      Ambitious and daring.

    Correct Answer
    B. Unobstrusive and content.
    Explanation
    Hobbits, as the Prologue states, "are an unobstrusive...people. They love peace...and good tilled earth."

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  • 2. 

    Where do Hobbits make their dwellings?

    • A.

      Houses and smials (or mere Hobbit-holes).

    • B.

      Smials and Hobbit-holes only.

    Correct Answer
    A. Houses and smials (or mere Hobbit-holes).
    Explanation
    All Hobbits originally lived in the ground, but after the first houses were constructed in the Marish long and comfortable lodgings filled the Shire, especially in Hobbiton and Tuckborough.

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  • 3. 

    According to Meriadoc Brandybuck, the tobacco plant known as Old Toby and Longbottom leaf originated in the southern vales of Gondor. For what purpose did the Gondorians use the plant?

    • A.

      Its use in the creation of herbal-medicines.

    • B.

      Its fine smoking quality.

    • C.

      Its sweet fragrance.

    Correct Answer
    C. Its sweet fragrance.
    Explanation
    The Gondorians called the plant sweet galenas, and used it merely for its fragrance.

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  • 4. 

    The Shire is divided into four Farthings, North, East, South and West. Which lands were added to the Shire in S.R. 1452, after King Elessar granted them to the Hobbits?

    • A.

      Fenmarch and Buckland

    • B.

      The Old Forest and the Marish

    • C.

      Westmarch and Buckland

    • D.

      The Weather Hills and Hollin

    Correct Answer
    C. Westmarch and Buckland
    Explanation
    The Westmarch (Emyn Beraid)includes all the lands between the Tower Hills and the Far Downs.

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  • 5. 

    To whom did the Hobbit's attribute their essential laws (The Rules)?

    Correct Answer
    The high-king of old at Fornost
    Ancient king
    King of Fornost
    Norbury
    Explanation
    The Hobbits attributed their essential laws (The Rules) to the high-king of old at Fornost, an ancient king, the King of Fornost, and Norbury.

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