The Hobbit Chapter 1 Quiz: Test!

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The Hobbit Chapter 1 Quiz: Test!

Have you ever perused the book, The Hobbit? It is a children’s fantasy novel by J. R. R. Tolkien. This quiz focuses on the first chapter of the story. You should be aware of what the setting is for the first chapter, what everyone knows about hobbits, what color is Bilbo’s front door, the two sides of Bilbo’s family, and who is the leader of the dwarves. Enter this fantasy world by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does everyone know about hobbits?
    • A. 

      They don't like to live under ground.

    • B. 

      They never do anything unexpected or go on adventures.

    • C. 

      They are generally slender.

    • D. 

      They are very greedy.

  • 2. 
    Who initially invites Bilbo on the adventure?
    • A. 

      Thorin

    • B. 

      Dori and Nori

    • C. 

      Belladonna Took

    • D. 

      Gandalf

  • 3. 
    What job do the dwarves want to hire Bilbo for?
    • A. 

      Dragon slayer

    • B. 

      Tracker

    • C. 

      Burglar

    • D. 

      Cook

  • 4. 
    Who is the leader of the dwarves?
    • A. 

      Bilbo

    • B. 

      Dwalin

    • C. 

      Gandalf

    • D. 

      Thorin

  • 5. 
    How do the dwarves feel about Bilbo?
    • A. 

      They don't think he is right for the job.

    • B. 

      They think he is a born leader.

    • C. 

      They feel very confident in his tracking abilities.

    • D. 

      They aren't sure he'll be able ride a pony.

  • 6. 
    How does Gandalf feel about Bilbo?
    • A. 

      He worries that Bilbo won't make it.

    • B. 

      He knows Bilbo trusts him.

    • C. 

      He thinks Bilbo will prove himself.

    • D. 

      He agrees with the dwarves and is concerned.

  • 7. 
    What color is Bilbo's front door?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 8. 
    Which sentence best describes the dwarves after they enter Bilbo's home?
    • A. 

      They are hungry, loud, and bossy.

    • B. 

      They are tired, calm, and scared.

    • C. 

      They are happy, friendly, and helpful.

    • D. 

      They are lost, worried, and cold.

  • 9. 
    Who is the foe opposing the dwarves?
    • A. 

      Gollum

    • B. 

      Thror

    • C. 

      Smaug

    • D. 

      The Great Goblin

  • 10. 
    What is the conflict of the story?
    • A. 

      Bilbo wants the dwarves' treasure.

    • B. 

      Gandalf wants Thorin to accept Bilbo.

    • C. 

      Bilbo wants Thorin's leadership position.

    • D. 

      The dwarves want their treasure and home back.

  • 11. 
    What does Bilbo do that concerns the dwarves?
    • A. 

      He runs out of food.

    • B. 

      He faints during the party.

    • C. 

      He doesn't know anything about maps.

    • D. 

      He falls and hurts himself.

  • 12. 
    What is the setting for the first chapter?
    • A. 

      Thorin's house

    • B. 

      Hobbiton

    • C. 

      The Shire

    • D. 

      Bilbo's home

  • 13. 
    What is Bilbo's first response to being invited to the journey
    • A. 

      Yes, thank you!

    • B. 

      No, thank you!

    • C. 

      I'm not sure.

    • D. 

      I need more information.

  • 14. 
    What visual scene describes Bilbo's last memory of Gandalf?
    • A. 

      A magic trick involving invisibility

    • B. 

      A meeting between Gandalf and Bilbo's mother

    • C. 

      A pyrotechnic display

    • D. 

      A forest fire

  • 15. 
    What are the two sides of Bilbo's family?
    • A. 

      The Baggins and Smalls

    • B. 

      The Baggins and Forests

    • C. 

      The Baggins and Hills

    • D. 

      The Baggins and Tooks

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