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The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again

The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again


by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again: Most Precious Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who is Gandalf?

A hobbit
A wizard
The eighth dwarf
A burglar
Q. For what adventure does Gandalf recommend Bilbo?

A trip to slay the dragon and free the sleeping princess with a kiss
A trip to Wal-Mart
A trip to the zoo
A trip to Lonely Mountain to steal treasure from a dragon
Q. Why does Gandalf want Bilbo along on the adventure?

Because he is good for a laugh
Because no one else would go
Because he is an “expert burglar”
Because he needs some excitement
Q. Whom/what does Bilbo encounter on an island in an underground lake when he is trying to escape the goblins’ cave?

A creature named Gollum
A fire-breathing dragon
Dorothy (I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore, Toto)
Q. What is described as both “precious” and a “birthday present”?

A tie
A necklace
A balloon
A ring that Bilbo found in the goblins’ cave