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The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again

The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again


by J.R.R. Tolkien

Reading Quizzes

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Sample of Reading Quizzes

Chapter 1


1. How big are hobbits compared to humans?
2. How many dwarves show up at Bilbo's house for tea?
3. Whom does Gandalf call "as fierce as a dragon in a pinch"?
4. What kind of creature is Smaug?
5. What do the dwarves want to find on Lonely Mountain?


1. About half our size
2. 13
3. Bilbo Baggins
4. A dragon
5. The treasure Smaug stole from them