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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: Try “Baggin” This 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. What does the precious do?

It makes its wearer invisible
It makes its wearer happy
It makes its wearer look beautiful (and what is more precious than that?)
It makes its wearer beloved by all
Q. What is Smaug?

A dragon
A town where elves live
A kind of fog caused by pollution
A kind of edible plant
Q. Which of the following best describes the Arkenstone?

A large boat built to escape a huge flood
A stone mansion that houses many cats
A magnificent gem that Thorin covets
A forest with magical stones
Q. Who tells Bilbo the following: “There is an unpleasant time just in front of you; but keep your heart up! You may come through all right.”?

A fortune cookie
A palm reader
Q. What does Bilbo discover when he arrives at Bag-End?

That a fair maiden is waiting for him
That his family believed he was dead and had started selling off his possessions
That his adventures were all a dream—he has been in his bed the entire time
That someone has broken into his house while he was away (something about a girl with gold hair who couldn’t find a bed that was just right)