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The Two Towers

The Two Towers


by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Two Towers: Arachnophobes, Beware! Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Two Towers? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What do the Black Riders ride in the Two Towers, now that their horses are dead?

Bat dragons
Q. What is another name for the Hobbits?

Vertically challenged
Q. Why do the Ents declare war on Saruman?

Saruman takes the last doughnut at an Entmoot
Saruman is destroying their forest
The Ents are sick of all the armies tramping through the forest
Saruman stole the Entwives
Q. What is Isildur's Bane?

The One Ring
A large dragon
The Ents
Q. Where are the Entwives?

They went to Vegas
They got a divorce
The Orcs chopped them down
The Ents lost track of them