Test Your Hobbit Knowledge!


By: Allie T.

4 Min Quiz

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What do you know about the three 'Hobbit' movies?

What is the name of Bilbo’s hillside home?

The original Bag End from the ‘Lord of the Rings” films was moved to Peter Jackson’s property and is used as a guest house.


How many dwarves visit Bilbo’s home?

Fear of the number 13 has a phobia attached to it called Triskaidekaphobia.


What role does Gandalf want Bilbo to play in this quest with the dwarves?

Although when asked, Bilbo had never been a burglar, Gandalf insisted he could do it as Hobbits move more quietly than a dwarf plus Smaug would not know what a Hobbit smelled like.


What happens to trolls when they are exposed to light?

Gandalf breaks a nearby rock with his magic staff causing the three trolls who are trying to cook the dwarfs to turn to stone.


What elves appear in the three ‘Hobbit’ films plus the three ‘Lord of the Rings’ films?

Galadriel’s daughter Celebrian is the wife of Elrond and the mother of Arwen.


What is Gollum’s name for his ring that Bilbo later adapts in ‘Lord of the Rings’?

Bilbo calls the ring Precious in “The Fellowship of the Ring” as Gandalf asks if he is leaving the ring behind for Frodo.


What two shapes can Beorn be?

The dwarfs, Gandalf, and Bilbo take safe haven at Beorn’s house which is located between the Misty Mountains and Mirkwood.


Who is heir to the throne under the mountain?

Thorin Oakenshield is played by Richard Armitage who made a cameo as a Naboo Fighter Pilot in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.


What is the heart of the mountain?

Thror named it “The King’s Jewel” and he took it as a sign that his rule is divine.


What is the kingdom called under the mountain?

It is considered the greatest kingdom in Middle Earth until Smaug takes it.


Erebor is under what mountain?

The Lonely Mountain or Sindarin Erebor is a mountain in the north of Rhovanion and is the source of the Celduin River with the town of Dale on its southern slope.


What kind of contest do Bilbo and Gollum take part in?

The riddle-solving contest is right after Bilbo finds the ring and it introduce Gollum.


What type of creature is Smaug?

A dragon is a mythological creature, usually with a serpentine or reptilian traits that usually fall into one of two cultures: European or Chinese.


What is the name of Bilbo’s sword?

Sting is a magical Elvish sword that glows blue when orcs or goblins are nearby.


What is the name of Thorin’s cousin that shows up with his army in ‘The Battle of the Five Armies'?

Dain II Ironfoot is a great dwarven warrior and Thorin’s second cousin.


The Hobbit Trilogy was primarily filmed in what country?

New Zealand is an island nation in the southwestern Pacific Ocean that consists of two main landmasses and numerous smaller islands.


Who finally kills Smaug?

Bard the Bowman is a man of Laketown and a descendant of the ancient Lord of Dale.


Why do the dwarves need to make a detour to Rivendell?

The dwarves do not know how to read the moon-letters on Thror’s Map.


Who is trying to kill Thorin?

Azog beheaded Thorin’s grandfather, Thror.


Who does Kili fall in love with in ‘The Desolation of Smaug’?

Tauriel is played by Evangeline Lilly, who also played in ‘Lost’ with ex-fiancé Dominic Monaghan, who played Merry in the ‘Lord of the Ring’ movies.


Which of the dwarves is Gimli’s father?

Gloin shows Legolas a picture of Gimli where Legolas exclaims the dwarf is ugly. Legolas and Gimli become best friends in the ‘Lord of the Ring’ movies.


Who voices both Smaug and the Necromancer?

Benedict Cumberbatch can be seen in Sherlock alongside Martian Freeman and in the upcoming movie ‘Doctor Strange” as Dr. Stephen Strange


Who is the Elvenking of Mirkwood?

Thranduil is played by Lee Pace, who can be found in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ as Ronan.


Who is the first dwarf to show up at Bag End?

Graham McTavish plays Dwalin and can be seen as Dougal MacKenzie in the TV series ‘Outlander.'


Why do the dwarves need a burglar?

The Arkenstone shone of its own inner light, but also took the light that fell upon it and changed it into thousands of white sparks tinted with the glints of the rainbow.


What happens to Thorin once he returns to his kingdom under the mountain?

His grandfather, Thror, King under the Mountain, too went mad after he had the Arkenstone – he had an insatiable greed for the stone and all the riches under the mountain that drove him crazy.


What lights the keyhole to the backdoor that leads to the hidden passage to the lower halls?

The last light of Durin’s Day is not the sun, but the moonlight.


To whom does Bilbo give the Arkenstone?

He does so to aid Bard in bargaining with Thorin.


Who is the actual identity of the Necromancer?

Sauron hid his true identity even from the elves until Gandalf the Grey had a suspicion and infiltrated the fortress of Dol Guldur.


Who rescues Gandalf from the Necromancer in “The Battle of the Five Armies”?

The White Council put forth their might and with the last push from Galadriel drove Sauron/ Necromancer from Dol Guldur permanently.


According to Gandalf, how many wizards are there?

They were known as the Heren Istarion (Order of the Wizards), Saruman the White, two Blue Wizards, Radagast the Brown, and of course Gandalf the Grey.


Who plays the younger Bilbo Baggins in all three Hobbit movies?

Martin Freeman was Peter Jackson’s first choice to play Bilbo, and when Martian couldn’t film due to conflicts with Sherlock, Peter rescheduled the Hobbit filming around Sherlock so that he could have Martin.


Who saves the dwarves from the spiders of Mirkwood Forest?

Legolas and Tauriel were not in the original Hobbit book, and Tauriel is nowhere to be found in Middle Earth except in the two Hobbit films.


Which of the three Hobbit movies is the shortest in Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth series?

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ is 144 minutes long compared to ‘The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King’ is 201 minutes long.


Radagast the Brown spends his time watching over ________?

Radagast the Brown spent his time in the western eaves of Mirkwood watching over flora and fauna while speaking many tongues of bird.


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