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The Life of JRR Tolkien
"JRR Tolkien is generally known only for being the author "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit". However he led a fascinating life, and was recently voted one of the "100 greatest Britons"."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Tolkien came 92 in the list of the 100 greatest Britons, but where was he born?
Bloemfontein, South Africa
How many siblings did he have?
One of each, Doris and David
One sister, Hilary
One brother, Hilary
Two brothers, James and Jack
What does JRR stand for?
James Remus Richard
James Ronald Remigius
John Richard Randy
John Ronald Reuel
Tolkien had a happy family life in England.
Where was Tolkien educated?
King Edward's School, Birmingham, and Oxford
Harrow and Cambridge
Eton and Oxford
King's School, Canterbury, and the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
In 1911 Tolkien met his future wife. What was her name?
In 1915 Tolkien completed his degree (first class in English) and joined the army. In what regiment did he enlist?
2nd Battalion, The Black Watch
3rd Battalion, 23rd London Regiment
11th Battalion Lancashire Fuisiliers
2nd Battalion, The Sherwood Forresters
Where was Tolkien's first teaching job after the war?
The Civil Service
Was Tolkien was a close friend of Charles Dickens?
How many children did John and Edith Tolkien have?
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