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321 J. R. R. Tolkien quizzes and 3,210 J. R. R. Tolkien trivia questions.
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Where did Isildur lose the One Ring (and his life) when his party was ambushed by Orcs?




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  Issues for a Modern Day Middle Earth Editor choice 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, quogequox, Jul 13 13

Imagine, if you will, what life would be like in Middle Earth in the 21st century. Here's a quiz about some of the issues that may occur.
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quogequox
6273 plays
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  Middle Earth Logic 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Elanor, Nov 15 20

Can you work out how these people, places or things are linked? And can you find the next one in the sequence?
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Elanor
Nov 15 20
5376 plays
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  J.R.R.Tolkien Life and Literature Quiz 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, Vanyar, Jun 30 03

This quiz has questions based on the many novels written by J.R.R. Tolkien. The answers mostly come from 'The Hobbit' and 'Lord of the Rings', but some questions are from his other works. Also, there are a few questions relating to the author himself.
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Vanyar
4338 plays
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  The A-Z of Tolkien 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, cal79, Oct 04 19

Each answer begins with a different letter of the alphabet, starting with "A". "X" is missed out but is incorporated into the "S" question.
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cal79
Oct 04 19
4665 plays
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  The History of Middle-earth 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, May 26 17

This 12-volume compilation of the work of JRR Tolkien, collected and edited by his son Christopher between 1983 and 1996, shows how Tolkien's conception of Middle-earth evolved over time. NB:Accents have been omitted, as ASCII code can distort them.
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looney_tunes editor
May 26 17
1158 plays
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  J.R.R. Tolkien Meets the Bible 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Jan 02 21

Many interesting analogies can be drawn from several biblical figures and events to ones in J.R.R. Tolkien's works. See how many you can infer from the descriptions I give. Good Luck.
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LeoDaVinci editor
Jan 02 21
2277 plays
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  A-Z of Arda 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, mindlessmunkey, Mar 29 04

Answers may draw on "The Hobbit", "The Lord Of The Rings", "The Silmarillion" or "Unfinished Tales". N.B. Accented characters (ë, ú, etc) will not be used in questions OR answers for this quiz.
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mindlessmunkey
2244 plays
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  The One Ring of Sauron the Great 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Birdman33, Nov 14 09

Questions related to the One Ring of Sauron.
Tough
Birdman33
3849 plays
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  Tolkien: Similarities and Differences 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, cal79, Feb 17 18

For example if I give you the name Merry and the choice of answers is Pippin, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli then the correct answer is Pippin because they are both Hobbits. Some questions may be quite tricky. Questions 4 and 8 ask you for a difference.
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cal79
Feb 17 18
3666 plays
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  Weapons of Middle-Earth 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Birdman33, Jun 10 06

Questions related to the weapons of Tolkien's world.
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Birdman33
3987 plays
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  Conflict in Middle-Earth 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, Birdman33, May 23 11

Questions related to the many wars, battles, and skirmishes fought in (and around) Middle-Earth.
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Birdman33
1557 plays
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  Which Weapon? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LuthienT, Nov 19 17

Along with naming characters and places, J.R.R Tolkien created many named weapons, primarily swords. This is a quiz that will ask the names and the owners of many of his weapons.
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LuthienT
Nov 19 17
3441 plays
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  Murder Most Foul in Middle Earth 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, quogequox, May 23 11

It's not all epic battles, sometimes it's personal.
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quogequox
3393 plays
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  A Tolkien of Gratitude 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 02 16

In Tolkien's works, gifts - often given to express gratitude - play an important role. The questions are based on "The Silmarillion", "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings".
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LadyNym gold member
Mar 02 16
498 plays
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  Tolkien mixture 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Cal79, Sep 02 05

This is a quiz about one of my favourite authors.
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Cal79
2829 plays
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  Middle Earth Food and Drink 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Elanor, Aug 28 09

We all know that Hobbits love to partake of the odd snack or two, so why not try this quiz - featuring the food and drink mentioned in Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and 'Lord of the Rings'. Bon appetit!
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Elanor
4512 plays
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  Last Battle of Arda 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Dec 21 15

The Dagor Dagorath, Armageddon, Ragnarök, End of the World, Judgement Day... this battle has yet to be in Tolkien's world. What do you know of the Last Battle?
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LeoDaVinci editor
Dec 21 15
1344 plays
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  Lord of the Rings Past 25 questions
Difficult, 25 Qns, modog97, Apr 19 04

Maybe harder for some non-hardcore readers of J.R.R. Tolkien's books. So, "Lord of the Rings" fanatics, have fun on this one! And to everybody else, good luck!
Difficult
modog97
2349 plays
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  Hobbit Adventure Trivia 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kaak, Sep 25 21

This quiz is from 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord Of The Rings', this is my first quiz, I hope it is not boring. It concerns the characters in both these stories. Enjoy!
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kaak
Sep 25 21
1362 plays
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  Between The Hobbit and LOTR 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, JessicaNJpa, Apr 13 12

This quiz covers the years between the events in "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings", both written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Most information comes from the appendices in LOTR. Good luck!
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JessicaNJpa
789 plays
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  Middle Earth Analogies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, quogequox, Sep 29 05

Some analogies about Middle Earth and its famous folk. It works like this; The Shire is to Hobbits as Fangorn is to what? Ents, of course.
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quogequox
1791 plays
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  Tough Tolkien Quiz 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Cold_Fusion, Jan 14 17

I really liked 'Lord of the Rings', but this is a very tough quiz, I hope you like it and know a lot about the works of Tolkien
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Cold_Fusion
Jan 14 17
3234 plays
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  Tolkien Freaks Only 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, elvenchick, Dec 23 12

This quiz is only for the serious, obsessed Tolkien fans. Take at your own risk! The material in the questions can be found in 'The Lord of the Rings' Trilogy and 'The Silmarillion'.
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elvenchick
3078 plays
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  Lord of the Rings Realms, Places, and People 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, modog97, Apr 04 20

A quiz on some not very well known places in Middle-Earth, and some not very well known people in Middle-Earth. Have fun!
Tough
modog97
Apr 04 20
1863 plays
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  Tolkien's World - Creatures Of Arda 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, lotryan, Jan 06 07

This isn't just "The Lord of the Rings", although that plays a large part. This is Tolkien in full, so have fun, and good luck!
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lotryan
819 plays
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  A Tolkien Primer 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, johnguilt, Mar 31 10

This is a simple quiz that deals with some basic Tolkien knowledge. I will add more in-depth ones later on.
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johnguilt
2925 plays
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  Middle Earth Odd-One-Out 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Elanor, Jan 18 18

Quite simply, spot the odd one out among these Tolkien foursomes.
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Elanor
Jan 18 18
2535 plays
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  Stupendously Silmarillion 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, crucifix, Oct 17 21

Think you know 'The Silmarillion'? Then think again before your ego crumbles to my quiz! This quiz also contains question from 'Unfinished Tales', so you might have to read both books before starting.
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crucifix
Oct 17 21
732 plays
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  Mathematical Tolkien 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ulmo777, May 01 21

Can Literature and Mathematics be combined? The answer is "Yes". This quiz tests your knowledge of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world and Mathematics. I wish good luck to all of you.
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ulmo777
May 01 21
663 plays
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  Tolkien's World: History & Geography 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pample mousse, Nov 07 10

I hope you enjoy my quiz on Tolkien's world. This isn't just the events of "The Lord Of The Rings", so you should be aware that I will cover the First and Second Ages.
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pample mousse
1509 plays
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