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20 Trivia Questions Only True “Lord Of The Rings” Will Be Able To Answer

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    Hobbits from outside The Shire
    Forrest Elves
    Great Eagles

    "Durin's Folk" refers to the clan of dwarves that once inhabited Misty Mountain. Most Dwarfish clans can trace their lines back to Durin's Folk.

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    The bridge over the Brandywine river, marking the end of The Shire.
    The mythical gateway between Middle-Earth and Valinor, the land of the gods.
    The name of the broken sword before it was reforged as the legendary Andúril.
    The bridge inside the Great Gates of Moria where Gandalf faced the Balrog.

    Khazad-dûm is actually the Dwarfish name for Moria. The bridge of Khazad-dûm was destroyed when Gandalf did battle with the Balrog.

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    Hill Giants
    Giant Spiders
    Flying fell beasts

    Ungoliant was an ancient creature that looked like a giant spider. Ungoliant was the mother of the spider Shelob, whom Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee did battle with.

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    The Old Guesthouse
    The Green Dragon
    The Prancing Pony
    The Southern Star

    Southern Star is a variety of "pipe-weed” grown in The Shire.

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    Saurumon’s forces versus King Théoden’s Rohirrim.
    Saurumon’s forces versus the Ents.
    Orcs of Dol Guldur versus the Galadhrim of Lothlórien.
    The forces of the Dark Lord Sauron versus the forces of Gondor.

    The Battle of Isengard is also called the Destruction of Isengard, because the Ents really messed that joint up.

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    Orcrist the Goblin-cleaver
    Glamdring the Foe-hammer

    Angrist was an ancient sword forged by Telchar of Nogrod. It was used to pry one of the Silmaril jewels out of Melkor's Iron Crown.

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    The daughter of Samwise Gamgee and Rosie Cotton
    The Queen of Mirkwood and mother of Legolas
    One of the nine humans who was given a Ring of Power
    Wife of Bard the Bowman of Lake-town

    Elanor was one of twelve children that Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton had together.

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    Who to send to destroy the Ring of Power.
    Who would lead the White Council. Gandalf was elected but declined, so Saruman took over.
    The number of soldiers to send to fight Sauron in the Battle of the Morannon.
    How to punish the newly risen Uruk-hai.

    After the Last Debate, Aragorn led a force of 6,000 soldiers in order to distract Sauron's forces so that Frodo could slip in and destroy the One Ring.

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    Estel - meaning "hope" or "trust."
    Amdir - meaning "looking up."
    Aeluin - meaning "blue lake."
    Míriel - meaning "sparkling like jewels."

    Aragorn lived in Rivendell as a child. He was called Estel in order to conceal his identity from Sauron's forces.

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    The corrupt mounds of earth from which Uruk-hai are born.
    Wounds inflicted by the Nazgûl.
    Siege towers used by Orcs during the attack on Minas Tirith.
    The name given to an Elf who has given up its immortality.

    Morgul-wounds are any injury inflicted by the enchanted weapons of the Nazgûl, like the wound Frodo received that nearly transformed him into a wraith.

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    She was imprisoned in a lockhole for helping her son Lotho destroy The Shire.
    She died, donating her money to Frodo to help Hobbits displaced by Saruman.
    She became corrupted by Saruman, and transformed into a Ringwraith.
    She joined Bilbo Baggins on his journey to the Grey Havens.

    Lobelia Sackville-Baggins makes peace with the Baggins family, and upon her death, donates her wealth in order to find homes for all the hobbits who were displaced by her son, Lotho.

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    The Mellon
    The Periannath
    The Onodrim
    The Urulóki

    The Sindarin word "perian" literally translates to "halfling." Periannath is the collective plural.

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    The defeat of Sauron at the hands of Last Alliance of Elves and Men.
    The destruction of Beleriand in the War of Wrath.
    The death of Sauron after the destruction of the One Ring.
    The creation of the Two Trees that gave light and time to the world.

    The Third Age began with the Last Alliance of Elves and Men defeating Sauron and ended with the destruction of the One Ring and Sauron's death.

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    It is the Entish castle where the Entmoot is held.
    It is the Fangorn Forest home of the great spider Shelob.
    It is the stone tower in Isengard from which Saruman commanded his forces.
    It is where Treebeard invited Merry and Pippin to stay before the Entmoot.

    Wellinghall is where Merry and Pippin drank the Ent-draughts that made them grow to be the two tallest hobbits in all of the Shire.

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    The Great Goblin that lead the goblins living under the Misty Mountains.
    A fire drake that lived within Lonely Mountain, where he protected his hoard of gold.
    An Orc-chieftain of Moria, who led the Orcs during the Battle of Five Armies.
    An orc who died at the hands of Samwise Gamgee in the Tower of Cirith Ungol.

    Snaga may actually not be a specific name, but a mocking term used by Uruk-hai and Orc chieftains meant to belittle lesser Orcs.

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    Taliska is a language of Man. It was spoken by the Edain of the House of Bëor and House of Hador.

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    A pack of trained dogs.
    A pack of trained wolves.
    A shape-shifting man/bear.
    A swarm of angry bees.

    Farmer Maggot's three dogs were called Grip, Fang, and Wolf.

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    The tavern in Bree where the hobbits first met Aragorn.
    The plains to the East of Mordor.
    The hidden entrance to Goblin-town in the Misty Mountains.
    The name of Bilbo and later Frodo’s house in The Shire.

    The Front Porch is where Bilbo Baggins and the dwarves take shelter from the thunder-battle. While they slept, goblins abducted the party using hidden entrances into the cave.

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    Three Rings of Power given to the Elves.
    Seven Seeing-Stones.
    Three jewels created by Fëanor.
    Three strands of Galadriels hair given to Gimli.

    The Palantíri were magical objects that could be used to see and communicate over great distances.

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    Carved gargoyles at the entrance to the Tower of Cirith Ungol.
    Massive statues of Isildur and Anárion standing on either side of the River Anduin.
    Two rivers that flow through the Gap of Rohan, creating its borders.
    The two towers making up the seat of power in Mordor.

    The Two Watchers are the three-headed statues on either side of the entrance to the Tower of Cirith Ungol. They formed an invisible barrier that could not be passed through.

20 Trivia Questions Only True “Lord Of The Rings” Will Be Able To Answer

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