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How Well Do You Know "Lord Of The Rings" Characters?

Age is just a number when you're an Elf.

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Note: age at the end of the Lord of the Rings books, that is — in the year T.A. 3019.

  1. 1. Can you guess how old Frodo is?

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    29
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    37
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    46
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    51
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    51 years old!

    Frodo Baggins was 51 by the end of The Lord of the Rings. He was 50 years old at the Council of Elrond, and 33 at the beginning of The Fellowship of the Ring. The One Ring sure keeps you looking young!

  2. 2. How old is Arwen?

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    2,778
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    1,953
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    814
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    5,461
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    2,778 years old!

    At the end of the trilogy, Arwen is 2,778, yet doesn't look a day over 1,000! Being half-Elven has its perks. Fun fact: she gives up her life at age 2,901, a year after Aragorn's death.

  3. 3. Meanwhile, how old is Aragorn?

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    57
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    88
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    112
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    74
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    88 years old!

    Aragorn was 88 at the end of the series, and ruled for 122 years as king until his death at 210 years of age.

  4. 4. How old do you think Bilbo is?

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    129
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    153
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    111
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    184
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    129 years old!

    Bilbo Baggins is 129 by the end of The Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship of the Ring opens on his "eleventy-first" birthday.

  5. 5. How old does Gimli seem to you?

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    62
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    89
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    125
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    140
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    140 years old!

    By the end of the trilogy, Gimli was 140. At age 262, Gimli traveled into the West to the Undying Lands with Legolas after Aragorn's death.

  6. 6. Can you guess how old Éowyn is?

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    18
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    36
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    24
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    41
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    Wrong!

    24 years old!

    Éowyn was only 24 at the end of the LOTR series, further proving that she is more badass than us all. Her brother Éomer was 28.

  7. 7. How old do you think Pippin is?

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    25
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    29
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    34
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    38
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    29 years old!

    Pippin was the youngest of the 4 Hobbits at only 29 years old by the end of the trilogy — he hadn't even "come of age," which for Hobbits happens at 33!

  8. 8. How old is Faramir?

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    36
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    45
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    28
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    22
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    36 years old!

    At the end of the series, Faramir was 36. Meanwhile, his brother Boromir died at 41.

  9. 9. How old did Théoden seem to you?

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    92
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    84
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    70
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    66
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    70 years old!

    Théoden died in battle at age 70. Éomer succeeded him as king.

  10. 10. How old was Gollum?

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    589
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    320
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    437
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    666
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    Wrong!

    Around 589 years old!

    Possessing the One Ring extended Gollum's life far beyond what it would have naturally been, and he was around 589 years old at the time of his death in Mount Doom.

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