Lord of the Rings Quiz & Trivia Questions

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Lord of the Rings Quiz
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The Shire

From the dawn of the Third Age to fall of the Dark Lord

From the borders of the Shire to the White Tower of Minas Tirith, this trilogy of books of movies has entertained millions (maybe even billions?) all over the globe. So gather your friends, family or whoever else together and see who knows their Tooks from Brandybucks, and Orcs from Uruk-Hai! 

Lord of the Rings Quiz Questions

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Simple - As simple as life in the Shire

  1. Which 2 members of the Fellowship are cousins?
  2. What is Gimli’s father’s name?
  3. What is Sam’s profession?
  4. What King refused to throw the One Ring into Mount Doom?
  5. Who is the King of Rohan?
  6. What is the name of Saruman’s sidekick / assistant?
  7. What is the name of Frodo’s sword?
  8. What monster does Gandalf the Grey fight in the Mines of Moria?
  9. What is the name of Saruman’s fortress?
  10. How many members of the Fellowship are there?

Intermediate - Should be fine for real fans 

  1. What is the name of Sauron’s tower?
  2. What is Frodo’s undershirt made from?
  3. What bone did actor Viggo Mortensen break while filming the Two Towers?
  4. The Shire has been made into a tourist town. What is the name of that town?
  5. What race does Aragorn belong to?
  6. Who is the father of Faramir and Boromir?
  7. What animal did Sam always want to see?
  8. How many rings were made for men, dwarves and elves?
  9. What forest is home to Treebeard and the other Ents?
  10. What river city is Faramir sent to defend?

Advanced - Tougher than Uruk-Hai armour

  1. What is the name of the Uruk-Hai Lieutenant that kills Boromir?
  2. Who is the only LOTR cast member to have met J.R.R. Tolkein?
  3. Name all the gifts Galadriel gives to members of the Fellowship in the movies.
  4. How does Saruman communicate with Sauron?
  5. What is the name of the sword that Elrond gifts to Aragorn?
  6. How many Academy Awards did The Return of the King win?
  7. Where and when is Aragorn to look for Gandalf’s arrival at Helm’s Deep.
  8. Who composed the music for the trilogy of movies?
  9. What food does Frodo forget the taste of as he travels through Mordor?
  10. What is a meeting of the Ents called?
  11. Aragorn has 2 other names in LOTR, what are they?

Impossible - A trivia question fit for the Dark Lord. 

  1. What is the name of the horse that rescues Aragorn in the Two Towers?



  1. Merry & Pippin
  2. Gloin
  3. Gardener
  4. Isildur
  5. Theoden
  6. Grima Wormtongue
  7. Sting
  8. A Balrog
  9. Isengard
  10. 9


  1. Barad-Dur
  2. Mithril
  3. His toe (kicking a helmet)
  4. Hobbiton
  5. The Dúnedain
  6. Lord Denethor
  7. An Oliphant
  8. 9, 3, 7
  9. Fanngorn
  10. Osgiliath


  1. Lurtz
  2. Christopher Lee (Saruman)
  3. Elven rope for Sam, a vial of Eärendil's Light for Frodo, three of her hairs for Gimli, a bow for Legolas and daggers for Merry and Pippin
  4. Using a Palantír
  5. 11
  6. To the East, at dawn on the 5th day
  7. Howard Shore
  8. Strawberries
  9. An entmoot
  10. Strider & King Elessar


  1. Brego

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