120+ Fun Lord of the Rings Trivia Questions & Answers (2022)

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General Lord of the Rings Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: Who trained dogs called wolf hounds?

Answer: Huan.

Trivia Question: Who is the ultimate lord?

Answer: Eru Ilúvatar.

Trivia Question: What was the name of Sam's favorite pony?

Answer: Bill.

Trivia Question: Which forest was known for being the last habitation of the Ents and Huorns?

Answer: Fangorn Forest.

Trivia Question: Which movie does the Fangorn Forest first appear?

Answer: The Two Towers.

Trivia Question: Who is the Elven character who is the Sindar Elf of the Woodland Realm?

Answer: Legolas.

Trivia Question: How many members are in the Fellowship of the Ring?

Answer: Nine.

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Middle Earth Lord of the Rings Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: Why do the elves leave Middle Earth?

Answer: Because the Valar were spiritually calling them to their ultimate destiny.

Trivia Question: What was the name of the evil overlords who tried to take control of all Middle Earth?

Answer: "Dark Lord."

Trivia Question: Who were the nine Fellowship of the Ring heroes that represented the Free Peoples of Middle Earth?

Answer: Gandalf, Legolas, Gimli, Aragorn, Boromir, Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin.

Trivia Question: Gandalf destroys what after the Battle of the Hornburg?

Answer: The staff of Saruman.

Trivia Question: Why were the hobbits affected by Sauron's One Ring?

Answer: They do not crave power or have a desire to rule over others.

Frodo Baggins Lord of the Rings Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: What is the name of Frodo's gardener?

Answer: Samwise Gamgee.

Trivia Question: Who gave Frodo Baggins the One Ring?

Answer: He inherited it from Bilbo.

Trivia Question: When was Frodo stabbed?

Answer: During his journey to Rivendell with the One Ring.

Trivia Question: Frodo fought bravely against which character to protect the One Ring?

Answer: Gollum.

Trivia Question: At the beginning of his venture out of his home, who met Frodo on the edge of the Shire?

Answer: Gildor Inglorion.

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Bilbo Lord of the Rings Trivia

Trivia Question: What is Bilbo's relation to Frodo?

Answer: They are cousins.

Trivia Question: On what date was Bilbo's birthday party celebrating his 111th?

Answer: September 22, 3001.

Trivia Question: Why was Bilbo Baggins picked by Gandalf to help the Dwarves?

Answer: Unknown reasons.

One Ring Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: What was the name of the ancient sword that cut the One Ring from Sauron's hand?

Answer: Narsil.

The Fellowship of the Ring Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: How many rings (Great Rings) were given to the race of Men?

Answer: Nine rings.

Trivia Question: What does Pippin steal at the beginning of the film?

Answer: Gandalf's giant dragon firecracker and plants.

Trivia Question: What were Gandalf and Frodo riding at the beginning of the film?

Answer: Gandalf's wagon.

Trivia Question: Where was the Ring of Power forged?

Answer: In the fires of Mount Doom.

Trivia Question: When was the Fellowship of the Ring movie released?

Answer: 2001.

Trivia Question: What does the Witch King stab Frodo with?

Answer: A Morgul-blade.

Trivia Question: In The Fellowship of the Ring, the witch king easily evades a torch held by who?

Answer: Aragorn.

The Two Towers Lord of the Rings Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: Where was Fangorn Forest located?

Answer: Beneath the southeastern Misty Mountains.

Trivia Question: After he died, when did Gandalf return back to life?

Answer: 20 days life.

Trivia Question: When was The Two Towers movie released?

Answer: 2002.

Trivia Question: What type of bread are Sam and Frodo eating at the beginning of The Two Towers?

Answer: Lembas bread.

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The Return of the King Lord of the Rings Questions

Trivia Question: What is the name of the giant spider in The Return of the King?

Answer: Shelob.

Trivia Question: Who kills Grima?

Answer: Legolas.

Trivia Question: Who tells Aragorn about the Black Ships?

Answer: Gandalf and Elrond.

Trivia Question: Who did Pippin dance with in the Golden Hall?

Answer: Merry.

Trivia Question: Which character does "Return of the King" refer to?

Answer: Aragorn.

Trivia Question: After being crowned king, who did Aragorn bow before?

Answer: Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin.

Trivia Question: After placing a helmet on Merry's head, what does Eowyn call Merry?

Answer: "A true esquire of Rohan."

Actors in The Lord of the Rings Trivia Quiz

Trivia Question: Who directed The Lord of the Rings movies?

Answer: Peter Jackson.

Trivia Question: Which actor plays Merry Brandybuck?

Answer: Dominic Monaghan.

Trivia Question: Which character did Peter Jackson portray as a hero of the monomyth that wasn't portrayed in the books?

Answer: Aragorn.

Trivia Question: Which actor portrayed Gandalf?

Answer: Ian McKellen.

Trivia Question: Which actor played Samwise Gamgee?

Answer: Sean Astin.

Trivia Question: Who does Christopher Lee play in the movies?

Answer: Saruman.

Trivia Question: Which actor plays Frodo's character?

Answer: Elijah Wood.

Trivia Question: Which character does Andy Serkis play?

Answer: Gollum.

Trivia Question: Which actor plays Bilbo's character?

Answer: Ian Holm.

Trivia Question: Where is director Peter Jackson from?

Answer: New Zealand.

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Hard Lord of the Rings Quiz

Trivia Question: What was the name of the inn in the village of Bree?

Answer: The Prancing Pony.

Trivia Question: Who does Aragorn summon to the Stone of Erech?

Answer: The army of the dead.

Trivia Question: Who says the line, "A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to"?

Answer: Gandalf the Grey.

Trivia Question: Who carries Pippin away after mistaking him to be the Ring-bearer?

Answer: The Uruk-hai.

Trivia Question: What is the Elvish word for "friend"?

Answer: "Mellon."

Trivia Question: Where was Helm's Deep located?

Answer: In the White Mountains below the Thrihyrne.

Trivia Question: Name Gollum's friend and cousin.

Answer: Déagol.

Trivia Question: What battle took place in Helm's Deep?

Answer: The Battle of the Hornburg.

Mount Doom Trivia

Trivia Question: What was unique about Mount Doom?

Answer: It was the only place the Ring can be unmade.

Trivia Question: What was the real name of Mount Doom?

Answer: Amon Amarth.

Trivia Question: Why didn't Sauron destroy Mount Doom?

Answer: He believed no one would want or be capable of destroying the Ring.

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Gollum Trivia

Trivia Question: How many years did Gollum hold onto the ring?

Answer: 478 years.

Trivia Question: How old was Gollum when he died?

Answer: 589 years old.

Trivia Question: What is Gollum's other name?

Answer: Sméagol.

Trivia Question: Where does Bilbo find Sméagol?

Answer: The Misty Mountains.

Arwen Lord of the Rings Trivia

Trivia Question: What is the name of Arwen's father?

Answer: Elrond.

Trivia Question: What does Arwen's name mean?

Answer: "Royal Maiden."

Trivia Question: In what year of the Third Age did Arwen meet Aragorn?

Answer: 2951.

Trivia Question: How did Arwen die?

Answer: Of a broken heart.

Gimli Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: Of what race is Gimli?

Answer: Dwarf.

Trivia Question: What is the name of Gimli's father?

Answer: Gloin.

Trivia Question: Why was Gimli chosen to be part of the Fellowship?

Answer: To represent his race.

Trivia Question: After Galadriel asks Gimli what gift he wants, what does he say he wants?

Answer: A strand of her hair.

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Pippin Took Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: Where was Pippin captured by Orcs?

Answer: At Parth Galen.

Trivia Question: Whose life did Pippin save by telling Gandalf of Denethor's madness?

Answer: Faramir.

Trivia Question: In Gondor, who did Pippin meet and become friends with?

Answer: Beregond.

Trivia Question: Who did Pippin marry?

Answer: Diamond of Long Cleeve.

Galadriel Trivia Quiz

Trivia Question: Who is Galadriel's father?

Answer: Finarfin.

Trivia Question: Who did Galadriel get married to?

Answer: Celeborn.

Trivia Question: Which of the rings did Galadriel have?

Answer: Nenya.

Trivia Question: When was Galadriel banned from returning to Valinor?

Answer: At the end of the First Age.

Merry Brandybuck Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: What was the name of Merry's mom?

Answer: Saradoc.

Trivia Question: Who was Merry the esquire of?

Answer: King Theoden of Rohan.

Trivia Question: Who is responsible for healing Merry of the Black Breath?

Answer: Aragon.

Trivia Question: Merry was one of the largest hobbits in history for what reason?

Answer: He drank Ent-draughts.

The Hobbit's Tale Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: What did the Goblins call Thorin's elven sword?

Answer: Biter.

Trivia Question: What is the secret password in Elvish language that caused the Doors to swing open?

Answer: "Speak friend and enter."

The Lord of the Rings Box Office Trivia

Trivia Question: Which movie franchise was heavily influenced by The Lord of the Rings trilogy?

Answer: Star Wars.

Trivia Question: What was the most successful Lord of the Rings trilogy movie?

Answer: The Return of the King.

Trivia Question: How many Academy Awards did The Lord of the Rings trilogy win?

Answer: 17 out of the 30 the movies were nominated for.

Trivia Question: How many Academy Awards did The Fellowship of the Ring win?

Answer: Eight.

The Lord of the Rings Books Trivia

Trivia Question: What does the very beginning of the Fellowship of the Ring book talk about?

Answer: The mystery of Bilbo Baggins' longevity.

Trivia Question: What fake name does Frodo use while leaving the Shire?

Answer: Mr. Underhill.

Trivia Question: Who wrote The Lord of the Rings books?

Answer: J.R.R. Tolkien.

Trivia Question: What do Tolkien fans nickname themselves?

Answer: Tolkienists.

Trivia Question: When was The Fellowship of the Ring book first released?

Answer: July 29, 1954.

Trivia Question: What is the name of the fictional demon in Tolkien's Middle Earth?

Answer: Balrog.

Trivia Question: What character says, "I would rather spend one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone"?

Answer: Arwen.

Trivia Question: Who was Sam talking to when he said, "Folk in those stories had lots of chances of turning back, only they didn't"?

Answer: Frodo.

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