Tuesday, August 30, 2011

This week's TYKT

Points collected so far

Here are this week's questions for TYKT (1 pt each). Good luck!

1. Which stone did Bilbo give to the Elvenking to aid him in his negotiations in The Hobbit?
a. A Diamond
b. A Silmaril
c. Elvenstone
d. Arkenstone
e. A Palantir

2. What do the initials J.R.R. mean in the writer's name J.R.R. Tolkien?
a. Joseph Ronald Redford
b. John Ronald Reuel
c. Joseph Robin Ronald
d. Jack Roger Ronald
e. Jake Ronald Robin

3. What was the original name of Minas Morgul?
a. Minas Tirith
b. Isengard
c. Isenmouthe
d. Minas Ithil
e. Orthanc

4. In which forrest was Bilbo attacked by a group of spiders and did he have to free the dwarves who were caught in cobwebs in The Hobbit?
a. Mirkwood
b. Fangorn
c. Lorien
d. Old Forest
e. Chet Wood

5. How do the elves call Gandalf?
a. Mearas
b. Istari
c. Garulf
d. Mithrandir
e. Finglas

6. What is the name of J.R.R. Tolkien's son who continued publishing his work after his death?
a. Jake
b. Peter
c. Christopher
d. Mark
e. Philip

7. Name six of the thirteen dwarves.

8. In the Prancing Pony Frodo sang about the Man in the Moon. Who wrote the song?

9. What is strange about a Troll's purse?

10. What was unusual about Sting and any other High Elven blade? 

4 comments:

Una Mariah said...

1. a.
2. b.
3. d.
4. a.
5. d.
6. c.

7. Fili, Kili, Dori, Nori, Ori, and Oin.

8. Bilbo?

9. It's alive? Well, anyway, It asked Bilbo who he was.

10. They glow?

Alyianna said...

Here are my little sister's answers:
1. d
2. b
3. d
4. d
5. a
6. c
7. Gloin, Oin, Ori, Nori, Bombur, Bofur
8. Peter Jackson
9. It talks
10. When orcs were near, it went blue

Carrots said...

This week is easier, thank goodness!
1. D
2. B
3. D
4. A
5. D
6. C
7. Balin, Dwalin, Fili, Kili, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Oin, Gloin, Ori, Nori, Dori and most especially Thorin!
8. Bilbo (well, Tolkien, but yeah.)
9. It calls out when you steal from it!
10. They glow blue when goblins or orcs approach, and the goblins fear them.

Voronda Elda-Aranel said...

1.a
2.b
3.c
4.a
5.d
6.c
7. Nori. Ori, Dwalin, Balin, Fili, Kili,
8 He did
9. They talk.
10. It glowed when orcs were around.