Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is coming with Biblo as he heads out on his journey?
2. Who has been heading West in large groups, leaving Middle Earth for some reason?
3. What did the Elves leave behind for the Hobbits when they woke up?
4. What is Bilbo trying to finish when he goes on this last journey away from Hobbiton?
5. What does Frodo compliment when talking to Tom Bombadil's wife?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Sam is walking around to look for the ponies, he hears a splash. What happened?
2. What is so special about Frodo turning 33 on the day of Bilbo's large party and suprise?
3. What did Farmer Maggot tell the dark man, cloaked and hooded, when he asked about Baggins?
4. What does Frodo dream about during his first night's sleep at Crickhollow?
5. Why don't the travelers in the Fellowship worry when they get through the door away from the Orcs?
6. What happens when Tom takes the ring in his hand after Frodo hands it to him?
7. What does Frodo do in order to save his friends from their terrible fate?
8. What happened to the Ringwraiths when their horses were drowned in the flood?
9. What does Butterbur give to the Hobbits when they are at the Inn?
10. Where do the travelers decide to stay before they make the decision to go to Gondor or to Moria?
Essay Topic 1
In the end, Frodo decides to head off on his own, though the rest of the fellowship decides to follow anyway.
Part 1: Why is it important that Frodo go off on his journey alone?
Part 2: Is it a good idea to bring along Sam? Why or why not?
Part 3: What advantages might Frodo have in going off by himself on this journey?
Essay Topic 2
The many identities of Aragorn makes the reader wonder who he really is at various points of the story.
Part 1: Why do think Aragorn takes on so many identities?
Part 2: What does Aragorn's ever-changing identity say about him and about his place in the world?
Part 3: Would it be better for Aragorn to only have one identity? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
At one point during the book, readers are reminded that all things pass and change. The world is always going to move into new eras.
Part 1: Why is the world always going to change?
Part 2: What makes this story's progress of time so much more important to the characters? Or is it not as important?
Part 3: How does change of an era change the people who are living in the era?
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