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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 11.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What stops Bilbo from going forward in the dark tunnels in Chapter 5?
(a) He blunders into a dead end.
(b) He hears goblins going fishing.
(c) Gollum catches him.
(d) He comes to the edge of a subterranean lake.
2. What phase of the moon is showing when Elrond studies the map?
(a) A gibbous moon.
(b) A full moon.
(c) A new moon.
(d) A crescent moon.
3. Where did Gollum live before coming to the underground lake?
(a) With his grandmother in a hole in a bank beside a river.
(b) Nowhere - he has always lived on his island.
(c) With the goblins, but he was banished after he ate one of them.
(d) On the top of a windy mountain.
4. What question of Balin's enraged the Elvenking?
(a) Balin asks if the spiders are the elves' pets.
(b) Balin asks if the elves know anything about Smaug's treasure.
(c) Balin asks what has happened to Thorin.
(d) Balin asks the Elvenking for food and drink before being set free.
5. What weapons do the Wood Elves use when they take the dwarves prisoner?
(a) Bows and spears.
(b) Swords and daggers.
(c) They freeze the dwarves with their magical powers.
(d) Whips and clubs.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bilbo learn about his sword in Chapter 5?
2. How does Beorn find out that Gandalf's story is true?
3. What prediction of Gandalf's comes true in Chapter 9?
4. What is the answer to Bilbo's first riddle?
5. What nearly gives Bilbo's presence away to the men steering the barrels in spite of the invisibility conferred on him by the ring?
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