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The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien

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Glossary of Terms in The Hobbit

1. What is the name of Bilbo’s hillside home?

2. What happens to trolls when they are exposed to daylight?

3. What is Gollum’s name for his ring?

4. Who kills Smaug?

5. Who is the master of Rivendell?

6. What effect does the magic ring have?

7. Where does Bilbo choose to live at the end of the novel?

8. At what university was Tolkien a professor?

9. What posthumously published book explains the mythology Tolkien created for Middle-Earth?

10. What is the name of the evil wolflike creatures that support the goblins?

11. What two shapes can Beorn assume?

12. Who stops Thorin from attacking Bilbo?

13. What evil sorcerer has taken up residence in Mirkwood?

14. What does Bilbo name his sword?

15. What is the name of Gandalf’s sword?

16. Where is Smaug’s lair?

17. What kind of contest do Bilbo and Gollum hold?

18. What is Smaug’s weakness?

19. What is happening to Bilbo’s possessions when he returns home?

20. Who saves the party from the Wargs?

21. Who was Thror?

22. What two sides of Bilbo’s family define much of his personality?

23. Where does Bilbo hide the dwarves during their escape from the wood elves?

24. How old is Gandalf?

25. What distinguishes a hobbit’s feet from human feet?

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Study hard!!!!

by Kpissaccharine, August 07, 2013

Study the vocabulary words and the chapter summaries for the big test on September 9th, because we will not go over this in class!!!!

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