Ultimate Silmarillion quiz

A difficult quiz about Gondolin, Nargothrond, Turgon, Finrod, etc. From the Silmarillion.
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Who awoke the desire in Finrod and Turgon to find a hidden stronghold?
  • Manwë
  • Aulë
  • Ulmo
  • Olorin
  • 2
    Where was the hidden city of Gondolin located?
  • Fangorn forest
  • Valinor
  • The vale of Tumalden
  • Upon Tuna
  • 3
    True or false? The emblem of Nargothrond was seven stars upon a white tree.
  • True
  • False
  • 4
    What where the seven gates in Orfalch Echor protecting Gondolin in order from first to last?
  • Gate of: steel, silver, gold, ruby, emerald, sapphire, diamond
  • Gate of: wood, stone, bronze, iron, silver, gold, steel
  • Gate of: bronze, iron, gold, ruby, sapphire, emerald, tempered steel
  • Trick question, Gondolin was unprotected!
  • 5
    What was the name of Turgon's sister?
  • Luithien
  • Eärwen
  • Aredhel
  • Galadriel
  • 6
    Who led the sack of Nargothrond?
  • Glaurung the golden, father of dragons
  • Fingon
  • Morgoth
  • Sauron
  • 7
    True or false? Throndor the Eagle bore Húrin and Huor to Gondolin.
  • True
  • False
  • 8
    True or False? Smaug the dragon hoarded the swords Glamdring, Orcrist, and Sting after the sack of Gondolin.
  • True
  • False
  • 9
    Who was the lord of Nargothrond when Túrin came there?
  • Fingon
  • Finrod Felagund
  • Ordoreth
  • Finarfin
  • 10
    Who told Finrod about the caves that would later become Nargothrond?
  • Felagund
  • Thingol
  • Ölwe
  • Ingwë
  • 11
    True or False? Tuor's father was Fingolfin.
  • True
  • False
  • 12
    What was the name of the cave complex where Thingol had his palace?
  • Nargothrond
  • Orfalch Echor
  • Menegroth
  • Rammas Echor
  • 13
    Which of these was NOT a house of Gondolin?
  • Fountain
  • Golden Flower
  • Stag
  • Mole
  • 14
    Who married Idril of Gondolin?
  • Túrin
  • Tuor
  • Ëol
  • Vöronwë
  • 15
    The son of Eöl and Aredhel was Hador
  • True
  • False
  • 16
    Did Eärendil defeat Ancalagon the Black?
  • Yes
  • No
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