Quiz for Tolkien supergeeks

This isn't one of those quizzes with questions like "what is Frodo's surname?" and "who played Aragorn in the film adaptations?". Some of these questions are really hard and really obscure, so make sure you know your Tolkien trivia.
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1
Galadriel was the daughter of _
  • Finarfin
  • Fëanor
  • Finwë
  • Fingolfin
  • 2
    On which date did the Battle of Five Armies take place?
  • January 15, 2943
  • November 30, 2950
  • June 28, 2899
  • November 23, 2941
  • 3
    Helluin is the name given by the elves to which star?
  • Betelgeuse
  • Sirius
  • Arcturus
  • The Sun
  • 4
    Who was Gimli's paternal grandfather
  • Grór
  • Gróin
  • Thrór
  • Gamil
  • 5
    How old was Aragorn when his father Arathorn was slain by orcs?
  • 4
  • 18
  • 2
  • 11
  • 6
    Who after the Ainur, were the first race to come to Arda?
  • Men
  • Elves
  • Dwarves
  • Goblins
  • 7
    How many children did Galadriel and Celeborn have?
  • 3
  • 7
  • 1
  • 4
  • 8
    Westernesse is another name for which land?
  • Gondor
  • Númenor
  • Rohan
  • The Shire
  • 9
    Thorin II Oakenshield's sword is named Orcrist. What language is this and what is the translation?
  • Tengwar: Foe-hammer
  • Sindarin: Goblin-cleaver
  • Khuzdul: Foe-hammer
  • Telerin: Goblin-cleaver
  • 10
    Who was the wife of King Thingol of Doriath?
  • Findis
  • Miriel
  • Anarië
  • Melian
  • 11
    Who first created the orcs?
  • Sauron
  • Melkor
  • Saruman
  • Gil-Galad
  • 12
    Orod (pl. ered) is the Sindarin word for
  • Hill
  • Tower
  • River
  • Mountain
  • 13
    When his wife Edith died, which name did Tolkien have engraved on her tombstone?
  • Lalaith
  • Arwen Undomiel
  • Lúthien
  • Yavanna
  • 14
    Telperion and Laurelin were the names of what?
  • Noldor elves
  • Mountains
  • Trees
  • Maiar
  • 15
    Who was the mother of Frodo Baggins?
  • Esmeralda Brandybuck
  • Belladonna Took
  • Angelica Baggins
  • Primula Brandybuck
  • 16
    Who was the first King Under the Mountain
  • Thráin I
  • Durin
  • Thorin I
  • Dáin Ironfoot
  • 17
    Aragorn wears the ring of Barahir, his ancestor. Who was the son of Barahir?
  • Isildur
  • Beren
  • Elendil
  • Bregor
  • 18
    What was the original name of Minas Morgul before falling under the power of Mordor?
  • Minas Arnor
  • Minas Malloth
  • Minas Ithil
  • Minas Tirith
  • 19
    Who made the seven Palantíri?
  • The Noldor
  • The Teleri
  • The Dwarves
  • The Valar
  • 20
    By which name was Gandalf first known?
  • Olórin
  • Mithrandir
  • Incánus
  • Tharkûn
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