You may be a fan of second breakfast or know enough Elvish to make your way around Rivendell, but do you really know what it takes to be the Lord of the Rings? Test your Tolkien knowledge and figure out whether the following people, places and things are, in fact, fictions based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth lore or whether they're realities we Earthlings might encounter.
Question 1 of 20
The relationship between Luthien and Beren is thought to be the greatest romance of the Elder Days -- but were they Earthlings or Middle-earthlings?
Question 2 of 20
In the midst of an exhausting trilogy of adventure, who would find the Three Cups Hotel a great spot for inspiration?
Question 3 of 20
In this world, powerful men can change the future with statements like, “If I say he is a Burglar, a Burglar he is, or will be when the time comes.”
Question 4 of 20
Anni-Frid, Björn, Benny and Agnetha all hail from an ancient land and make magical music. Are they Earthlings or Middle-earthlings?
Question 5 of 20
In this land, when you ask someone to follow you on a quest, you say, “He mihi nui hoki ki nga tangata whenua o Aotearoa. Ma rangi raua ko papa tatou e manaaki, e tiaki hei nga tau e tu mai nei.”
Question 6 of 20
Which people consider mushrooms an excellent addition to meals (especially when cooked with bacon)?
Question 7 of 20
Which natives frolic in Moseley Bog?
Question 8 of 20
The Battle of Belleau Wood was part of the Kaiserschlacht -- in which world?
Question 9 of 20
The Seven-Branched Sword was a weapon that was very valuable -- to which people?
Question 10 of 20
These folks are quite fond of smoking pipes.
Question 11 of 20
Augustus Fitzroy was a great leader -- in which land?
Question 12 of 20
You can visit The Green Dragon inn in this place.
Question 13 of 20
“The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late” is a popular drinking song with this crowd.
Question 14 of 20
These people eat Cram to keep them fueled on a long journey.
Question 15 of 20
Where would you live if you had experienced the Falls of Rauros?
Question 16 of 20
The person who said "little by little, one travels far" hails from from this land.
Question 17 of 20
You can be a member of the Apolausticks if you reside here.
Question 18 of 20
Someone wise once said, “I will not say do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.” Was it an Earthling or a Middle-earthling?
Question 19 of 20
Fili and Kili are twin brothers who love music. Which are they?
Question 20 of 20