123facts.com - The Most Complete Trivia Game Site

Trivia Quizzes, Games, and Facts

Trivia Categories Forums About Us FAQ Contact Us
Username:  
Password:
Register   My 123Facts




Trivia Quiz Categories
Animals
Brain Teasers
Celebrities
Entertainment
For Kids
General
Geography
History
Hobbies
Humanities
Literature
Movies
Music
People
Religion & Faith
Science & Technology
Sports
Television
Video Games
World

List all trivia quiz categories

More Trivia Fun
New Quizzes
Popular Recent Quizzes
Most Highly Rated Quizzes
   
Write a Quiz

Monthly Tournament
Today's Easy Trivia
Today's Hard Trivia
Easy Hourly Trivia
Hard Hourly Trivia

Trivia Facts
Browse Trivia Facts
Submit a Trivia Fact

Statistics
View Hall of Fame

Website
- Who's online?
440 playing now

- Quizzes served
5,913,213

Players
- Most points

- Registered members
40873

- Just registered!

Teams
- Most points

Quiz Of The Day
- Tournament Leader

- Last Tournament Champ

You are here:    Home » Quizzes
Search:  

J. R. R. Tolkien

written by: Lucia
 
So, you've seen the movie "Lord of the Rings," but what do you actually know about the author who wrote the trilogy? Take this Tolkien trivia quiz to test your knowledge!

Question 1:


What is the full name of the famous British writer J. R. R. Tolkien, author of the trilogy "The Lord of the Rings"?
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
John Ronald Rufus Tolkien
John Robert Ronald Tolkien
Joseph Ronald Robert Tolkien

Question 2:


Writer J. R. R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892 in which country?
England
USA
South Africa
Germany

Question 3:


Which of the following literary works was not written by J. R. R. Tolkien?
Roverandom
The Chronicles of Narnia
The Silmarillion
The Hobbit

Question 4:


J. R. R. Tolkien invented several artificial languages for the characters of his books. What was the name of the Elvish language, based on Greek, Finnish and Latin?
Inkling
Quenya
Esperanto
Gondolin

Question 5:


Which fantasy book by J. R. R. Tolkien, often regarded as a children's story, was not published posthumously?
The Silmarillion
The History of Middle-earth
The Hobbit
Unfinished Tales

Question 6:


J. R. R. Tolkien was religious and insisted that his wife convert to his faith. What was the religion he was devoted to?
Anglicanism
Islam
Judaism
Catholicism

Question 7:


This word was invented by Tolkien and was subsequently used as an informal name of an extinct human species, discovered in 2004.
ogre
hobbit
goblin
elf

Question 8:


The name of this fictional character was engraved on the gravestone of J. R. R. Tolkien in Oxford.
Shagrath
Beren
Peter Pan
Robin Hood

Question 9:


Writer J. R. R. Tolkien served in the British army during which war?
World War I
Spanish Civil War
Gulf War
World War II

Question 10:


In 2003, BBC viewers voted in a survey called "The Big Read" to choose the "Nation's Best-loved Book". What number did Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" reach on the list?
Number 1
Number 27
Number 4
Number 11

 


Report errors (will not interfere with your quiz)




 
 
Conditions of Use   |   Privacy policy   |   Disclaimer   |   Copyright    © 2005-2018 123facts.com. All Rights Reserved.

Page loaded from database in 1.6577830314636 seconds