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How Well do You Know the Riddles from The Hobbit?

Only true Hobbit fans can remember the answers to the riddles from The Hobbit. Good luck. (It'll help if you've read the book) Also, if you don't own the entire Extended Middle Earth Series on Blu Ray or DVD, you're missing out! Grab the box set here.


Question 1 of 8.

Gollum

What has roots as nobody sees, Is taller than trees, Up, up it goes, And yet never grows?

1. The Shire
2. A Valley
3. A Forest
4. A Castle
5. A Mountain
Question 2 of 8.

Bilbo

Thirty white horses on a red hill, First they champ, Then they stamp, Then they stand still.

1. Unicorns
2. Teeth
3. Dominos
4. Gandalf's Horse and His Family
Question 3 of 8.

Gollum

Voiceless it cries, Wingless flutters, Toothless bites, Mouthless mutters.

1. Wind
2. Magic
3. Water
4. Butterfly
Question 4 of 8.

Bilbo

An eye in a blue face Saw an eye in a green face. "That eye is like to this eye" Said the first eye, "But in low place, Not in high place."

1. The Sun
2. A Nose
3. TreeBeard
4. A Coin
Question 5 of 8.

Gollum

It cannot be seen, cannot be felt, Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt. It lies behind stars and under hills, And empty holes it fills. It comes first and follows after, Ends life, kills laughter.

1. Caves
2. Dark
3. Sarcasm
4. Death
Question 6 of 8.

Bilbo

A box without hinges, key, or lid, Yet golden treasure inside is hid.

1. Coin purse
2. Love
3. An egg
4. A Heart
Question 7 of 8.

Gollum

Alive without breath, As cold as death; Never thirsty, ever drinking, All in mail never clinking.

1. Armor
2. Dragons
3. Soldiers
4. Fish
Question 8 of 8.

Gollum

This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down.

1. Fire
2. A Dragon
3. Wind
4. Water
5. Time
6. Entropy

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