Tolkien's Universe Quiz #1

J.R.R. Tolkien arguably created the most expansive fictional universe in the history of literature - but what do you know?
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"Tolkien's Universe" refers to his three major works; The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion
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Last updated: January 19, 2015
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Sea to the east of Middle-earth, knows as the Great Sea
The island kingdom of the Dunedain
Unlike his brother, Elrond, this Elf counted himself among Men rather than Elves
Elros Tar-Minyatur
Considered greatest of the Noldor, creator of the Silmarils
The second son of Finwe and half-brother to Feanor
The father of Aragorn Elessar
Arathorn II
The One Ring was his bane
Valar who sung out of harmony and became the First Dark Lord of Arda
Another name for the God of Tolkien's universe, known in Arda as Iluvatar
In the year 1434 by Shire-reckoning, this Hobbit inherited the title "Thrain of the Shire"
Peregrin Took
Mirkwood was once known by this name, before the Necromancer took residence
Greenwood the Great
Before Barad-dur, Sauron took refuge in this stronghold
Dol Guldur
"One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to..."
Find them
"One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness..."
Bind them
The great falls of the River Anduin where it fell from the heights of Emyn Muil
The Falls of Rauros
The land in the far-east of Middle-earth, where Men first awoke in the First Age
Father to Legolas Greenleaf, and King of the Wood-elves of Mirkwood
The Battle of Five Armies was fought between Men, Elves, Dwarves, Goblins and these
Wild Wolves
The Hammer of the Underworld, and great mace of Morgoth
The Balrogs originated as these spirits that were lesser Ainur
Level 69
Mar 16, 2018
Why not allow "Pip" for Peregrin Took and I thought the official term for the wild wolves was "wargs"?
Level 25
Jun 26, 2018
Yeah could you accept Wargs? Also, are Balrogs not still maiar? And Greenleaf is not Legolas' surname, it is rather just a translation, and the two are only ever used once together by Gandalf as an epithet not a name.
Level 69
Jun 4, 2020
I don't recall Tolkien ever calling the Wargs wild wolves. It should be wargs period.
Level 44
May 6, 2022
He referred to them as Wild Wolves in The Hobbit when listing The Five Armies
Level 69
Oct 21, 2020
You won't accept wargs? Nobody uses wild wolves! Pippin was Thain of the Shire, not Thrain.
Level 44
May 6, 2022
Wargs should be accepted, but Tolkien referred to their official army as Wild Wolves in The Hobbit.
Level 67
Aug 23, 2021
Q.1... Belegaer is to the WEST of Middle-earth not to the east.
Level 61
Sep 5, 2022
ummm orcs?