Thread: Trivia: Barad-dur
<<                                                                                                                   >>
When Gollum lived under the Misty Mountains, of what was his diet comprised [/b
(Like what did he eat?)
What name did ’omer give to Aragorn on account of his swift journey
how many Black Riders were there
What oath did Thingol swear to L’thien concerning Beren
This oath was needed, if I remember correctly, because Beren was in Doriath unbidden and was like an outlaw living off the land. King Thingol had planned on imprisoning or killing Beren, if and when he could be caught. Besides Thingol had no use for Men, especially one who was sniffing after his beloved daughter Luthien, whom the Elven Princes weren't even good enough for.
What was the purchace price of Bill, who paid this amount, and to whom
What is the title of the chapter that begins with the following words:
'All about the hills the hosts of Mordor raged.'
In what village was pipe-weed first cultivated in the Shire
and as for the next question, longbottom in the southfarthing, I should say.
Why were the Fellowship unable to pass through the Redhorn Gate
Which member of the Fellowship swore an oath of allegiance to Denethor II
What crop was Farmer Maggot famous for growing.
Who treated a wound on Merry's forehead
Just a guess. I couldn't look it up.
The Orc who speared Frodo in Khazad-d’m was slain with which sword
When Gandalf said, "Saruman, you missed your path in life.", what career did he then say Saruman should have chosen
We can also, if we are sure that we got our answers right, ask our own question, and as i did double check my reply,
(Edited by Grondy to remove Mungo's question. See Grondy's post below. )
Here is the link to new trivia thread in the Ivy Bush Tavern. Trivia from Tolkien's Books
Oh yes, Mungo did have the correct answer, so he gets the Pseudo-Silmaril.
Bilbo sang two songs while in Mirkwood. Give the first line of one of them.
Click on the link in my previous post to get to Mungo's question.
Old fat spider spinning in a tree!
Old fat spider can't see me!
Won't you stop,
Stop your spinning and look for me?
Old Tomnoddy, all big body,
Old Tomnoddy can't spy me!
Down you drop!
You'll never catch me up your tree!
Lazy Lob and crazy Cob
are weaving webs to wind me.
I am far more sweet than other meat,
but still they cannot find me!
Here am I, naughty little fly;
you are fat and lazy.
You cannot trap me, though you try,
in you cobwebs crazy.
Since I looked up the answer, anyway, I decided to give all of both songs.
?Are we allowed to center text?
Caudimordax has the correct answers and the pretty bauble.
At which University did Tolkien begin work in the autumn of 1920