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Are you a hobbit? The Earth vs. Middle Earth Quiz
by Staff
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 decide whether the following are fictions or realities.

The relationship between Luthien and Beren is thought to be the greatest romance of the Elder Days -- but were they Earthlings or Middle-earthlings?

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

In the midst of an exhausting trilogy of adventure, who would find the Three Cups Hotel a great spot for inspiration?

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

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.”

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both

Anni-Frid, Björn, Benny and Agnetha all hail from an ancient land and make magical music. Are they Earthlings or Middle-earthlings?

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

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.”

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both

Which people consider mushrooms an excellent addition to meals (especially when cooked with bacon)?

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

Which natives frolic in Moseley Bog?

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

The Battle of Belleau Wood was part of the Kaiserschlacht -- in which world?

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both

The Seven-Branched Sword was a weapon that was very valuable -- to which people?

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

These folks are quite fond of smoking pipes.

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

Augustus Fitzroy was a great leader -- in which land?

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both

You can visit The Green Dragon inn in this place.

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both

“The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late” is a popular drinking song with this crowd.

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

These people eat Cram to keep them fueled on a long journey.

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

Where would you live if you had experienced the Falls of Rauros?

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both

The person who said "little by little, one travels far" hails from from this land.

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both

You can be a member of the Apolausticks if you reside here.

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both

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?

  • Earthling
  • Middle-earthling
  • both

Fili and Kili are twin brothers who love music. Which are they?

  • Earthlings
  • Middle-earthlings
  • both

In this reality, the tiny and timid can become huge heroes.

  • Earth
  • Middle-earth
  • both