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Lord of the Rings Characters

Can you name these characters from "The Lord of the Rings"?
Guess the character's first names
Last updated: September 05, 2018
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Clue
Character
1
The ring-bearer
Frodo
2
Adoptive uncle of #1
Bilbo
3
Grey wizard
Gandalf
4
Horse of #3
Shadowfax
5
Dark Lord of Mordor
Sauron
6
Best friend of #1
Samwise
7
Cousin and companion of #1
Merry
8
Cousin and companion of #1
Pippin
9
Rightful heir of Gondor
Aragorn
10
Fellowship member (elf)
Legolas
11
Fellowship member (dwarf)
Gimli
12
Fellowship member (man)
Boromir
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Clue
Character
13
Younger brother of #12
Faramir
14
Owner of the ring before #2
Gollum
15
Former name of #14
Sméagol
16
Evil white wizard
Saruman
17
Lord of Rivendell
Elrond
18
Female co-ruler of Lothlórien
Galadriel
19
Male co-ruler of Lothlórien
Celeborn
20
Demon who #3 battles in Moria
Durin's Bane
21
Leader of the ents
Treebeard
22
Daughter of #17; love interest of #9
Arwen
23
Giant spider who attacks #1
Shelob
24
Mysterious woodsman -
the oldest being in Middle Earth
Tom Bombadil
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level 20
Feb 22, 2013
My precious.....~
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level 55
Feb 22, 2013
God I need to read these books again. My score was good, this quiz just really made me want to relive them.
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level 55
Feb 22, 2013
Got all of them, not gonna lie I'm pretty proud of myself
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level 74
Feb 22, 2013
Maybe you could accept Strider for Aragorn? Also... couldn't for the life of me spell Saruman. Tried Saurumon, Sauroman, Sauromen, Sauramon, etc. Don't remember if I tried any varients with Sar... but maybe.
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level 12
Feb 22, 2013
sarumon
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level 22
Dec 15, 2013
saruman
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level ∞
Jun 16, 2015
Strider and more variations of Saruman will work now.
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level 45
Jul 22, 2017
"Longshanks?"
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level 24
Oct 13, 2015
Aragorn is his FIRST name, not Strider. Strider is his alias, the name he's known by to others
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level 73
Feb 22, 2013
I can never remember Sauron right away. For some reason, Melkor always comes to mind first.
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level 23
Jan 13, 2016
Same!
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level 32
Feb 22, 2013
Ah, that was a pleasure, reminding my favourite book of all time. Can you please also add Fangorn for Treebeard? If I remember right, it's kind of his official name, while Treebeard is more a nickname (and of course, his real name is in the Ent language and not understandable for most other races).
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level 80
May 13, 2013
Second the motion. I stared at the name for about 30 seconds making sure I'd spelled it right before I thought to try Treebeard.
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level 43
Jun 28, 2013
Treebeard is his real name, and in Sindarin (the second language in Lord of the Rings), it is Fangorn. In my opinion, I don't believe this should be an acceptable answer because it is also the name of the forest, Fangorn Forest. Even though it is ONE of his names, I think only Treebeard should be accepted. Treebeard is also the name he is call in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
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level 45
Feb 16, 2014
ditto 'ikborchers'. Names are interchangeable. By the same logic of preferring 'Tree Beard' over 'Fangorn', 'Gandalf' should be "Grey Wanderer"
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level 26
Apr 27, 2015
Or Gandalf should be able to be Mithrandir
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level 73
Aug 6, 2015
I love LOTR nerds...okay...so TECHNICALLY...Treebeard isn't his "real name" either. One's real name is their name in their native tongue. Recall that in the Old Entish language, names for things include their entire history. Since Ents are so old, Treebeard's name would be incredibly long. The paraphrased example from the book is this: a-lalla-lalla-rumba-kamanda-lindor-burúme, the word for hill (or rather a very minute part of a particular hill's name).
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level ∞
Jun 16, 2015
Fangorn will work now.
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level 53
Feb 22, 2013
too easy. need more lotr
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level 53
Feb 22, 2013
Only 54% got Treebeard, not that sad because his name is so inventive, you can't ever forget it
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level 50
Feb 23, 2013
No Strider for Aragorn?
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level 5
Feb 23, 2013
mised 8, shuld have missed 2. stupid spelling. (google crome's spell cheak works on lotr name). got saruman trying to spell sauron
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level 23
Apr 18, 2016
It's so ironic, YOU'RE COMPLAINING about spell check... (CHROME, CHECK, SHOULD, MISSED) these are the simple words you misspelled in that sentence...
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level 45
Jul 22, 2017
yeW aretwo cryptical.
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level 29
Feb 24, 2013
As expected, Tom Bombadil and Celeborn are the least known answers. Nice quiz. :B
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level 45
Jul 22, 2017
Too bad they couldn't fit Bombadil in the movie. It was long already and his was sort of a side adventure.
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level 45
Feb 24, 2013
for some reason couldn't spell merry to save my life
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level 24
Apr 9, 2013
Tom Bombadil! He's here :D 100% nice quiz.
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level 80
Apr 29, 2013
No love for the Rohirrim, eh? Oh well, I got them all.
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level 12
May 23, 2013
You should make this quiz more of a challenge. It is too easy to get 100% in that amount of time, someone could look up the answers before time's up, so maybe shorten time? Hope this helps, wasn't trying to be a grumps! ;)
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level 22
Oct 5, 2013
I got 24 it was a very good quiz
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level 39
Mar 11, 2014
Rivendell has 2 l's.
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level ∞
Jun 16, 2015
Fixed
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level 58
Jan 16, 2017
I've been to Rivendell (north of Wellington, NZ). Swum in the river there. Just saying :-)
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level 37
Mar 18, 2014
how can you have alord of the rings quiz without theoden, eomer, eowyn, and wormtongue?
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level 27
Sep 9, 2016
I tried typing Theoden before reading all the clues and was surprised to find that he wasn't on the quiz.
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level 36
Mar 19, 2014
The balrog is a race not a character the balrog who kills gandalf is gothmog
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level 43
Jul 25, 2014
The balrog that faces Gandalf is not named. Gothmog is killed by Ecthelion long before the events of Lord of the Rings
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level 58
Dec 29, 2014
Balrogs were spirits of the maiar that were corrupted by Melkor to his service. The balrog Gandalf faces on the bridge of Khazad-dum is called Durin's Bane. Therefore, I don't think Balrog should be accepted as a correct answer. It should be Durin's Bane. God dammit, I need a girlfriend...
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level 26
Apr 27, 2015
Gothmog dies fighting an elf named Ecthelion in the battle of Gondolin, First Age
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level ∞
Jun 16, 2015
Changed the answer to Durin's Bane. Balrog will still work though since it is also known as the Balrog of Morgoth.
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level 59
Aug 6, 2015
...what did you say?
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level 62
Jul 8, 2016
I don't think you can say that the Balrog in Moria is called "Durin's Bane" just because it is referred to as that. It's not the name just an epithet. Surely no one would suggest that the One Ring is called "Isildur's Bane" or that that is its name but it is referred to as that.
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level 50
May 24, 2014
Muster the Rohirrim! We ride for JetPunk. And war!
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level 43
Jul 25, 2014
Treebeard is also called Fangorn
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level 35
Aug 31, 2014
Anybody else feel the urge to put down Aragog for the spider? No? Just me?
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level 20
Feb 22, 2018
definitely
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level 70
Oct 27, 2014
nice quiz. if anyone is looking for another quiz to challenge their LOTR inner nerd, check out this one: http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/102112/lotr-whos-your-daddy :)
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level 19
Nov 27, 2014
14/24 ): I've watched the movies, but I haven't read the books yet.
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level 17
Apr 8, 2015
if it wasnt for spelling i wouldve done alot better
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level 65
Apr 17, 2015
My favourite books of all time. I'd like to see more like this, perhaps with some Rohirrim and Orcs/Uruk-hai. Also, Rivendell should have two L's.
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level 23
Jun 12, 2015
100% 1:54 left
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level 75
Aug 6, 2015
I tried Celebor and Celebron. So close ^^.
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level 59
Aug 6, 2015
I forget his name EVERY TIME. I don't know why that particular order of letters just doesn't stick with me, but I seriously always forget. Like as soon as I clicked on the quiz, I was like, darn it, not going to get 100% because I already know I can't remember that one elf guy's name...
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level 36
Aug 6, 2015
For those moaning that Strider isnt accepted.... If you dont even know that his name is Aragorn you shouldnt be bothering with this quiz!! He's arguably the main character of the story
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level 59
Aug 6, 2015
Or the best, at least. :-D
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level 41
Dec 8, 2015
Agreed Aragorn is definitely the most iconic character, Aragorn over fordo any day maybe im just being heightist tho
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level 63
Aug 6, 2015
Frodo is the main character, but never mind. All of you LOTR book nerdies (yours affectionally), welcome to try my test (you most likely find it by clicking my username). :)
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level 74
Aug 6, 2015
I thought that Tom was the oldest being on MySpace, not MiddleEarth.
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level 67
Sep 12, 2018
Maybe it's the same Tom?
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level 59
Aug 7, 2015
I know all about the Lord of the Rings, I love the books and the movies, and I may say that I aced this quiz. But, for some reason when faced with the all too obvious first question, my brain combined the question and the two people who were Ringbearers and squirted out something different.

I couldn't believe it when I found my fingers typing "Ringo".
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level 68
Aug 18, 2015
I've read LotR and all of Tolkiens other middle earth related books and watched the movies at least 4 times each, but for some reason I can never remember Elrond's name for some reason...
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level 58
Jan 16, 2017
I read the books years ago. When the movies came out, I couldn't get my head around the actor of Elrond. Completely different to how I imagined Elrond to be.
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level 26
Aug 30, 2015
I got 21/24. I remembered more this time than I did last time I took this quiz. :D I'm ok with it. really good quiz!
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level 24
Sep 24, 2015
Got them all, but then i'm a diehard LOTR fan so not that suprising.
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level 43
Oct 10, 2015
Doesn't Frodo call Gollum Smeagol even afterwards? Never mind, really good quiz
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level 23
Jan 13, 2016
Easy..... 100% with 3:00 left..... Make it HARDER! Good Quiz
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level 50
Mar 25, 2016
Noooooo I got everything but number 19 :(
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level 23
Apr 18, 2016
So easy. It's a shame only 48% know tom bombadil and only 32% know celeborn! Whoever actually read the books should've known. (Vs. Movie geeks)
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level 46
Jun 3, 2016
Great quiz! LOTR fans will also like this one (with #2 available): http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/134042/tolkien-mythology-chain-quiz
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level 27
Jul 7, 2016
Almost missed Elrond, I always want to call him Eldred or Elwin or Elder or some such.
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level 34
Aug 15, 2016
yay, I finally got all of them!
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level 24
Aug 27, 2016
Got them all in no time lol nerds unite
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level 43
Sep 9, 2016
Technically Samwise was also a ringbearer!
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level 43
Sep 23, 2016
Nailed it. I can feel my nerd powers nearing full potential.
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level 23
Apr 3, 2017
Does not accept Mairon for Sauron or Olorin for Gandalf. Has anyone tried Mithrandir?
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level 50
Jul 30, 2017
Please accept smigol for smeagol
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level 31
Sep 8, 2017
Why in god's name is Eowyn not in this list? You have Celeborn but not Eowyn? For shame.
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level 23
Nov 3, 2017
Why is Rohan completely missing from this quiz?
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level 38
Nov 19, 2017
The only one I didn't know was Celeborn, as he played a pretty minor role in the story. I also didn't get Tom Bombadil, because I simply forgot about him. Also, to agree with the others, maybe make a second quiz or expand this one to include Eomer, Eowyn, Denethor, Theoden, and more important characters who are missing?
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level 67
Sep 12, 2018
Oh Tom Bombadil, the most pointless character in the entire story. Leaving him out was the single best change the movies made.
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level 26
Oct 20, 2018
Yay a quizz I can get 100% on ! I had to look the original name for two of them (because french translation sometimes doesn't make sens ♪). And I don't know why I wanted to write Cereborn so bad. Aaaand I tried to type Beorn for the last one again and again until I remembered that yes, Tom Bombadil lived in the woods. This quizz lacks a Beorn. Please add Beorn.
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level 24
Nov 2, 2018
RIP non book readers trying to guess Tom Bombadil