Their result for The So You Think You Know Tolkien Test ...

LotR fan

You scored 60% Hobbit knowledge, 79% Lord of the Rings knowledge, and 27% Silmarillion knowledge

You probably read the books a while ago, maybe more than once, but some of the details were probably enough to trip you up. Read it a few more times, you shouldn't have too hard a time getting a perfect score. While you're at it, check out some of the other history of Middle Earth found in The Hobbit and The Silmarillion.

Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • Hobbit Distribution

    They scored 60% on Hobbit, higher than 6% of your peers.

  • LotR Distribution

    They scored 79% on LotR, higher than 25% of your peers.

  • Silmarillion Distribution

    They scored 27% on Silmarillion, higher than 12% of your peers.

  • MoviesOnly Distribution

    They scored 0% on MoviesOnly, higher than 18% of your peers.

All possible test results

Tolkien novice

You might have some knowledge of Tolkein's works, but not enough to get a passing score on this test. Come back after you've read some of his books. Read more

Tolkien novice

You might have some knowledge of Tolkien's works, maybe you even watched The Lord of the Rings movies, but you didn't remember it well enough to pass this test. Read more

Silmarillion Expert

Wow, you're one strange and esoteric person. I can't imagine anyone starting with The Silmarillion without having read The Hobbit or Lord of the Rings. You're probably the kind of person who loves h... Read more

Silmarillion Expert

So you've studied the Silmarillion in depth, how in the world can you remember all those names without having a clue about The Hobbit or Lord of the Rings, especially since your score indicates you pr... Read more

LotR fan

You probably read the books a while ago, maybe more than once, but some of the details were probably enough to trip you up. Read it a few more times, you shouldn't have too hard a time getting a perf... Read more

Movie freak

You probably watched the Lord of the Rings movies and think you know the story. Guess what: They left out a ton of stuff to fit it on the big screen. Go pick up the books at your local library or b... Read more

Heavy Tolkein fan

You know the Lord of the Rings books pretty well, and you're an expert on the Silmarillion. If you read the Hobbit, though, it was probably a long time ago, or you might have just been guessing at so... Read more

Heavy movie fan

You know The Silmarillion quite well, I'm impressed. But your knowledge of The Lord of the Rings seems to be clouded by watching the movies too many times. Go back and read the books again to straig... Read more

LotR Master

You've probably read The Lord of the Rings over and over again until you know every detail. If you want to expand your horizons a bit, The Silmarillion is harder reading, but gives you an amazing amo... Read more

LotR movie nut

You're probably a huge fan of Lord of the Rings. Who knows how many times you've watched the movies. If you have read the books, however, you're getting stuff mixed up with the movies. Lay off the ... Read more

Near Tolkien Genius

Wow, you're pretty close to a pure genius regarding Tolkien's works. The biggest gap in your knowledge is a book written at kids, The Hobbit. Come down off your high horse and check out The Hobbit. ... Read more

Tolkien Semi-Genius

You're did very, very well on the more advanced works of Tolkien, although some question remains of where you got your knowledge of The Lord of the Rings. Your results suggest it was watching the mov... Read more

The Hobbit Expert

There and back again. You haven't explored much of the greater body of works by Tolkien, you probably came straight home from the lonely mountain, without any detours and accompanied by Gandalf. If ... Read more

Easily bored

You've read the Hobbit, which is pretty easy reading, but all you know about The Lord of the Rings is bits and pieces from the movies that you can't bring yourself to sit through. There's probably no... Read more

LotR hater

Based on your results, it looks like you have extensive knowledge of The Hobbit and The Silmarillion, but you're quite lacking when it comes to The Lord of the Rings. Did you really not like Tolkien'... Read more

LotR movie hater

So you read The Hobbit and The Silmarillion, but your rudimentary knowledge of The Lord of the Rings comes from watching the movies? What made you pick up The Silmarillion without giving The Lord of ... Read more

Typical Tolkien fan

You're quite familiar with both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, but you don't quite have the fanatical devotion to read The Lord of the Rings a dozen times or more, much less such a heavy book a... Read more

Stereotypical fan

You've read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, but you were much more into The Lord of the Rings movies than the books. Either that, or watching the movies too many times clouded your memory of wh... Read more

Tolkien Expert

You've read The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion quite a few times, but you could still improve your knowledge of The Lord of the Rings. It's all about the details. Read more

Confused Expert

You've probably read The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion enough times to know about Tolkien's world, but you watched The Lord of the Rings movies so many times that your memory of ... Read more

Huge Tolkien fan

You just about aced the parts about The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, but you haven't really pushed into the more esoteric history contained in the Silmarillion. Either you're content just readin... Read more

Pop culturist

You've read The Hobbit, and you know just about everything about The Lord of the Rings, almost... You've probably watched the movies too many times and it's clouded your judgement. Go back and pick ... Read more

Absolute Genius

You've read all of Tolkien's most famous works until you practically know them forwards and backwards. Maybe you should be the one writing this test instead of me. Send me a message if you thought t... Read more

Confused Genius

You know just about everything about Tolkien's most famous works, but you watched the movies a few too many times and you couldn't keep the event straight. Go back and read The Lord of the Rings a fe... Read more

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