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Chp. 9 Chp. 10 Chp. 11 Chp. 12 Characters Pot Luck $200 $200 $400 $400 $600 $600 $800 $800 $1000 $1000
$200 They get captured by the Wood-elf troops. After escaping from the spiders, what happens as Bilbo and Company try to find the path again?
$400 He plans to hide the dwarves in empty wine barrels and send them down the river. Since Bilbo was invisible and not captured, what is his plan to rescue the dwarves?
$600 They drink the wine, neglecting their duty. They seem to become a bit arrogant. What do the Wood-elves do that aids Bilbo with his escape?
$800 They complain saying they will drown. How do the dwarves react to Bilbo’s rescue plan?
$1000 He has not provided a way of escape for himself. What did Bilbo forget as he created his escape plan?
$200 He learns that the only way to reach Lonely Mountain is the river route. Bilbo eavesdrops on the raftmen’s conversation. What does he learn?
$400 Lake-town is built on the surface of the water, and its people are very brave. What is so remarkable about Lake-town and its people?
$600 The Lake-town people respect the past and they know the old prophecies and songs about the return of the king under the mountain. Why do the people of Lake-town treat the dwarves so well?
$800 The Master is devious, crafty, and calculating. What sort of leader is the Master of Lake-town?
$1000 Bilbo is feeling discouraged and he can’t forget the sight of Lonely Mountain or the threat of the dragon. How is Bilbo feeling as he and his friends set off for Lonely Mountain?
$200 The dark birds seem like evil spies. What simile is used when describing the dark birds?
$400 The landscape becomes gloomy and depressing. Dark birds follow them. Winter is at hand, and the signs of the dragon’s desolation are evident everywhere. Why do the Company’s spirits droop as they head towards Lonely Mountain?
$600 The location of the door. To compound the gloom, what remains a mystery to the Company?
$800 They cannot get the door open even after using the dwarves’ tools. After they find the door, what further discouragements do Bilbo and the dwarves face?
$1000 The thrush reminds Bilbo of what Elrond told them—when you hear the thrush knocking, the keyhole will be revealed. What is the importance of the old thrush?
$200 It reveals unheroic behavior and that they have grown dependent on Bilbo as their risk taker. When the dwarves refuse to venture down the secret passage, what does this reveal about their character?
$400 Bilbo is overwhelmed by the amount and beauty of the treasure. A dwarflike lust for the riches sweeps over him, and he grows oblivious to the dragon. What is Bilbo’s reaction to seeing the treasure?
$600 He steals a cup. What does Bilbo steal from the dragon?
$800 Smaug is infuriated by theft. He flies out of the lair and around the mountain to catch and kill the thief. How does Smaug react to theft of the cup?
$1000 Smaug has an unarmored spot on his breast. What is the dragon’s one weakness?
$200 Elvinking He feels the dwarves are trespassing in his realm.
$400 Balin Who is the only dwarf that volunteers to walk part of the way down the secret passage with Bilbo?
$600 Bilbo This individual offers to return the dwarves back to their cells until they come up with a better plan for escape than his.
$800 Lake-town people These people are very brave. They remain in their homes despite the nearby dragon on Lonely Mountain.
$1000 Master of Lake-town Cynical, devious, crafty and calculating individual.
$200 He plans to demand some of the treasure for himself. What scheme does the Master of Lake-town have in mind?
$400 He uses language, psychology, and riddling responses. What weapons does Bilbo use in his conversation with Smaug?
$600 They will have to go down the tunnel to the dragon’s lair. Bilbo and the dwarves are trapped because Smaug smashed the secret entrance to the mountain. What is their only choice now of escaping?
$800 Arkenstone It’s a beautiful white gem that came from the heart of Lonely Mountain. According to the dwarves, it’s the most valuable treasure.
$1000 The fear of the unknown is often worse than the known. Why does Tolkien describe Bilbo’s final steps down the tunnel as “the bravest thing he ever did”?
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