#2. Company for Dinner

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Published: 5.16.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 5:20
Accent: British
Source: The Hobbit

13 dwarves and a wizard come to Bilbo's house for dinner.


    

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  • laddie [n] - young boy
  • company [n] - guests
  • interrupt [v] - stop the continuous progress of some action
  • entirely [adv] - completely (100%)
  • sharpen [v] - make sharp
  • a glory box [n] - a box in which a young woman keeps things in preparation for marriage (a hope chest) [image]
  • give (someone) a hand [exp] - help (someone)
  • shove [v] - push
  • a blockhead [n] - a stupid person
  • in poor taste [exp] - something done in a bad, unfunny or offensive way
  • be one (xx) short [exp] - one (xx) is missing, one (xx) is not here
  • kin [n] - family
  • a bouquet [n] - the smell (fragrance) of wine
  • excessive [adj] - more than enough
  • a coaster [n] - a small dish put under a cup to protect furniture [image]
  • conkers [n] - a traditional children's game in Great Britain played using the seeds from chestnut trees [image]
  • relevant [adj] - related to the subject
  • a grocer [n] - a person who sells food (groceries)
  • a burglar [n] - a thief [image]

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Bilbo Gandalf Thorin
  • Bilbo met Gandalf the day before.
  • Gandalf told Bilbo he should go on an adventure.
  • Gandalf left a mark on Bilbo's door.

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  1. Who arrives at Bilbo's home first?
    Gandalf
    Balin
    Dwalin
    Fili
    Kili
    Thorin

  2. What does he want when he enters?
    Red wine
    Dark beer
    Supper
    Warm clothes
    To talk to Gandalf

  3. Who arrives at Bilbo's home second?
    Gandalf
    Balin
    Dwalin
    Fili
    Kili
    Thorin

  4. What is he worried about when he arrives?
    He might be late.
    There is not enough food.
    Bilbo's home is too small.
    Some dwarves are missing.
    The party might have been cancelled.

  5. What is the relationship between the first two dwarves.
    They are brothers.
    They are best friends.
    They are father and son.
    They are uncle and nephew.

  6. What are Fili and Kili worried about when they arrive?
    They might be late.
    There is not enough food.
    Bilbo's home is too small.
    Some dwarves are missing.
    The party might have been cancelled.

  7. What do Fili and Kili hand to Bilbo as they enter?
    A ring
    Some food
    Some gold
    Their weapons
    A letter from Gandalf

  8. Why do the dwarves start moving furniture?
    To bother Bilbo
    To make more space
    To burn so they can cook dinner

  9. What is Gandalf worried about after he arrives?
    He might be late.
    There is not enough food.
    Bilbo's home is too small.
    One dwarf is missing.
    The party might have been cancelled.

  10. Why is one of the dwarves late?
    He doesn't like hobbits.
    He refuses to ride a pony.
    He had to come from far away.
    He had to go to another meeting.

  11. What does Gandalf drink?
    Dark ale
    Wheat beer
    Red wine
    Straight whiskey

  12. Who arrives at Bilbo's home last?
    Gandalf
    Balin
    Dwalin
    Fili
    Kili
    Thorin

  13. How was he able to find Bilbo's home?
    He has a map.
    He has been there before.
    There is a mark on the door.

  14. What does he ask Bilbo about?
    His age
    His relationship to Gandalf
    The weapon he prefers to use
    What he knows about dwarves
    What he knows about dragons

  15. What does he compare Bilbo to?
    A burglar
    A dragon
    A dwarf
    A grocer


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