Discussion questions – Hobbit Chapter 5 “Riddles in the Dark”
- What did Bilbo discover in the dark tunnel?
- What happened to Bilbo’s dagger when he drew it out in the tunnel?
- Where did the dark tunnel lead?
- Describe Gollum. What makes him so memorable? What do his appearance and his home reveal about him?
- What did Gollum call himself? Why was his name Gollum?
- What does Gollum suggest as a way to see who will get what he wants? What will happen if Bilbo wins? What will happen if Gollum wins?