In chapter 1 of The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins goes about his everyday life. One day, Gandalf the wizard arrives and asks him to join Thorin Oakenshield and his group of adventurers to reclaim a treasure from a fierce dragon named Smaug. Bilbo refuses the adventure but is eventually convinced by Thorin’s persuasive speech and departs with the party the following morning.
Questions and answers:
Q: Who joins Bilbo Baggins on his adventure?
A: Bilbo is joined by Thon Oakenshield and his party of adventurers. (Page 5)
Q: What is the main goal of the adventurers?
A: The adventurers’ main goal is to reclaim a treasure from a dragon named Smaug. (Page 5)
Q: Why does Bilbo initially refuse the adventure?
A: Bilbo initially refuses the adventure because of his comfortable life and fear of the unknown. (Page 4)