The Question and Answer section for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I'm sorry, I'm not sure how this question pertains to the Lord of the Rings. Chapter please?
I don't think so. Bilbo had been on such an adventure and Hobbits are very curious. Secrets are not long kept in the shire.
I would lean toward:
C) the ability of power to spoil pure intentions.