Game of Thrones Trivia Quiz for True Fans

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Do you think you know everything about the television show Game of Thrones? Game of Thrones is a fantasy tv series created by D. B. Weiss and David Benioff for HBO that received 47 Primetime Emmy Awards, the most by a drama series. The show attracted record viewership on HBO and has an active, and international fan base. It’s one of the most complicated and confusing series with many characters, plots, and much intrigue! Challenge yourself or play with friends! Prove you are a true fan with this 20-question Game of Thrones quiz!

1. From whose work was the series inspired from?
George R.R. Martin.
George R.R. Martin is an American author and screenwriter mostly known from his work “A Song of Ice and Fire” that was adapted by HBO in what we know today as “Game of Thrones.” He was once called the American Tolkien, and in 2011 he was on the “Top 100 most influential people” of Time magazine.
2. Which were the favorite characters of George R.R. Martin's wife?
Sansa and Arya.
She even went to the extent of saying that she will divorce him if he ever killed off these characters from his books!
3. Who is the first king in the show we see sitting on the Iron Throne?
Joffrey Baratheon.
Even though at the beginning of the show, we see Robert Baratheon as king of the Seven Kingdoms, there is actually not a single scene of him sitting on the Iron Throne. The first king to ever sit in that chair on camera is Joffrey Baratheon, portrayed by Jack Gleeson.
4. What did Emilia Clarke do soon after filming her last scenes as Daenerys Targaryen?
She got a dragon tattoo.
Being addressed as the mother of dragons for almost a decade can leave an impact on you. In the case of Emilia Clarke, she wanted to embrace that experience in the form of a tattoo depicting three dragons on her wrist!
5. How many times has Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) been nominated for 'Best supporting actor'?
Seven.
Peter Dinklage has been nominated seven consecutive times, one for each of the first seven seasons, tying the record with “Breaking Bad” for the record of most nominations for supportive characters by the same role.
6. According to Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth) which was the hardest scene she had to film for the show?
Her fight scene with 'The Hound.'
She spent two months training every single day alongside swordmaster C.C. Smiff just to build up the stamina required for that scene.
7. Which two actors had a clause inserted in their contracts which forbid them from having any scenes together?
Lena Heady and Jerome Flynn.
Lena (Cercei) and Jerome (Bronn) used to be in a relationship that ended on terrible terms. They asked for a clause to be inserted in their contracts so that they never had to film any scenes together.
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8. How many children received the name 'Khaleesi' in the U.S. after season 2?
160.
In the first season, we saw Daenerys being named “Khaleesi” after her marriage. It had such an impact on the show’s audience that over 160 baby girls were reportedly named Khaleesi, even though that is not even the name of the character, just a title!
9. Which is the tallest structure in the world of Game of Thrones?
The High Tower in Oldtown.
Most people would believe that the tallest structure is the Wall. Even though it is the largest, but when it comes to height, the High Tower takes first place! The second highest structure in GOT is the Great Pyramid of Meereen.
10. On which Roman Emperor was King Joffrey based upon?
Caligula.
While the sadistic and unbalanced Roman Emperor Caligula was the model for King Joffrey, Jack Gleeson based his performance on Joaquin Phoenix’s Commodus from “The Gladiator.”
11. Which is the largest one out of Daenerys' dragons?
Drogon.
Believed to be the reincarnation of Aegon’s Balerion the Black Dread whose fire forged the Iron Throne, Drogon is the majestic red and black dragon that rides with Daenerys for the majority of the show.
12. What was the inspiration for 'The War of the Five Kings'?
The War of the Roses.
The War of the Roses was a series of dynastic wars in the fifteenth century where rival houses fought for the throne of England.
13. Which actor from the show was accused of condoning sexual activities with a minor?
Natalie Dormer.
Natalie Dormer was accused of having sex with a minor due to her relationship with King Thommen in the show. She went on record to defend herself from these fake news claiming that she and her character were misinterpreted and reminding everyone that she was playing a fictional character in a fictional universe.
14. What are the words of House Bolton?
Our Blades are Sharp.
Even though it is never actually mentioned in the show, George R.R. Martin confirmed that this is the saying of House Bolton due to its known history of flaying their enemies alive.
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15. What rank does the show held on the list of 'Most pirated series'?
First.
Being well ahead of second and third places “The Walking Dead” and “The Big Bang Theory,” it is estimated that each episode of the show was downloaded more than 90 million times on the first week of airing, almost equalling the number of viewers from legitimate platforms.
16. How many actors from the 'Harry Potter' franchise does the show feature?
Ten.
Natalia Tena (Osha) played Nymphadora Tonks. Bronson Webb (Will) played an unnamed Slytherin student in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). Julian Glover (Grand Maester Pycelle) voiced Aragog. David Bradley (Lord Walder Frey) played Argus Filch. Michelle Fairley (Catelyn Stark) played Mrs. Granger in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010). Ciarán Hinds (Mance Rayder) played Aberforth Dumbledore. Ralph Ineson (Dagmer Cleftjaw) played Amycus Carrow. Edward Tudor-Pole (Protestor at King’s Landing) played Mr. Borgin. Ian Whyte (Gregor Clegane) played Madame Maxime in full-body shots. Jim Broadbent(Archmaester Ebrose) played Professor Horace Slughorn. Stephen Dillane (Stannis Baratheon) is also the father of Frank Dillane, who played the young Voldemort/Tom Riddle in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009). “Potter” cast members Jamie Campbell Bower (young Gellert Grindelwald) and Simon Fisher-Becker (Fat Friar) were initially set to play Waymar Royce and the High Septon before being replaced by Rob Ostlere and David Verrey, respectively.
17. What are the matching tattoos that Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams have?
07.08.09
Sophie (Sansa) and Maisie (Arya) got matching tattoos of the date that they found out they were cast for the show. I guess that they really got excited about being a part of it!
18. Which U.S. President asked to see Season 6 before it even aired on TV?
Barrack Hussein Obama.
Former U.S. President Obama was such a big fan of the show that he personally asked the creators about how would Jon Snow end up in the series finale and asked them to see Season 6 before anyone else.
19. What is the official title a King receives in Westeros?
King of the Andals, the Rhoynar, and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm.
Even though this is the official title of the kings of Westeros in “A Song of Ice and Fire,” in the show, the Rhoynars are left out. The Rhoynars are people who immigrated to Westeros from the river Rhoyne and were introduced in season 3 as the Dornish.
20. What is the name of the Iron Bank's representative?
Tycho Nestoris.
The Iron Bank played a crucial role in funding the majority of the crown’s actions as well as Westerosi wars throughout the years. The stern yet opportunistic representative is portrayed by Mark Gatiss.

 

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