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How Well Do You Know "Game Of Thrones"?

"Trivia is coming". Most of these are questions from The Only Quiz Book You'll Ever Need, published by Century. Beware: There are MASSIVE SPOILERS in here.

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  1. 1. In the climactic clash of the civil war known as Robert’s Rebellion, in which battle did Robert Baratheon slay Prince Rhaegar Targaryen with a swing from his war hammer?

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    The Sack of King's Landing
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    Incorrect
    The Battle of Castle Rock
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    Incorrect
    The Battle of the Trident
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    Incorrect
    The Red Wedding
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was the famous Battle of the Trident.

    Robert smashed rubies from Rhaegar's armour, hence the name of the battlesite: "Ruby Ford".

    It was the famous Battle of the Trident.
    gameofthrones.wikia.com / Creative Commons
  2. 2. Filming of King’s Landing for season two moved to which walled city, using such locations as Lokrum Island, the Knežev dvor and Sponza palaces, Lovrijenac (Fort of St Lawrence) and Fort Bokar?

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    Split, Croatia
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    Incorrect
    Marrakech, Morocco
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    Incorrect
    Dubrovnik, Croatia
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    Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was the picturesque Dubrovnik.

    You can do a walking tour of the city which points out all the locations, in case you ever go there.

    It was the picturesque Dubrovnik.
    AFP / Elvis Barukcic
  3. 3. Who or what are Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion?

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    Magical crows
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    Incorrect
    Targareyan princes
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    Dragons
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    Incorrect
    I've never seen or read "Game of Thones", I don't know why I'm doing this quiz.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This was quite an easy one, really.

    Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion are black, green and yellow dragons respectively.

    This was quite an easy one, really.
    gameofthrones.wikia.com / HBO
  4. 4. The Dothraki language was developed for the TV show using phrases from the books.

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    True
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    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It is true.

    The linguist, David J. Peterson, worked on the language using phrases from the novels.

  5. 5. In the TV series, who says: "When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground"?

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    Cersei Lannister
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    Daenerys Targaryen
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    Incorrect
    Eddard Stark
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    Robert Baratheon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was the ice-cold Cersei, played by Lena Headey.

    It was the ice-cold Cersei, played by Lena Headey.
    HBO
  6. 6. Which red ale, produced by the Cooperstown, New York-based Brewery Ommegang, is named after the motto of House Targaryen?

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    Winter is Coming
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    Incorrect
    Ours is the Fury
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    Fire and Blood
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    Incorrect
    Growing Strong
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was "Fire and Blood"!

    This beer is 6.8% ABV and contains ancho chillies, so it's not messing about.

    It was "Fire and Blood"!
    ommegang.com!limited_release
  7. 7. The poisoning of King Joffrey Baratheon at his wedding feast was inspired by which son of King Stephen, who choked to death at a banquet in 1153?

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    Eustace IV, Count of Boulogne
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    Incorrect
    Matilda de Beaumont
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    Incorrect
    Baldwin of Blois
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    Incorrect
    William I, Count of Boulogne
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    Wrong!

    It was Prince Eustace!

    Both Joffrey and Eustance died of choking, thought to be caused by poison – although Eustace didn't die at a feast or a wedding. The political parallels are there however.

    It was Prince Eustace!
    HBO
  8. 8. Which New York band's cover of "The Bear and the Maiden Fair" played during the end credits for the season three episode "Walk of Punishment"?

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    The National
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    Incorrect
    MGMT
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    Incorrect
    The Hold Steady
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    Incorrect
    Grizzly Bear
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was The Hold Steady!

    It has nothing to do with "Game of Thrones" but "Boys and Girls in America" is still a really good album.

    It was The Hold Steady!
    Stephen Lovekin / Getty
  9. 9. The Northern Irish actor Kristian Nairn, who is also a DJ, plays which character in the TV series?

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    The Hound
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    Hodor
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    Incorrect
    Ramsay Snow
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    Oberyn Martell
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    Wrong!

    Hodor!

    Hodor.

    Hodor!
    hodorscopes.com / HBO
  10. 10. Rory McCann, who plays Sandor "The Hound" Clegane, first found fame wearing a vest and kilt in a TV advert for which breakfast cereal?

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    Cornflakes
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    Incorrect
    Weetabix
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    Incorrect
    Frosties
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    Scott's porage oats
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was the oats!

    Yes, The Hound was once a hot guy selling cereal to the masses.

    It was the oats!
    youtube.com
  11. 11. Which character’s marriage to Roslin Frey is the event that turns into the infamous Red Wedding?

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    Edmure Tully
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    Incorrect
    Joffrey Baratheon
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    Robb Stark
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was Edmure's wedding!

    It was Edmure's wedding!
    gameofthrones.wikia.com / HBO
  12. 12. Thomas Brodie-Sangster, who plays 13-year-old Jojen Reed, was 22 when first cast in the role.

    HBO
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    True
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    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's true! He was born in 1990.

    It's true! He was born in 1990.
    imdb.com
  13. 13. What is the official motto of the House of Lannister?

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    A Lannister always pays his debts
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    Hear me roar!
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    We do not sow
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    A taste of glory
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    Wrong!

    It's "Hear me roar!"

    The debts saying is just an official catchphrase really.

    It's "Hear me roar!"
    awoiaf.westeros.org / Creative Commons

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