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Only A True Maester Will Get 75% In This "Game Of Thrones" History Quiz

Will you do Sam-well or Sam-badly?

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  1. 1. Which of the following is NOT one of Ned Stark's brothers?

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    Benjen
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    Incorrect
    Rickard
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    Incorrect
    Brandon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Rickard

    Rickard Stark was Ned, Brandon, and Benjen's father.

  2. 2. Name EITHER of the Valyrian steel swords that were created after Tywin had the Starks' greatsword – Ice – melted down.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Oathkeeper and Widow's Wail.

    Brienne of Tarth has Oathkeeper, Jaime has Widow's Wail.

  3. 3. Who killed Rhaegar Targaryen?

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    Robert Baratheon
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Eddard Stark
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jaime Lannister
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    Incorrect
    The Mountain
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Robert Baratheon

    Rhaegar was killed by Robert's warhammer at the Battle of the Trident.

  4. 4. Which of the following is NOT one of the 19 castles found along the length of the Wall?

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    The Nightfort
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    Incorrect
    Eastwatch-by-the-Sea
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Castle Black
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Dreadfort
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Dreadfort

    The Dreadfort is the seat of House Bolton. Or at least it was. We don't know what's happened to it since the Battle of the Bastards.

  5. 5. The First Blackfyre Rebellion took place after a Targaryen king legitimised all of his bastards on his deathbed, causing a row over succession. Which king was it?

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    Baelor I
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    Incorrect
    Aegon IV
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    Incorrect
    Aegon V
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    Incorrect
    Jaehaerys II
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Aegon IV

    He is known as "Aegon the Unworthy" because of all of the trouble this decision caused.

  6. 6. What is the name of Meera's father?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Howland Reed

    Howland was with Ned Stark at the Tower of Joy.

    Howland Reed
  7. 7. There are nine Free Cities. They are Braavos, Lorath, Lys, Norvos, Qohor, Tyrosh, and three others. Name ANY of the remaining three.

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    Wrong!

    Pentos, Myr, and Volantis.

  8. 8. In which region of the Seven Kingdoms would you find the mountain clans, who are said to descend from the First Men and are often thought of as savages?

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    Dorne
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    Incorrect
    The Reach
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    Incorrect
    The Vale
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    Incorrect
    The Westerlands
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Vale

  9. 9. Which house – who fought in the Battle of the Bastards – does this sigil belong to?

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    House Cerwyn
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    Incorrect
    House Hornwood
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    Incorrect
    House<br />Manderly
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    Incorrect
    House Umber
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    House Hornwood

    They were one of the few northern houses to fight alongside Jon.

  10. 10. Which of these was NOT one of the original three dragons used by Aegon I and his sisters Visenya and Rhaenys during their conquest of Westeros?

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    Balerion
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    Incorrect
    Meraxes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Vhagar
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    Incorrect
    Vermithor
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Vermithor

    Vermithor came later, and was one of the many dragons killed during the Dance of the Dragons.

  11. 11. Which castle is the ancestral seat of House Dayne?

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    Starfall
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    Incorrect
    Skyreach
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    Sunspear
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Starfall

  12. 12. Long before the events of the books/show, Ser Jorah fled Westeros to avoid being executed by Ned Stark. What was his crime?

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    He abandoned his role in the Night's Watch.
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    He was caught selling poachers into slavery.
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    He was part of an attempted rebellion against the Starks.
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    He was caught smuggling goods into the North from the Free Cities.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    He sold poachers into slavery.

    After he fled, his cousin Maege became head of House Mormont. After she died, Lady Lyanna was left in charge.

  13. 13. Brynden Rivers – frequently known as Bloodraven – was one of the Great Bastards legitimised by Aegon IV. How many eyes was he said to have had?

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    A thousand eyes, and none.
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    A thousand eyes, and one.
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    A thousand eyes, and three.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "How many eyes does Lord Bloodraven have? A thousand eyes, and one."

    This saying was referring to his network of spies and informants (like Varys's little birds), and the fact that he had lost an eye in battle.

  14. 14. In what location was the tragic fire of 259 AC that killed King Aegon V Targaryen, younger brother of Maester Aemon?

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    Summer-hall
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    Incorrect
    Harren-hal
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    Incorrect
    Tumble-ton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Summerhall

    The Tragedy at Summerhall also killed the Lord Commander of Aegon's Kingsguard, Ser Duncan the Tall. (Ser Duncan and King Aegon V are the title characters in The Tales of Dunk and Egg.)

  15. 15. What was the name of the legendary hero who apparently took Casterly Rock from the Casterlys, making it the seat of House Lannister?

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    Lann the Bold
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    Incorrect
    Lann the Fearless
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    Incorrect
    Lann the Clever
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lann the Clever

    As such events happened thousands of years ago, however, they are hard to confirm.

  16. 16. Which King in the North was known as "the King Who Knelt" after bending the knee to Aegon I Targaryen?

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    Torrhen
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    Incorrect
    Theon
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    Rodrik
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Torrhen Stark

    He was the last King in the North, until Robb Stark was declared as such after his father was executed by King Joffrey, 300 years after Torrhen knelt.

  17. 17. Which house's seat is located in the city of Oldtown?

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    House Dondarrion
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    Incorrect
    House Hightower
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    Incorrect
    House<br />Tarly
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    Incorrect
    House Manderly
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    House Hightower

    Their seat is found in, perhaps unsurprisingly, the Hightower in Oldtown.

  18. 18. Name EITHER of Rhaegar Targaryen and Elia Martell's two children.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Aegon and Rhaenys Targaryen.

  19. 19. Brienne, as her name suggests, is from the island of Tarth in the Narrow Sea. But which region of the Seven Kingdoms is Tarth considered a part of?

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    The Vale
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    Incorrect
    The Stormlands
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    Incorrect
    Dorne
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    Incorrect
    The Crownlands
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Stormlands

    This is how Brienne came to know Renly Baratheon.

  20. 20. Which of these is NOT one of the Iron Islands?

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    Pyke
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    Incorrect
    Old Wyk
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    Incorrect
    Skagos
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    Incorrect
    Saltcliffe
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Skagos

    Skagos is to the northeast of The North – near Eastwatch-by-the-Sea.

 
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