Game Of Thrones Trivia: 120 Questions For True GOT Fans

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In this post, we invite you to a challenge fit for a king (or queen)! In the epic world of Westeros and beyond, where power struggles are as common as dragons (well, almost), Game of Thrones stands as a monumental TV series that has enthralled millions over the years it aired on TV.

In this Game of Thrones trivia quiz, we’re going beyond the surface-level facts. Sure, you might know who Jon Snow’s parents are or the famous words of House Stark when winter is near, but can you navigate the intricate details of each of the eight epic seasons?

This quiz is designed to separate the casual viewers from the true experts who’ve been through the emotional rollercoaster that is Game of Thrones!

Prepare to be tested on everything from general knowledge about the series to intricate plotlines, memorable quotes, and character arcs that evolved over the course of the show.

You ready? Let’s test that Game of Thrones memory of yours!

NOTE: Make sure the players of the game have seen all seasons of Game of Thrones. Otherwise, there WILL be spoilers in this trivia quiz!

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Game Of Thrones Trivia Questions: General Knowledge

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The scenes of King’s Landing are shot in which European city/country?

Answer: Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Can you name the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros?

Answer: The North, The Vale, The Stormlands, The Reach, The Westerlands, The Crownlands, and Dorne.

What is the name of the continent where most of the events in Game of Thrones take place?

Answer: Westeros.

The Iron Throne is located in which city?

Answer: King’s Landing.

Which House is known for its words: “Ours is the Fury”?

Answer: House Baratheon.

What is dragonglass also known as in the Game of Thrones universe?

Answer: Obsidian.

What is Daenerys Targaryen’s nickname once she marries Khal Drogo?

Answer: Khaleesi.

Which Stark family member has warging abilities, allowing them to control animals?

Answer: Bran Stark.

Who is Ned Stark’s wife?

Answer: Catelyn Stark.

What are the words of the Night’s Watch?

Answer: “Night gathers, and now my watch begins.”

What is the name of the castle at the Wall where the Night’s Watch is based?

Answer: Castle Black.

What is the penalty for deserting the Night’s Watch — is it getting your tongue cut out, castration, exile, or death?

Answer: Death.

What is the name of Jon Snow’s direwolf?

Answer: Ghost.

What is the sigil of House Lannister?

Answer: A golden lion on a crimson field.

What is the Lannister family motto?

Answer: “Hear Me Roar!”, but this is hardly ever used, even within the books. It is usually brought up solely for characters to point out that it isn’t as popular as their unofficial motto: “A Lannister always pays his debts”.

Who is the eldest Lannister sibling?

Answer: Cersei Lannister.

What is Daenerys’ mother tongue?

Answer: High Valerian.

Which of these is NOT a name that Daenerys is referred to?

  • a) Queen of Meereen
  • b) Breaker of Shackles
  • c) Mhysa
  • d) Daenerys Weatherborn

Answer: d) Daenerys Weatherborn (her name is Daenerys Stormborn).

Who is known as the “Three-eyed Raven”?

Answer: Bran Stark.

What is the name of the continent located to the east of Westeros?

Answer: Essos.

Who is known as the “Maid of Tarth” and is often mocked for her tall stature?

Answer: Brienne of Tarth.

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What are the names of Daenerys’ three dragons?

Answer: Drogon, Rhaegal, and Viserion.

What is Lord Baelish’s nickname?

Answer: Littlefinger.

For the majority of the series, which loyal family friend, originally named Wylis, protect Bran and helps him get around?

Answer: Hodor.

What does ‘valar morghulis’ mean?

Answer: ‘Valar morghulis’ is a High Valyrian saying originating from Braavos, a city located on the northwestern tip of Essos. It means “all men must die”.

Released in August 2022, ___ is a prequel to Game of Thrones.

Answer: House of the Dragon.

Who is the author of the GOT book series?

Answer: George R. R. Martin, also known as GRRM.

In the frigid, unforgiving landscape beyond the Wall, I stood out, not for my combat skills, but for my deep intellect, love for books, and compassionate heart. Who am I?

Answer: Samwell Tarly.

Amidst the lush gardens of Highgarden, I reigned as the matriarch of House Tyrell, and my wit was as sharp as the thorns on the roses that symbolized my family. I was a formidable strategist who played the political game with cunning and finesse. My sly, no-nonsense approach and my ability to orchestrate complex plots earned me a reputation as one of the shrewdest characters in Westeros. Who am I?

Answer: Olenna Tyrell.

In the shadowy corridors of King’s Landing, I navigated the web of secrets and whispers, earning the ominous title of “The Spider.” Clad in flowing robes and always appearing calm and collected, I wielded information as my most potent weapon. Who am I?

Answer: Lord Varys.

Game Of Thrones Season 1 Trivia Questions

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Who does Daenerys Targaryen marry to solidify her alliance with the Dothraki?

Answer: Khal Drogo.

Who sits on the Iron Throne at the beginning of the series?

Answer: Robert Baratheon.

Who is responsible for pushing Bran Stark from the tower, resulting in his paralysis?

Answer: Jaime Lannister.

Which Lannister becomes Hand of the King to Robert Baratheon in Season 1?

Answer: Eddard “Ned” Stark.

Who officially kills Khal Drogo in Season 1?

Answer: Daenerys Targaryen, smothering him with a pillow after he becomes mortally wounded and brought back to “life” by a witch.

What is the nickname of Arya Stark’s sword, a gift from Jon Snow?

Answer: Needle.

What is the name of Sansa’s direwolf?

Answer: Lady.

Who teaches Arya the art of sword fighting?

Answer: Syrio Forel.

Who becomes the King of the Seven Kingdoms at the end of Season 1?

Answer: Joffrey Baratheon

What does “Khaleesi” mean in Dothraki?

Answer: Queen or Queenly.

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Who plays the role of Cersei in the series?

Answer: Lena Headey.

Who plays the role of Daenerys in the series?

Answer: Emilia Clarke.

Game Of Thrones Season 2 Trivia Questions

In seasons 1 and 2 of Game Of Thrones, who is known as the “King in the North”?

Answer: Robb Stark.

Which Battle occurs in Season 2, where Stannis Baratheon attacks King’s Landing?

Answer: The Battle of the Blackwater.

Who assassinates Renly Baratheon using dark magic?

Answer: Melisandre (The Red Woman) and Stannis Baratheon.

Where is Arya Stark taken as a captive in this season?

Answer: Harrenhal, the seat of House Whent.

In season 2, which Lannister was Arya serving while undercover?

Answer: Tywin Lannister.

Game Of Thrones Season 3 Trivia Questions

What is the name of the slave city, home of the Unsullied, that Daenerys conquers in Season 3 after Qarth?

Answer: Astapor.

Who is known as “The King Beyond the Wall”?

Answer: Mance Rayder.

What event is celebrated at the Twins, where several main characters meet their fate?

Answer: The Red Wedding.

Who orchestrated the Red Wedding massacre?

Answer: Roose Bolton and Walder Frey.

Who becomes Joffrey Baratheon’s new bride in Season 3?

Answer: Margaery Tyrell.

Who does Sansa Stark marry in this season?

Answer: Tyrion Lannister.

What nickname is given to Theon Greyjoy after his capture and torture?

Answer: Reek.

What is the name of Daenerys Targaryen’s translator and confidante?

Answer: Missandei.

Which character is castrated by Ramsay Bolton?

Answer: Theon Greyjoy.

Game Of Thrones Season 4 Trivia Questions

What is the name of the sword that Jaime Lannister gives to Brienne of Tarth?

Answer: Oathkeeper.

What are the names that Arya recites before she goes to bed?

Answer: The people she plans to kill.

What causes the death of King Joffrey Baratheon?

Answer: Poisoning.

Who is accused of poisoning King Joffrey on his wedding day?

Answer: Tyrion Lannister.

Who actually is responsible for killing Joffrey Baratheon at his own wedding feast?

Answer: Olenna Tyrell (with help from Littlefinger).

Who is crowned king after Joffrey dies?

Answer: Tommen.

Who plays the character Oberyn Martell, also known as the Red Viper, in Game of Thrones season four?

Answer: Pedro Pascal.

Which two Stark siblings *almost* reunite at Craster’s Keep?

Answer: Jon Snow and Bran Stark.

Who becomes Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch?

Answer: Jon Snow.

Who does Tyrion Lannister demand a trial by combat with in Season 4?

Answer: Cersei Lannister.

Who is revealed to have poisoned Jon Arryn in season four?

Answer: Lysa Arryn, his wife.

What event marks the beginning of Lord Baelish’s ascent to power in the Vale?

Answer: Pushing Lysa Arryn through the Moon Door.

Who kills Tywin Lannister on the toilet in Season 4?

Answer: Tyrion Lannister.

Game Of Thrones Season 5 Trivia Questions

Who is voted the new Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch in the beginning of Season 5?

Answer: Jon Snow.

Which dragon disappears and roams freely in Essos for a part of the season?

Answer: Drogon.

Which character does Brienne develop a close bond with during their journey together?

Answer: Her squire, Podrick Payne.

Which city does Daenerys Targaryen attempt to rule in Season 5?

Answer: Meereen.

After fleeing King’s Landing, which House did Sansa marry into during the series?

Answer: House Bolton.

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In which city does Arya train to become a Faceless Man?

Answer: Braavos.

Which character orchestrates the bombing of the Great Sept of Baelor?

Answer: Cersei Lannister.

Whose face does Arya Stark use to poison Meryn Trant in the brothel?

Answer: She uses the face of the young girl from the House of Black and White.

Who aids Sansa Stark in her escape from Winterfell in Season 5?

Answer: Theon Greyjoy (Reek).

Who becomes the leader of the Faith Militant in King’s Landing in Season 5?

Answer: The High Sparrow.

What does Jon Snow do in Season 5 that leads to his assassination by his own men?

Answer: He allies with the Wildlings and lets them through the Wall.

Who poisons Princess Myrcella in Season 5?

Answer: Ellaria Sand from Dorne.

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Trivia Questions

Which house uses a flayed man as its sigil?

Answer: House Bolton.

What major city is destroyed by wildfire during a battle?

Answer: King’s Landing.

Who becomes the new Three-Eyed Raven, succeeding the old man stuck in a tree?

Answer: Bran Stark.

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Arya begins her training as a Faceless Man under a new identity. What name does she go by?

Answer: “No One.”

How does Jon Snow come back to life in Season 6?

Answer: Melisandre performs a ritual to resurrect him.

Who is responsible for the destruction of the Great Sept of Baelor in Season 6, in which most of her enemies, including Margaery Tyrell, are destroyed?

Answer: Cersei Lannister, using wildfire.

How does Tommen Baratheon die?

Answer: He jumps from a window in the Red Keep after witnessing the destruction caused by wildfire.

What title does Cersei Lannister assume after her son Tommen’s death?

Answer: Queen of the Seven Kingdoms.

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Who is named the new leader of the Iron Islands instead of Yara Greyjoy?

Answer: Euron Greyjoy.

Who does Arya Stark assassinate in the last episode of Season 6?

Answer: She uses her skills to assassinate Walder Frey, avenging her family members lost in the Red Wedding.

Who is revealed to be Jon Snow’s mother at the end of Season 6?

Answer: Lyanna Stark.

Game Of Thrones Season 7 Trivia Questions

What role did Ed Sheeran play during his guest appearance in Game of Thrones Season 7?

Answer: Ed Sheeran played a Lannister soldier who sang a song and shared a scene with Arya Stark.

Which character from the Night’s Watch begins training as a maester at the Citadel?

Answer: Samwell Tarly.

Who becomes the new King in the North after the events of Season 6?

Answer: Jon Snow.

Where in Westeros does Daenerys Targaryen first arrive in Season 7?

Answer: Dragonstone.

Which Stark sibling does Bran Stark first reunite with at Winterfell?

Answer: Sansa Stark.

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Who leads the expedition to capture a wight (creature of the dead) beyond the Wall?

Answer: Jon Snow.

What shocking revelation does Samwell Tarly discover while reading old scrolls at the Citadel?

Answer: Jon Snow’s true parentage as the legitimate son of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark.

What other character (other than Samwell) plays a critical role in uncovering the truth behind Jon Snow’s birth through visions?

Answer: Bran Stark.

Which two female characters finally reunite after being separated since Season 1?

Answer: Arya Stark and Sansa Stark.

What do Jon Snow and Daenerys show to Cersei as evidence of the threat beyond the Wall?

Answer: A wight captured during the expedition beyond the Wall.

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What happens to Viserion, one of Daenerys’s dragons, at the end of Season 7?

Answer: Viserion is killed and resurrected by the Night King as an undead dragon that breathes blue fire.

Which Stark sibling kills Littlefinger?

Answer: Arya Stark.

Which wildling character has a massive crush on Brienne of Tarth?

Answer: Tormund (played by Kristofer Hivju).

Game Of Thrones Season 8 Trivia Questions

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Per the TV show, what is the name of the final battle between the living and the dead?

Answer: The Great War, also known as the Second Long Night.

How does Jorah Mormont meet his end?

Answer: Jorah dies protecting Daenerys from the wights during the Battle of Winterfell (The Great War).

What weapon is used to kill the Night King and who ultimately does it?

Answer: Arya Stark uses a Valyrian steel dagger to kill the Night King.

Who shoots down and kills Daenerys’ second dragon?

Answer: Euron Greyjoy.

Who does Tyrion rat out to Daenerys as being treasonous in Season 8?

Answer: Lord Varys.

Who is ultimately responsible for the downfall of House Lannister?

Answer: Daenerys Targaryen, when she burns down King’s Landing with the help of her dragon.

Who does Jaime Lannister ultimately decide to be with in his final moments?

Answer: Jaime returns to Cersei, dying with her in the Red Keep’s collapse.

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Who kills Euron Greyjoy in the final season?

Answer: Jaime Lannister.

What is Jon Snow’s real name?

Answer: Aegon Targaryen.

What is the fate of Daenerys in the series finale?

Answer: Jon Snow stabs her.

Who is chosen as the new king and Protector of the Realm after the council convenes to decide the future of Westeros?

Answer: Bran Stark, or Bran The Broken.

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Which Stark becomes the Queen in the North?

Answer: Sansa Stark.

What does Arya Stark set off to discover in the final episode?

Answer: Arya sets sail to explore what lies west of Westeros.

Who is named as the Master of Coin and Lord of Highgarden in the small council meeting at the end of the series?

Answer: Ser Bronn of the Blackwater.

What is Jon Snow’s fate at the end of the series?

Answer: Jon Snow is exiled to the Night’s Watch, later venturing beyond the Wall with the Free Folk.

Phew, that was a long series — props to you if you remembered a lot from it!

So, how many did you get right? Did you retain all that random Game Of Thrones knowledge even after all these years? Let us know in the comments!

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