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How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S01E01: Winter Is Coming
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Great quiz! Keep em coming for GoT. I need my fix while waiting the eternity for GoT to come back on.
574crystal 7/24/13 9:42 am


1. In which location does Game of Thrones the series begin?
Casterly Rock
King's Landing
The Wall
By way of explanation.....
Thematically, viewers must be introduced to the life-threatening peril lurking beyond The Wall.
2. Who kills two of the three men from the Night's Watch, thereby demonstrating that winter IS coming?
The Hound
The Mountain
Ned Stark
White Walkers
By way of explanation.....
White Walkers do not make many appearances during the first season yet they still make their mark right from the start.
3. Poor Will fled from certain death at the hands of the White Walkers only to...
Break his neck when thrown from his horse
Get executed by his lord Ned Stark
Get killed by archers at the wall
Transform into a White Walker anyway
By way of explanation.....
Man, Ned Stark is *tough* on crime.
4. You can't have Starks without direwolves. When the family discovers a litter of them, which child gets the runt?
Bran Stark
Jon Snow
Rickon Stark
Sansa Stark
By way of explanation.....
Illegitimacy is a big deal in Westeros
5. Westeros is a harsh realm full of many people ready to die. Which job position comes open in the first episode when Jon Arryn passes away?
Hand of the King
Grand Maester
Master of Coin
Master of Whisperers
By way of explanation.....
Ned Stark's neck is tingling but he won't know why for a few episodes.
6. King Robert Baratheon is on the move. Where is the royal party headed?
Casterly Rock
The Wall
By way of explanation.....
Say no, Ned. For the love of God and your currently un-decapitated head, say no!
7. One of the Stark children is driving mother Catelyn crazy. Which Stark is a wall climber?
By way of explanation.....
There is absolutely no chance Bran will wind up paralyzed because of this habit.
8. In case you were wondering, the 26 minute mark of the pilot is when Game of Thrones goes to Hell. That's when Joffrey the Sniveling makes his first appearance. He immediately proceeds to...
Catch the attention of Sansa
Get bitch-slapped by Uncle Tyrion
Make fun of Uncle Tyrion
Bitch-slap a whore
By way of explanation.....
He catches the attention of Sansa now. You'll have to wait for #2 and #3 to happen.
9. After teasing good buddy Ned about his weight, what is the first task King Robert has on his to-do list?
The joining of the Stark and Baratheon houses
Men hunt!
Pay his respects at Ned's sister's grave
Whoring while his wife, ice queen Cersei, gossips
By way of explanation.....
A couple of writers at BOP are convinced that Robert and Ned's sister are the real parents of Jon Snow.
10. When we first meet Tyrion, the Imp, he is having sex with...
Let's just say it's an unlawful relationship.
Three farm girls in a shack outside town
By way of explanation.....
Surprisingly, Ros sticks around for several seasons.
11. Love is in the air! Which character(s) gets married in the first episode?
By way of explanation.....
Suffice to say that chattel is treated better than Daenerys in the first few episodes.
12. Here comes that shirtless barbarian from the desert to sweep his bride off her feet. What's that dude's name?
Khal Drogo
Ser Mormont
Xaro Xhoan Daxos
By way of explanation.....
You know him as Conan the Barbarian. Well, you would if anyone had actually seen that movie.
13. What is the only thing Sansa has ever wanted?
A pet direwolf
To be an only child
To have a sister. The closest she has is tomboy Arya.
To marry Joffrey
By way of explanation.....
The ultimate example of "be careful what you wish for."
14. Benjen Stark, Ned's brother, suggests something to Jon Snow. What is it?
Marry the first woman who cares enough to lie about her virginity
Start making a name for himself by stabbing lots of people
To enlist in the Night's Watch
To lose his virginity before the wenches sober up
By way of explanation.....
In a way, this is all Benjen's fault.
15. Holy job promotions, Batman! What is Ned Stark's new title?
Baron of Winterfell
Hand of the King
King of the North (officially)
White Walker
By way of explanation.....
This is the worst possible implementation of the Peter Principle.
16. Ned has a rival who would clearly like to test his skill on the field of battle. Who is it?
Jaime Lannister
Robert Baratheon
Theon Greyjoy
Tyrion Lannister
By way of explanation.....
The genius of this sequence is that it sets up not only the Lannister/Stark feud but the specific one between Ned and Jaime.
17. Catelyn's sister makes a stunning accusation. What is it?
Cersei and Jaime assassinated the last Hand of the King
Cersei and Jaime are lovers
Jon Snow is her baby
Tyrion Lannister is her baby
By way of explanation.....
I'm sure the next Hand of the King will be fine.
18. Daenerys gets the best wedding present ever! What is it?
Bits of Dothraki people killed during the ceremony
Dragon eggs
A sexless evening of peace and contemplation.
Sacrificial twins...hopefully foreshadowing later events
By way of explanation.....
Please tell me you didn't miss this one...especially not by picking the third option.
19. Hey, which two people are surprisingly having sex at the end of the episode?
Catelyn Stark and Jaime Lannister
Cersei and Jaime Lannister
Joffrey Baratheon and Sansa Stark
Ned Stark and Robert Baratheon
By way of explanation.....
This may be the first example of twincest on a mainstream television program since Fonzie used to hook up with triplets on Happy Days.
20. Which member of the Stark family gets thrown to the ground from a high window?
Arya Stark
Bran Stark
Catelyn Stark
Rickon Stark
By way of explanation.....
We wish it had been Catelyn.

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