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Game of Thrones Trivia Quiz
What are the central themes of Game of Thrones?
A: Power and violence.
Game of Thrones roughly follows the three storylines of
A: A Song of Ice and Fire.
Where does the Game of Thrones take place?
A: In the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros.
The series chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among
the realm's noble families for control of what?
A: The Iron Throne.
The novels and their adaptation get some of their settings,
characters and plot from various events of what?
A: European history.
A principal inspiration for the novels is the English what?
A: Wars of the Roses.
Some of the historical inspirations for elements of the
series include what?
A: Hadrian's Wall, the fall of Rome, and the legend of Atlantis among many
Game of Thrones has a sprawling ensemble cast, estimated to
be the what?
A: Largest on television.
During the production of the third season, how many cast
names were recorded?
Who is Lord Eddard "Ned" Stark?
A: He is the head of the Stark family whose members are involved in most of the
series's intertwined plot lines.
Despite its otherwise enthusiastic reception by critics,
Game of Thrones has been criticized for what?
A: The amount of female nudity, violence and torture, and sexual violence
against women it depicts.
In the third season, what happens to the character Theon
A: He is tortured at length and eventually emasculated.
In the episode "Breaker of Chains" Jaime Lannister rapes
his sister which triggered a broad public discussion about the series's
depiction of what?
A: Sexual violence against women.
The scene caused outrage, according to whom?
A: Dave Itzkoff of the New York Times.
According to the marketing director of SBS, Game of Thrones
has the highest what of any TV series known to her?
A: Fan engagement rate.
The first season of Game of Thrones had an average of how
many viewers for its first Sunday night screenings?
A: 2.5 million.
For its second season, Game of Thrones had an average gross
audience of how many viewers?
A: 11.6 million .
The third season was watched by how many viewers, 14.2
million, making Game of Thrones the second most-viewed HBO series after what?
A: The Sopranos.
The first season of Game of Thrones was nominated for how
many of the 2011 Emmy Awards?
Peter Dinklage, was named best supporting actor by who?
A: The Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Scream Awards and the Satellite Awards.
Who created the show?
A: David Benioff and D. B. Weiss
Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television
series created for HBO by whom?
A: David Benioff and D. B. Weiss as showrunners and main writers.
The show is filmed in a Belfast studio and on location
A: In Northern Ireland, Malta, Scotland, Croatia, Iceland, the United States,
Spain and Morocco.
When did the show premiered on HBO in the United States?
A: On April 17, 2011.
Two days after the fourth season premiered in April 2014,
HBO renewed Game of Thrones for what?
A: A fifth and sixth season.
The series is set on what fictional continents?
A: Westeros and Essos.
The first narrative arc follows a civil war among several
noble houses for the what?
A: Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms.
The second narrative covers the rising threat of the
impending winter and the what?
A: Legendary creatures and fierce peoples of the North.
The third narrative chronicles the attempts of the exiled
last scion of the realm's deposed ruling dynasty to do what?
A: Reclaim the throne.
Peter Dinklage won the Primetime Emmy Award for what?
A: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and the Golden Globe Award for
Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as