No One Here Gets Out Alive: The 'Game of Thrones' Character Deaths Quiz


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When you play the "Game of Thrones," you win or you die, and there's been a lot more dying than winning on the hit HBO series. Can you remember how characters met their end? Take this quiz to find out.

Who does Daenerys' dragons burn to a crisp in the House of the Undying?

Pyat Pree's plan to fuel his magic with the dragons' power doesn't go quite the way he probably wanted it to.


Whose death leads to the War of the Five Kings?

When Robert Baratheon dies, questions about who is rightful heir to the Iron Throne ignite a war. The five kings in question are Joffrey Baratheon, Renly and Stannis Baratheon, Robb Stark and Balon Greyjoy.


What title did Jorah Mormont's father hold when he was killed?

Jeor Mormont was lord commander of the night's watch when he was murdered by some of his own men at Craster's Keep.


What group kills Barristan Selmy?

Barristan and Grey Worm battle the Sons of the Harpy in Meereen, and Barristan dies heroically.


Just before Maester Aemon dies, he hallucinates a conversation with someone named Egg. Who is Egg?

Aemon calls out to Egg, Aegon Targaryen, who is long-dead.


Who is blamed for Renly Baratheon's death, despite being innocent?

Brienne is the only other person present in Renly's tent when Melisandre's shadow demon baby thing kills Renly. Therefore Brienne is accused of the murder.


What "treasure" is the instrument of Viserys Targaryen's death?

Drogo pours molten gold on Viserys' head, giving him the golden crown he demanded.


Who kills Ygritte?

Olly puts an arrow through Ygritte to keep her from killing Jon Snow.


What is the manner of Trystane Martell's death?

Obara murders Trystane via a spear to the head.


Where is Tywin Lannister when Tyrion shoots him with a crossbow?

Tyrion kills his father on the toilet. (One can imagine the smallfolk of Westeros may jokingly refer to toilets as "the iron throne," but Tywin definitely wasn't on the actual Iron Throne.)


Who kills Jojen Reed?

A skeleton stabs Jojen to death. Fortunately, a Child of the Forest destroys Jojen's corpse, so we don’t have to worry about him coming back as an evil wight.


Brienne of Tarth kills Stannis Baratheon at what battle?

Stannis is already gravely wounded when Brienne finds him and finishes him off at the Battle of Winterfell, because she holds him responsible for Renly's death.


Why does Jon Snow kill Qhorin Halfhand?

Qhorin knows they're both likely to die anyway if the wildlings' trust can’t be earned, so he tells Jon to kill him.


How does Princess Myrcella Baratheon die?

A poison kiss from Ellaria proves fatal to Myrcella.


Why is Meryn Trant on Arya's death list (until she murders him in a brothel)?

Trant killed Arya's teacher and generally helped the Lannisters destroy the Stark family, earning him a place on Arya's death list.


When Melisandre and Stannis sacrifice Stannis' daughter Shireen, two things happen. What are they?

Melisandre deems the sacrifice of Shireen a success when the snow melts, but Stannis is left with a pathetic army with no chance of defeating the Boltons at Winterfell.


How does Selyse Baratheon kill herself the night Shireen is sacrificed?

Selyse is found hanging from a tree the next morning.


Robb Stark dies during the Red Wedding, of course, but who delivers the final killing blow?

Roose Bolton stabs him after several crossbow bolts fail to end Robb's life.


Who does Catelyn Stark kill during the Red Wedding before she herself is killed?

She takes Frey's wife hostage, but it doesn’t work because Frey doesn’t care about his wife's life. Catelyn kills her and is then killed.


Who sentences Ned Stark to death?

While Joffrey ordering Ned Stark killed is obviously awful for the Starks, it begins the gradual decline of the Lannisters as well.


How does Craster die?

Karl Tanner murders Craster with a dagger to the throat.


At what event is Joffrey poisoned to death?

He dies shortly after marrying Margaery Tyrell.


How does Lysa Arryn die?

Littlefinger pushes Lysa out the moon door but escapes blame by claiming it was suicide.


What is the name of Arya's sword-fighting teacher who is killed by Meryn Trant?

Syrio Forel was training Arya to use her sword, Needle.


What is the cause of Khal Drogo's death?

Drogo survives the infection, but the witchcraft that saves him leaves him senseless, so Daenerys smothers him to end his misery.


Who kills Sansa's wolf, Lady?

Ned Stark executes Lady to keep the peace with the Lannisters and because he feels duty bound to do it himself.


Who kills Ros?

Ros survives many perils as a sex worker, but Littlefinger offers her to Joffrey to use as a crossbow target, and that is how she dies.


Oberyn Martell dies in a trial by combat with Gregor Clegane. How does he die?

Clegane crushes Oberyn's head with two hands.


How does Tyrion murder Shae?

It's tempting to find some kind of metaphor in Tyrion strangling his prostitute/lover with chains of gold that he gave her.


Mance Rayder is burned at the stake, but he doesn't die from the fire. How does he die?

Jon Snow's mercy-killing of Mance Rayder angers many of his enemies on the Night's Watch.


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