GOT Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes to Take the Iron Throne?

By: Zoe Samuel
Estimated Completion Time
6 min
What do you think motivates loyalty in others?
Moral leadership
The knowledge that they are on the winning side
Give and take
Being tough, but fair

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Who do you fear the most?
The Lord of Light seems pretty intimidating!
My undertaker
The God of Death
The Night King

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What kind of game do you think you're playing?
I'm playing by Marquess of Queensberry rules.
You think this is a game?!
I'm making up the rules as I go along.
The long game

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What is your blind spot?
What's a blind spot?
One can only keep an eye on so many latent betrayers at once.
I trust too easily.
Blind loyalty to those I love.

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What is the number one personal asset you bring to bear?
I am beloved by my people.
I know all the levers of power.
I'm very well tutored.
I've endured a great deal of suffering.

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In which social skill are you strongest?
Humor
Cruelty
Inspiring pity
Building rapport

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What is best in life?
Puppies!
To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women.
Peace of mind
Being able to say, at the end of the day, you did everything you could.

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What sort of people do you think are worthy of investment?
Everyone has something to offer.
People who are valuable to me right now
People who show potential
Anyone who demonstrates promise

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How do you feel about being personally involved in violence?
Not in my face!
It's my favorite thing!
I'll do it if survival is at stake.
I will face anything I ask my allies to face.

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What do you look for in a spouse?
An adorable laugh
An army I can control
Money
Goals that align with mine

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What weapon would you use to destroy a rival?
The wheels of justice!
A bomb
The rumor mill
A Warhammer

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How far is the reach of your trust in your allies?
Of course, I trust them! They are my allies! I would trust them with my life!
I trust them as far as I can throw them.
I don't know who to trust.
I don't fully trust any of them, but for different reasons.

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How would you handle it when you owed someone powerful and could not repay them?
I would promise that in the end, I'm good for it.
I would just stiff them.
I would work for them.
I would promise them a greater prize if they hang in there.

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How would you inspire your army prior to going into battle?
I would do an interpretive dance!
I would tell them that if anyone should turn tail, their comrades should execute them!
I would tell them that a firm handshake and fully felt pat on the back awaited them should they return.
I would speak to them of our bonds of brotherhood, of the battles we have won, and the men we have lost, and of how today we fight for our very souls!

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What supernatural force would you seek to harness to aid you in your pursuit of power?
The magic of love!
Wildfire
Supernatural disguise
Resurrection

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How do you react to insubordination?
Oh, I'm sure they have their reasons.
Have the coward's family imprisoned and have the coward sent to the front lines.
Abandon them. They are useless.
Personally punish the insubordinate subordinate, and warn everyone else not to do the same, and definitely not to line up with knives and stab me.

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With whom would you seek an alliance?
The Lannisters seem trustworthy!
The Tyrells are loaded. I'd go with them.
The Iron Bank. They're the ones who are loaded.
All the people in the north. It looks as though everyone else is at war with them anyway.

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Which of the following do you see as the greatest tactical advantage?
Being the good guy!
Assassins
Invisibility
Preparing the field of battle

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What is your ace-in-the-hole?
Oh, I'm ready. I literally dug a hole and put an ace in it. That's what you mean, right?
I have my rivals' heirs in my dungeon.
I know the secret passages into King's Landing.
My significant other has a dragon.

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What are your plans for your old rivals once you have the Iron Throne?
I'll have them over for dinner, and we'll iron out our differences.
I shall have them all quietly disappear.
I'll leave them alone unless they come for me.
I will strip them of their lands and fortunes and banish them.

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What is your greatest personal weakness?
I'm not much of a tactician.
I have no weakness!
I'm not naturally suited to combat or politics.
I'm too hard on myself sometimes.

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What would it take for you to betray your close family?
I would never do such a thing!
I'd only do it on days ending in y.
They would have to betray me first.
They would have to have done something pretty unspeakable.

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What will you seek to control in order to influence the great game?
The hearts and minds of the people!
Just enough power to cause a stalemate, and then just enough brain power to leverage that for a win.
I am enough.
The Night's Watch

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What inspires your loyalty?
Goodness
Nothing
Personal relationships
Common cause

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What do you look for in an adviser?
They should be cool, from an exotic land.
I take counsel from no one.
They should be smarter than I am.
They should be less inhibited than I am, but willing to take my orders.

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What strategy would you use to overcome a political enemy with enough clout to resist you?
I would show them my worth by saving them from deadites and then they would love me!
Make them think they won, and while they're celebrating, burn their house down.
I would sneak in during the night and dispose of them.
I would get everyone else to join me in a common cause and then turn on my enemy.

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How comfortable are you with owing debts?
I don't mind. I have like, a dozen maxed out credit cards with The Iron Bank of Braavos.
I will put down one marker, but it had better be a big one.
I don't like owing debts at all.
I'll owe many small debts, but no large ones.

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What is the most important preparation you can make for war?
Get the people on my side
Build an arsenal of weapons of mass destruction
Have multiple boltholes in case I need to retreat
Strategic assessment

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What is your number one vice?
Tea
Wine
Physical stuff
Revenge

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What would be your best case scenario for attaining the Iron Throne?
I bring my case to the people, who overthrow the existing monarch in favor of me!
I surround my enemies and crush them all with a much greater army!
I sneak into King's Landing and poison all the wine in the royal cellar.
I march a huge army into King's Landing and everyone on the other side surrenders.

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