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

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

Peace is not impossible in the Seven Kingdoms, but even in times of peace, the great and powerful scheme for political and military advantage. The books of the "Song of Ice and Fire" series, adapted in the HBO television series "Game of Thrones," showcase heroes and villains and characters who sit somewhere in between, almost all of them capable of the most ruthless acts in order to gain the upper hand in the power games of Westeros.

Assuming you have cash, clout, debts or military force, you may have the necessary ante to play in the sandbox of the elite of Westeros. The question remains, do you have what it takes to outwit the likes of Cersei Lannister, a potentate who has shown herself willing to betray her closest allies, or the old guard of Eddard Stark, whose time on the battlefield has hardened him to personal suffering, or the barbarian Khal Drogo, whose oath sworn Dothraki bloodriders are the most effective cavalry in the known world?

To determine if you have what it takes, we have compiled a series of questions that will weigh your choices and decide whether you have the judgment, stomach and ruthlessness needed to win the Iron Throne. Answer carefully and good luck.

What do you think motivates loyalty in others?

Who do you fear the most?

What kind of game do you think you're playing?

What is your blind spot?

What is the number one personal asset you bring to bear?

In which social skill are you strongest?

What is best in life?

What sort of people do you think are worthy of investment?

How do you feel about being personally involved in violence?

What do you look for in a spouse?

What weapon would you use to destroy a rival?

How far is the reach of your trust in your allies?

How would you handle it when you owed someone powerful and could not repay them?

How would you inspire your army prior to going into battle?

What supernatural force would you seek to harness to aid you in your pursuit of power?

How do you react to insubordination?

With whom would you seek an alliance?

Which of the following do you see as the greatest tactical advantage?

What is your ace-in-the-hole?

What are your plans for your old rivals once you have the Iron Throne?

What is your greatest personal weakness?

What would it take for you to betray your close family?

What will you seek to control in order to influence the great game?

What inspires your loyalty?

What do you look for in an adviser?

What strategy would you use to overcome a political enemy with enough clout to resist you?

How comfortable are you with owing debts?

What is the most important preparation you can make for war?

What is your number one vice?

What would be your best case scenario for attaining the Iron Throne?

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