Only True Fans Know If These Game of Thrones Characters Are Dead or Alive by the End of Season 6! Do You?

By: J. Scott Wilson

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When you play the "Game of Thrones," you win or you die.

A mixture of high fantasy and thrilling drama, "Game of Thrones" is undeniably one of the most watched television series of the past decade. In fact, the television series is so popular that it has broken records on HBO in terms of viewership. As a result of this, "Game of Thrones" has obviously gained a very large fan base over the years that reaches all corners of the world. 

While the TV series is known for its multiple gripping story lines and its superb acting, what it is possibly most well known for is the fact that it doesn't shy away from violence and death. In the "Game of Thrones," no one is safe and many fans have had their emotions toyed with when their favorite characters were killed off at a moment's notice. In fact, there is so much murder and death on the show that we have more than enough to make a quiz all about it! 

Are you ready to play the "Game of Thrones"... quiz? Then c'mon. Don your shiny armor and saddle up your best steed; you're in for one hell of a journey!

Daenerys is very much alive, and headed for Westeros with her fleet and army. It's hard to imagine the Dragon Queen meeting her demise anytime soon, but this IS "Game of Thrones"...

Arya went to Braavos and learned the secrets of the Faceless Men. Last time we saw her, she was exacting her revenge on someone on her "list."

Sansa in season 1 was a whiny, privileged little princess type. She's survived and toughened, and recently dispatched her "husband" in a particularly grisly manner.

Viserys was one of the most truly loathsome characters in the first season. He got his, though, when Khal Drogo gave him his "golden crown."

Cersei survived her Walk of Atonement intact, and got back to the Red Keep in good order. Now, with her monstrous guard and her new Maester, she's taking over in King's Landing.

Tyrion is just about everyone's favorite "GoT" character. He definitely gets all the best lines, and he's now at the right hand of the Dragon Queen.

King Robert was pretty much Bacchus incarnate. He loved his wine, his women and... well, more wine. In the end, that wine (drugged) and a boar ended his reign.

Poor Ned Stark, he was just trying to do the right thing! Unfortunately, he failed to realize that not everyone plays by the rules, and it cost him his head.

It's hard to know how to feel about Theon. His offenses are many, but his punishment was pretty severe. There's no question he's a survivor, though!

Khal Drogo, played by Jason Momoa, was one of the most physically imposing figures in the early seasons. In typical "GoT" fashion, he was killed by an infection from a small wound, rather than in battle.

Bran's story has been a bit hard to follow, what with him being absent for an entire season. But it now looks like he'll be a major part of the war against the Night King.

Ser Jorah, son of the late Lord Commander, originally informed on Daenerys, then became her most loyal defender. Afflicted with greyscale, he now wanders the world in search of a cure.

We first saw the awesome nature of Daenerys' wrath when she dealt with Mirri. The Dragon Queen had Mirri tied to Khal Drogo's funeral pyre.

Of all the deaths in "GoT," Joffrey Baratheon's poisoned passing was one of the most welcomed by fans. This brutal little nut tortured Sansa Stark and committed random acts of tyranny that made him one of the series' most hated characters.

Jaime is another character who's gone through quite an evolution through the series. He now seems to be finding a sense of honor, and realizing that he hasn't truly lived an honorable life.

Renly had the best chance of unseating the Lannisters and taking King's Landing by force. However, thanks to a ghostly killer conjured by the Red Woman, he died before his first battle was joined.

Melisandre, the Red Woman, is a priestess of the Lord of Light, a god who has a fondness for fire. She brought Jon Snow back to life, but her complicity in the murder of a young girl got her sent south with a threat of death on her head should she return.

Perhaps the biggest schemer in the series, Petyr is a survivor. His allegiances change with the winds, but his creepy obsession with Sansa Stark never seems to wane.

Jeor Mormont is the first Lord Commander of the Night's Watch we meet in the show. He makes Jon Snow his steward, grooming him to be the next Lord Commander. Jeor was killed by a traitorous member of the Watch during a brawl at Craster's Keep.

Varys is one of the most intriguing characters in the show. Known as The Spider, he has informers - "little birds" - all over the world, and always seems to know what's going to happen well before it does. He and Tyrion make a formidable pair.

Craster was one of the most vile characters in the series. He lived in a keep north of the Wall which was full of women whom he referred to as his "wives." He was killed during the same brawl that claimed the life of Lord Commander Mormont.

Kraznys was one of the slave masters of Slaver's Bay who tried to resist, then sabotage the Dragon Queen's reign. He discovered that he was not flame-proof, and that dragons found him delicious.

Talisa caught Rob Stark's eye when she was tending to the wounded after a battle with the Lannisters. She made him think, made him happy and became his wife, which really ticked off Walder Frey. She and her unborn child were brutally stabbed during the Red Wedding.

At first, the death of Robb Stark at the Red Wedding sent shockwaves through fans of the series. However, now that we see Jon Snow rising as the new King in the North, it becomes clear that he had to die to make room at the top.

I certainly hope the actor who plays the creepy warlock Pyat Pree had to go through a lot of makeup to look like that. He discovered much to his chagrin that Daenerys' baby dragons could, indeed, spit fire... and obey their mistress.

Lady Brienne of Tarth is one of the most noble, loyal characters in the series. As we found out in her brutal fight with The Hound, she's also one of the toughest.

Luwin was a wise, kindly old man who truly loved the Stark children. His efforts to get Bran and Rickon out of Winterfell under the protection of the Wildling Osha cost him his life.

Qhorin Halfhand was an experienced ranger and stalwart of the Night's Watch. After they're both captured by Wildlings, Qhorin picks a fight with Jon and allows Jon to kill him, hoping that will gain Snow favor among the tribe.

Lyanna Mormont became a complete scene stealer in the sixth season. As the tiny leader of noble House Mormont, she first pledged her soldiers to Jon Snow's cause, then later shamed all the Northern lords into acknowledging him as the King in the North.

Polliver was a man-at-arms serving under the brutal Gregor Clegane. As revenge for killing one of her fellow Night's Watch recruits, Arya Stark introduces him to the pointy end of her sword, Needle.

Sandor "The Hound" Clegane was originally a monster of a man, carrying out the most brutal orders with ruthless efficiency. However, his obvious affection for and protection of Arya signaled a change of heart. What comes next? Who knows?

Jory was one of Ned Stark's staunchest defenders in King's Landing. He paid the price when Jaime Lannister cornered Ned outside Littlefinger's brothel and took him into custody.

Rodrik was the gruff Master-at-Arms of Winterfell, charged with defense of the castle and maintenance of the guard. He was unceremoniously killed when Theon Greyjoy took the castle.

Jon's Uncle Benjen is a ranger for the Night's Watch who disappeared in the first episode. He reappeared near the end of last season, still fighting the Night King but changed by the Children's magic in a way that kept him from going south of the Wall.

Rakharo was one of Khal Drogo's bloodriders, and he became Daenerys' loyal soldier. When she sent him and two others out into the Red Waste to find shelter, his horse came back with his headless body.

One could make a safe argument that the Night King is "dead," but he's pretty darned lively for a corpse. Let's just hope Sam finds something in the library that helps fight him and his dead army off!

One of the few "GoT" characters to die of natural causes, Hoster Tully was the father of Catelyn Stark and Edmure Tully, last seen handing Riverrun over to the Lannister forces. He's spoken of as a fine lord, far preferred to the Freys. Granted, that's not setting the bar too high.

Catelyn Stark only outlived her son by a few moments during the Red Wedding. She threatened to kill Walder Frey's wife, only to discover that threat meant nothing to him.

We first met Jaqen when Arya made her deal with him to take three lives. As it turns out, he (or someone wearing his face) is the one in charge of the House of Black and White, where the Faceless Men train.

He's been played by two different actors, and Daario Naharis is quite completely alive. He's a bit out of sorts right now, though, having been left behind to run Slaver's Bay by the Dragon Queen.

We first met Ros in Winterfell, where her abundant charms bewitched Theon Greyjoy into frequently emptying his wallet. She moved on to King's Landing, running a brothel for Littlefinger until she met her untimely end.

Ellaria Sand is the ruthless mother of the Sand Snakes, and she's finally taken the reins in Dorne. Last seen sailing for Westeros with the Dragon Queen's fleet, she's a force to be reckoned with.

Gendry is a tall, handsome, dark-haired fellow who has the unlucky fate to be a bastard son of King Robert Baratheon. That had him marked for death, but the last we saw of him he was rowing out to sea, having escaped the clutches of Melisandre with the help of the Onion Knight.

Jon WAS dead for a while, after being ambushed by Night's Watch traitors. Thanks to the Red Woman, he came back and led his Wildling army to victory over the Boltons.

Yoren was a sworn member of the Night's Watch who happened to be recruiting in King's Landing when Ned Stark lost his head. He rescued Arya, and ended up with one of Robert's bastard sons in his group as well.

Irri was given to Daenerys as a handmaiden, and her scenes teaching Dany the Dothraki language and customs are sweet and funny. She met her end when the dragons were stolen in Qarth.

We all thought Gregor was done for after the trial by combat, but he was too ugly to die. He's now some gold-plated monstrosity whose silent presence protects Cersei.

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