A Song of Ice and Fire History Quiz

Questions pertain to events up until the beginning of "A Game of Thrones". All data is sourced from the five currently-released main-series books, as well as the in-universe books "The World of Ice and Fire" and "Fire and Blood".
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The Dawn Age / Age of Heroes
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Primary race of people in Westeros before the coming of the First Men
Children of the Forest
Type of tree worshipped by the above and later also by the First Men
Weirwood
Location where a peace treaty was signed between the First Men and the indigenous inhabitants
Isle of Faces
Legendary builder of the wall and first King of Winter
Brandon the Builder
Legendary first Storm King, who supposedely reigned for a thousand years
Durran Godsgrief
Legendary thief who stole the seat of House Casterly
Lann the Clever
Legendary first King of the Reach and founder of House Gardener
Garth the Gardener
The event wherein darkness fell over the world and the Others poured out from the North over Westeros
The Long Night
Magical item said to be able to wake giants from the earth and destroy the wall
Horn of Joramun
Second race of Men to invade Westeros, bringing the Faith of the Seven with them
Andals
Location in Westeros where the above first made landfall
The Fingers
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Age of Valyria
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Formal name of the Valyrian state
Valyrian Freehold
Largest Empire in Essos, which was ultimately destroyed by the Valyrians
Ghis
Race of men who came into conflict with the Valyrians, and were ultimately driven into exile in Westeros
Rhoynar
Location in Westeros where the above settled
Dorne
Popular name of the calamity which befell Valyria
The Doom
Daughter of Lord Aenar Targaryen who foresaw the violent end of Valyria, leading Aenar to take his family into exile
Daenys the Dreamer
Island in Blackwater Bay where Lord Targaryen settled his household
Dragonstone
 
 
 
 
 
 
Targaryen Dynasty
 
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Aegon the Conqueror's Dragon
Balerion the Black Dread
Aegon's elder sister-wife
Visenya
Her dragon
Vhagar
Aegon's younger sister-wife
Rhaenys
Her dragon
Meraxes
Ancestral sword of House Targaryen wielded by Aegon
Blackfyre
Ancestral sword of House Targeryen wielded by his older sister
Dark Sister
Aegon's bastard half-brother and trusted lieutenant
Orys Baratheon
Storm King whose actions provoked the conquest
Argilac the Arrogant
Dynasty of the above, the arms and words of which Aegon's half-brother took for his own
Durrandon
Absurdly huge castle and seat of house Hoare laid to ruin by Aegon and his dragon
Harrenhal
Location of Aegon's second coronation, the date of which is reckoned as the beginning of his reign
The Starry Sept
Second son of Aegon, who usurped the throne and embarked upon a reign of terror
Maegor the Cruel
Grandson of Aegon who reigned for fifty-five years, bringing peace and prosperity to the realm and codifying its laws
Jaehaerys the Conciliator
Queen and sister-wife of the above
Alysanne
New castle of the Night's Watch paid for by the donated jewels of the above Queen
Deep Lake
Destructive civil war fought between two rival factions of house Targaryen
Dance of the Dragons
Extremely pious king who locked away his three sisters to avoid being tempted by their beauty
Baelor the Blessed
Bastard son of Aegon IV who after legitimization founded the rival claimant house Blackfyre
Daemon
Bastard son of Aegon IV who served as Hand of the King and Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, and is believed to have become the three-eyed raven
Brynden Rivers / Bloodraven
Maester of the Targaryen dynasty who joined the Night's Watch after his younger brother Aegon's election as King
Aemon
Last King of the Targaryen dynasty
Aerys II
His eldest son and heir apparent
Rhaegar
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regions and Great Houses of Westeros at the beginning of "A Game of Thrones"
 
Region
Great House
Lord
Seat
Words
Bastard name
The North
Stark
Eddard
Winterfell
Winter Is Coming
Snow
The Riverlands
Tully
Hoster
Riverrun
Family, Duty, Honor
Rivers
The Vale
Arryn
Robert / Sweetrobin
The Eyrie
As High As Honor
Stone
The Westerlands
Lannister
Tywin
Casterly Rock
Hear Me Roar
Hill
The Iron Islands
Greyjoy
Balon
Pyke
We Do Not Sow
Pyke
The Reach
Tyrell
Mace
Highgarden
Growing Strong
Flowers
The Stormlands
Baratheon
Renly
Storm's End
Ours Is The Fury
Storm
Dorne
Martell
Doran
Sunspear
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken
Sand
The Crownlands
Baratheon
Robert
King's Landing / The Red Keep
Ours Is The Fury
Waters
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