By Jacqueline Samaroo on June 18, 2018
"When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die."
The Game of Thrones television series, as well as the book series (A Song of Ice and Fire) that it is based on, have both become immensely popular over the past few years. In fact, the Game of Thrones television series has even broken quite a few records and received numerous accolades. While this is due in part to the gripping story lines and skilled actors and actresses, the fictional world that the Game of Thrones is set in is also a major factor in the show's popularity.
The Game of Thrones world is not just a set piece that the characters walk around in and live in, it is a vibrant world that has a well thought-out backstory. In fact, one could even say that the continents of Westeros and Essos are two of the main characters in the story themselves! It is no secret that these continents and the other parts of the world of Game of Thrones actually draw inspiration from countries and continents in the real world, so let's see if you can tell the difference between fiction and reality with this quiz! Don't worry, we won't betray you with this quiz, so let's get started!