Skyrim For The Nords!

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Skyrim For The Nords! - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did the Nords first arrive in Nirn?

    • A.

      Skyrim

    • B.

      Atmora

    • C.

      The Throat of the World

    • D.

      The Sea of Ghosts

    Correct Answer
    C. The Throat of the World
    Explanation
    The Throat of the World is the correct answer because it is the highest peak in Skyrim and is considered a sacred place by the Nords. According to Nord mythology, it is where the god Shor first shouted the world into existence. Additionally, it is home to the Greybeards, a group of powerful Nords who study the Thu'um (dragon shouts). The Nords first arrived in Nirn at the Throat of the World, making it a significant location in their history and culture.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the last descendant of Ysgramor?

    • A.

      Harald

    • B.

      Borgas

    • C.

      Ysmir

    • D.

      Wulfharth

    Correct Answer
    B. Borgas
    Explanation
    Borgas is the correct answer because he was the last known descendant of Ysgramor. Ysgramor was a legendary figure in Skyrim's history, known as the leader of the Five Hundred Companions and the founder of the city of Windhelm. Borgas, who was a High King of Skyrim, ruled after Ysgramor's lineage and was the last known descendant of the legendary figure.

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  • 3. 

    Which one of these is not an "Old Hold of Skyrim"?

    • A.

      The Rift

    • B.

      Whiterun Hold

    • C.

      Winterhold

    • D.

      Eastmarch

    Correct Answer
    B. Whiterun Hold
    Explanation
    Whiterun Hold is not an "Old Hold of Skyrim" because it is one of the nine holds in Skyrim, not an old hold. The Old Holds of Skyrim refer to the five original holds that were established before the Great Collapse. These holds include The Rift, Winterhold, and Eastmarch.

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  • 4. 

    The Goat Horns are the symbol of which City in Skyrim?

    • A.

      Markarth

    • B.

      Dawnstar

    • C.

      Morthal

    • D.

      Falkreath

    Correct Answer
    A. Markarth
    Explanation
    In the game Skyrim, the Goat Horns are the symbol of Markarth. Markarth is a city located in the western part of Skyrim and is known for its unique architecture and rich history. The city is built on a cliff and is home to the Dwemer ruins, which adds to its mysterious and fascinating atmosphere. The Goat Horns symbolize the city's connection to nature and its rugged landscape.

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  • 5. 

    During the Skyrim conquests which province didn't get conquered by the Nords?

    • A.

      Morrowind

    • B.

      High Rock

    • C.

      Cyrodiil

    • D.

      Hammerfell

    Correct Answer
    D. Hammerfell
    Explanation
    During the Skyrim conquests, the Nords were able to conquer several provinces, including Morrowind, High Rock, and Cyrodiil. However, Hammerfell was the province that did not get conquered by the Nords.

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  • 6. 

    Which War began when King Borgas died?

    • A.

      The War of Righteousness

    • B.

      Dwemer-Chimer retaking of Morrowind

    • C.

      The War of Succession

    • D.

      The War of the First Council

    Correct Answer
    C. The War of Succession
    Explanation
    The War of Succession began when King Borgas died. This war was a conflict over the succession of the throne after the death of the king. It involved various factions and claimants to the throne, each vying for power and control over the kingdom. The War of Succession was a significant event in the history of the kingdom, as it led to a period of instability and turmoil.

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  • 7. 

    The Pact of Chieftains brought an end to the troubles in Skyrim after the events of the (Previous questions) War. Who did the Chieftains choose as the new High King?

    • A.

      Wulfharth

    • B.

      Olaf One-Eye

    • C.

      Vrage the Gifted

    • D.

      Hoag Merkiller

    Correct Answer
    B. Olaf One-Eye
    Explanation
    After the events of the previous war in Skyrim, the Chieftains chose Olaf One-Eye as the new High King. This suggests that Olaf One-Eye was seen as a suitable leader to bring an end to the troubles in Skyrim and maintain stability in the region.

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  • 8. 

    The Akaviri Warrior Ada'Soom Dir Kamal sacked which Nord city during an invasion?

    • A.

      Winterhold

    • B.

      Riften

    • C.

      Solitude

    • D.

      Windhelm

    Correct Answer
    D. Windhelm
    Explanation
    During the invasion, the Akaviri Warrior Ada'Soom Dir Kamal sacked the Nord city of Windhelm.

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  • 9. 

    During the Return Ysgramor landed upon Hsaarik Head. Which City sits atop this landmark?

    • A.

      Solitude

    • B.

      Winterhold

    • C.

      Windhelm

    • D.

      Raven Rock

    Correct Answer
    B. Winterhold
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Winterhold. During the Return, Ysgramor landed upon Hsaarik Head, and the city that sits atop this landmark is Winterhold.

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  • 10. 

    Which one of these isn't reputed to be the Olaf burned annually in Solitude?

    • A.

      King Olaf One-Eye

    • B.

      Olaf the Dog

    • C.

      Olaf, Jarl of Haafingar (in the Second Era).

    Correct Answer
    C. Olaf, Jarl of Haafingar (in the Second Era).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Olaf, Jarl of Haafingar (in the Second Era). This option is not reputed to be the Olaf burned annually in Solitude. The other two options, King Olaf One-Eye and Olaf the Dog, are both associated with the tradition of burning an Olaf effigy in Solitude every year.

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