The 'Wheel of Time' Quiz

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Who is the author of the "Wheel of Time" fantasy book series?

Robert Jordan is the author of the fantasy book series, "Wheel of Time." Robert Jordan is actually the pen name of the American author James Oliver Rigney Jr.

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Which "Wheel of Time" character calls himself the Dragon Reborn?

Rand al'Thor is the "Wheel of Time" character who proclaims himself the Dragon Reborn.

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Which book from the "Wheel of Time" series was published first?

The first book in the "Wheel of Time" series is "The Eye of the World," published Jan. 15, 1990, by Tor Books, a U.S. publisher.

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Which "Wheel of Time" character is a wolfbrother?

The "Wheel of Time" character Perrin Aybara is a wolfbrother. As a wolfbrother, Perrin Aybara has enhanced senses and can communicate telepathically with wolves.

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The book "New Spring" is a sequel to the "Wheel of Time" series.

The book "New Spring" is actually a prequel to the "Wheel of Time" series. The events of "New Spring" take place 20 years before the events of the first book in the "Wheel of Time" series.

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In the book, "Eye of the World," where was the character Rand raised ?

The "Eye of the World" character Rand was raised in the region of Two Rivers.

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In the book, "The Eye of the World," which character says, "In wars, boy, fools kill other fools for foolish causes?"

In the book "The Eye of the World" Thom Merrilin says, "In wars, boy, fools kill other fools for foolish causes."

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When was "Wheel of Time" author Robert Jordan born?

"Wheel of Time" author Robert Jordan was born Oct. 17, 1948, in Charleston, S.C.

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Who is the primary villain throughout the "Wheel of Time" series?

The primary villain throughout the "Wheel of Time" series is The Dark One, also called Shai'tan.

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Not including the prequel, how many books are in the "Wheel of Time" series?

Not including the prequel, there are 14 books in the "Wheel of Time" series.

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Which "Wheel of Time" character caused the Aiel War?

King Laman of Cairhien cut down a sacred tree to build a throne for himself. The four clans of Aiel saw this as a betrayal of a 400-year-old truce and declared war.

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How many of the Forsaken are there in the "Wheel of Time" series?

In the series "Wheel of Time" there are 13 surviving members of the Forsaken.

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"Wheel of Time" author Robert Jordan is a veteran of which conflict?

Robert Jordan, the author of the "Wheel of Time" series, is a veteran of the Vietnam War. Jordan served two tours with the U.S. Army as a helicopter gunner from 1968 to 1970.

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In the series, "Wheel of Time," who has imprisoned the Dark One?

The Dark One was imprisoned by The Creator in the "Wheel of Time" series. The Creator is the name of the entity who has created time, reality and the universe in the series.

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What is the name for the female half of the One Power in the "Wheel of Time" series?

In the series "Wheel of Time," the One Power is a special form of magic divided into male and female halves called saidin and saidar, respectively.

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Author Robert Jordan's wife worked as his editor.

Robert Jordan's wife, Harriet McDougal, worked as his editor for publisher Tor Books.

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Which "Wheel of Time" character finds the Dragon Reborn and his two sidekicks in Emond's Field?

In the "Wheel of Time" series, Moiraine Damodred finds the Dragon Reborn and his two sidekicks in Emond's Field. Throughout the series Moiraine becomes one of the Dragon's most trusted advisors.

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Which "Crossroads of Twilight" character says, "Sometimes, pain is all that lets you know you're alive?"

In the book, "Crossroads of Twilight," the character Lews Therin Telamon syas, "Sometimes, pain is all that lets you know you're alive." "Crossroads of Twilight" is the 10th book in the series and many events in the book take place simultaneously with the events of the previous book, "Winter's Heart."

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Which "Wheel of Time" character is the leader of the Aes Sedai?

In the "Wheel of Time" series, the character Egwene al'Vere becomes the Amyrlin Seat or ruler of the Aes Sedai.

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In the "Wheel of Time" series where was the character Rand al'Thor born?

The "Wheel of Time" character Rand al'Thor was born on the slopes of Dragonmount.

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What is the name of the group of women who channel the One Power in the "Wheel of Time" series?

In the series "Wheel of Time," women who channel the One Power are members of the Aes Sedai.

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Which "Wheel of Time" character becomes the Marshal-General of the Band of the Red Hand?

In the "Wheel of Time" series, Matrim Cauthon is a great military strategist and becomes the Marshal-General of the Band of the Red Hand.

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What terminal illness was "Wheel of Time" author Robert Jordan diagnosed with in 2006?

On March 23, 2006, Robert Jordan announced that he had been diagnosed with cardiac amyloidosis, a rare blood disease. Cardiac amyloidosis is caused by deposits of abnormal proteins in heart tissue which interfere with proper function.

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Which author was chosen to finish the "Wheel of Time" series?

After Robert Jordan's death in 2007, Brandon Sanderson was chosen by Jordan's estate to finish the "Wheel of Time" series.

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Which literary award was the "Wheel of Time" series nominated for in 2014?

In 2014 the "Wheel of Time" series was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel. The Hugo Awards are given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works, chosen by members of the World Science Fiction Convention.

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Which "Wheel of Time" series book was the last to be published before the author's death in 2007?

"Knife of Dreams," the 11th book in the "Wheel of Time" series, was the last book to be published before author Robert Jordan died in 2007.

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Which "Wheel of Time" book was the first to be written by Brandon Sanderson?

"The Gathering Storm" was the first book in the "Wheel of Time" series to be written by Brandon Sanderson.

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"Wheel of Time" author Robert Jordan was a nuclear engineer before becoming a fiction writer.

"Wheel of Time" author Robert Jordan earned a degree in physics from the Citadel in South Carolina. Following graduation, Jordan worked as a nuclear engineer for the U.S. Navy.

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In the book "Knife of Dreams" which character says, "A beautiful battle is one you don't have to fight?"

In the book "Knife of Dreams" Matrim Cauthon says, " A beautiful battle is one you don't have to fight."

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What is the title of the last book in the "Wheel of Time" series?

"A Memory of Light" is the title of the last book in the 'Wheel of Time" series. "A Memory of Light" was published Jan. 8, 2013, nearly 23 years after the release of the first book in the series.

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