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Saturday November 10, 2012

The Ultimate James Bond Quiz

Welcome to Universal Exports. Ninety-five percent of your class has already dropped out of our training program, but you, the top five percent, remain. There is, however, one test left. Take the quiz below and we’ll figure out where to place you: in administration, in the Q branch, in the secretarial pool, or scrubbing toilets. Get 100 percent and you’ll be given the most coveted positon of all: double-oh secret agent.

1. Ian Fleming named his secret agent after ...?

  • A: His favorite uncle
  • B: An American soldier who saved his life during World War II.
  • C: The author of the book, “Birds of the West Indies.“
  • D: It was a pun on Thames Bonds, of which he was a major shareholder.

2. For the first three films, the man who appears in the “gun barrel sequence” was not Sean Connery. Who was he?

  • A: Stuntman Bob Simmons
  • B: Producer Albert Broccoli
  • C: Author Ian Fleming
  • D: Actor Jack Lord

"My name is Bond. James Bond."

3. In “Dr. No,” what prompts Bond to introduce himself as “Bond. James Bond” at the baccarat table?

  • A: The croupier is hard of hearing.
  • B: A woman at the table introduces herself as “Trench. Sylvia Trench.”
  • C: Dr. No asks for his name — last name first.
  • D: That’s actually his name: Bond James Bond. His real first name, “Bond,” was dropped in subsequent movies as too confusing.

4. In “Goldfinger,” Bond tells Jill Masterson that drinking Dom Perignon ’53 above 38 degrees is as bad as...?

  • A: “Sex without foreplay.”
  • B: “Shirts without cufflinks.”
  • C: “Drinking Dom Perignon '38 below 53 degrees.”
  • D: “Listening to the Beatles without earmuffs.”

5. What is Bond’s response when Honor Blackman introduces herself as Pussy Galore?

  • A: “I must be dreaming.”
  • B: “I must talk to your parents.”
  • C: “High school must’ve been hell for you.”
  • D: “My name is Bond. James Bond.”

6. Ernst Blofeld, the head of SPECTRE, is seen petting a cat in most early Bond films. In which film do we first see his face?

  • A: “From Russia with Love” (1963)
  • B: “Thunderball” (1965)
  • C: “You Only Live Twice” (1967)
  • D: “Spectre” (2015)

7. Which is the first movie where Bond does NOT wear a fedora during the gun barrel sequence?

  • A: “Goldfinger” (1964)
  • B: “Thunderball” (1965)
  • C: “You Only Live Twice” (1967)
  • D: “Live and Let Die” (1973)

8. At the end of the pre-title sequence in “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” Bond (George Lazenby) turns to the camera and says...what?

  • A: “This never happened to the other fellow.”
  • B: “I must be dreaming.”
  • C: “Instant karma’s gonna get you.”
  • D: “My name is Bond. James Bond.”

9. What is the name of the CIA agent who has appeared in numerous Bond movies?

  • A: Alex Bradbury
  • B: Smitty Wesson
  • C: Felix Leiter
  • D: Michael Busick

10. In what fundamental way were the producers going to change James Bond in 1970?

  • A: They were going to make him American, and star Adam West.
  • B: They were going to make him French, and star Jean Paul Belmondo.
  • C: They were going to make him a teenager, and star Kurt Russell.
  • D: They were going to make him a woman, and star Raquel Welch.

11. In the first Roger Moore movies, Bond does not smoke cigarettes. What does he do instead?

  • A: He smokes cigars.
  • B: He sucks lollipops.
  • C: He chews gum.
  • D: He chews tobacco.

Roger Moore as 007

12. What characteristic does the villain Francisco Scaramanga in “The Man with the Golden Gun” share with a character on “The Simpsons”?

  • A: He sucks a pacifier — like Maggie.
  • B: He says “D’Oh!” – like Homer.
  • C: He has a third nipple – like Krusty the Klown.
  • D: He tastes like a peanut — like Hans Moleman.

13. What happens to Bond during the pre-title sequence in “Moonraker”?

  • A: He gets pushed out of a plane without a parachute.
  • B: He is pulled by a helicopter around Kuala Lumpur.
  • C: He gets teased by the other double-oh secret agents for the size of his gun.
  • D: He plays Pong.

14. What future Academy Award-winning actor plays Dario, Sanchez’s sadistic henchman in “License to Kill” (1989)?

  • A: Alfred Molina
  • B: Kevin Spacey
  • C: Benicio del Toro
  • D: Marisa Tomei

15. Which of the following does the new “M” (Judi Dench) NOT call Bond in “Goldeneye”?

  • A: Sexist and misogynistic
  • B: A dinosaur
  • C: A relic of the Cold War
  • D: A great piece of ass

16. When Bond visits Q in “Die Another Day,” what gadget from a previous Bond film does he toy with?

  • A: Ursula Andress’ bikini from “Dr. No”
  • B: The jet pack from “Thunderball”
  • C: A crocodile from “Live and Let Die”
  • D: Sean Connery’s toupee from “Diamonds are Forever”

17. In 2006’s “Casino Royale,” Danish actor Mads Mikkelson plays Bond’s baccarat nemesis Le Chiffre. What other two actors have played Le Chiffre?

  • A: Peter Lorre and Orson Welles
  • B: Peter Sellers and Woody Allen
  • C: Vincent Price and Dean Martin
  • D: Danny Bonaduce and Christopher Knight

18. Which country has produced the most ”Bond girls“ in the 24 official Bond films?

  • A: America
  • B: Japan
  • C: France
  • D: Sweden

Bérénice Marlohe in SKYFALLL

19. Which of the following actors has NOT had a famous ”emerging from the surf“ scene in a Bond movie?

  • A: Ursula Andress
  • B: Halle Berry
  • C: Daniel Craig
  • D: Judi Dench

20. Which of the following singers did NOT sing a James Bond title song?

  • A: Tom Jones
  • B: A-Ha
  • C: Sheryl Crow
  • D: Donny Osmond

21. Which of the following actors has NOT played a Bond villain?

  • A: Telly Savalas
  • B: Yaphet Kotto
  • C: Rutger Hauer
  • D: Sean Bean

22. Which is NOT the name of a Bond girl?

  • A: Honey Ryder
  • B: Mary Goodnight
  • C: Patty Goodlay
  • D: Holly Goodhead

23. Which of the following puns does Bond NOT use after killing someone?

  • A: “I think he got the point.”
  • B: “Bon appetit.”
  • C: “He always did have an inflated opinion of himself.”
  • D: ”Stick around."

The gun barrel sequence of James Bond

The answers.

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