The Bond ... James Bond Quiz
by Staff
James Bond is about as iconic as a movie (and book) character can be. Grab your exploding pen and let's see how you do on the ultimate Bond quiz. You might earn your license to kill.

How many actors have played James Bond on screen?

  • seven
  • six
  • eight

Who was the last director to work with Sean Connery as James Bond?

  • Guy Hamilton
  • William Friedkin
  • Irvin Kershner

True or False: "From Russia With Love" was the first Bond movie to be released in theaters.

  • True
  • False

In "Live and Let Die," the stuntman for Roger Moore broke a world record jumping what?

  • a car
  • a boat
  • a motorcycle

What Bond movie was the basis for the very popular Nintendo 64 first-person player game?

  • "Goldeneye"
  • "License to Kill"
  • "Moonraker"

For which Bond movie did Duran Duran perform the theme song?

  • "The Living Daylights"
  • "Octopussy"
  • "A View to a Kill"

True or False: Bond creator, author Ian Fleming, was a jet-setting womanizer just like the character he created.

  • True
  • False

In "Octopussy," what does Roger Moore's Bond do when he comes face to face with a jungle tiger?

  • scales a palm tree
  • tells it to sit
  • wrestles the beast

Which actor was the oldest when he made his Bond debut?

  • Roger Moore
  • Sean Connery
  • George Lazenby

What did Roger Moore refuse to do in all of his Bond movies, leaving that work to his stuntmen?

  • run
  • throw a punch
  • drive a car

Who, or what, is "M" in the Bond franchise?

  • the name of Bond's former partner
  • the name of Bond's superior
  • not a name at all, but a job title

What unfortunate sound effect was added to the scene in "Octopussy" in which Bond swings from a vine in the jungle?

  • slide whistle
  • Tarzan yell
  • a monkey screaming

Who was the first "Bond girl" to appear on the big screen?

  • Honor Blackman
  • Ursula Andress
  • Daniela Bianchi

Who turned down the Bond role in the very beginning of the film franchise?

  • David Niven
  • Rock Hudson
  • Cary Grant

What unique physical feature did Bond villain Dr. No have?

  • a bionic eye
  • a third nipple
  • mechanical hands

Which Bond villain was known for throwing his deadly bowler hat at his enemies?

  • Blofeld
  • Oddjob
  • Jaws

In what movie did the villain Jaws speak his only words?

  • "Moonraker"
  • "The Spy Who Loved Me"
  • "Live and Let Die"

What does Sean Connery wear in each of his Bond movies?

  • a neck scarf
  • a toupee
  • gold cufflinks

What movie does Sean Connery list as his favorite in the Bond series?

  • "For Your Eyes Only"
  • "Goldeneye"
  • "From Russia With Love"

True or False: Maud Adams played the Bond girl role in Sean Connery's 1983 comeback "Never Say Never Again."

  • True
  • False

What actor, who would later play Bond, first turned down a chance to audition in 1964 because he felt he was too young?

  • Timothy Dalton
  • Roger Moore
  • Pierce Brosnan

The financial woes of what movie studio have delayed the production of the 23rd Bond film?

  • 20th Century Fox
  • Paramount
  • MGM

Appearing in six official Bond films, the villain Blofeld is the head of what criminal organization?

  • KAOS

What was the last James Bond movie to win an Academy Award?

  • "Live and Let Die"
  • "Goldeneye"
  • "Skyfall"

How many times has a Bond film been nominated for an Academy Award?

  • seven
  • three
  • 14

What was the only Bond theme song to reach No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard charts?

  • Carly Simon's "Nobody Does it Better"
  • Duran Duran's "A View to a Kill"
  • Paul McCartney's "Live and Let Die"

Who performed the Bond song from 2008's "Quantum of Solace"?

  • Garbage
  • Lady Gaga
  • Jack White and Alicia Keys

What singer performed more Bond theme songs than any other artist?

  • Nancy Sinatra
  • Shirley Bassey
  • Gladys Knight

What was the first Bond novel to be published?

  • "From Russia with Love"
  • "Dr. No"
  • "Casino Royale"

What TV spy series did Bond creator Ian Fleming have a hand in creating?

  • "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."
  • "Get Smart"
  • "The Saint"