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FUN Trivia Quizzes powered by ABEThe James Bond film series are British spy films inspired by Ian Fleming's novels about the fictional MI6 agent James Bond (codename 007). The franchise remains as one of the longest continually running film series in history, having been in ongoing production from 1962 to 2008 with a six-year hiatus between 1989 and 1995.

What do you know about James Bond? Try this James Bond Trivia quiz. You'll find the answers at the bottom of the page.

1) Attempts to adapt the James Bond novels resulted in a 1954 television episode of Climax!, based on the first novel, Casino Royale. Who was the star of the episode playing Jimmy Bond?

  • Barry Nelson
  • Alec Guinness
  • Malcolm Muddridge

2) On October 1, 1959, it was announced that Fleming would write an original film script featuring Bond for producer Kevin McClory. Jack Whittingham also worked on the script. However, Alfred Hitchcock turned down the role as director. Who turned down the role of James Bond?

  • Richard Burton
  • Lyle Shilling
  • Roger Moore

3) In 1956, producer Albert R. Broccoli expressed interest in adapting the Bond novels, but his colleague Irving Allen was unenthusiastic. When did, Broccoli, now partnered with Harry Saltzman, purchased the film rights to all the Bond novels (except Casino Royale) from Fleming?

  • 1959
  • 1961
  • 1963

4) A contest was set up to 'find James Bond', and six finalists were chosen and screen-tested by Broccoli, Saltzman, and Fleming. The winner of the contest was a 28-year-old model named Peter Anthony, who, according to Broccoli, had a Gregory Peck quality, but proved unable to cope with the role.

  • True or False?

5) Sean Connery got the role of James Bond. Who was NOT rejected to play Bond?

  • Patrick McGoohan
  • Rex Harrison
  • Max von Sydow

6) What is the first James Bond movie?

  • Casino Royale
  • Dr. No
  • Goldfinger

7) SPECTRE hires a seductive young female Russian agent to act as a fake defector in a plot to assassinate James Bond. What is the movie?

  • From Russia with Love
  • You Only Live Twice
  • A View to a Kill

8) How many films did George Lazenby play Bond?

  • One
  • Three
  • Five

9) How old was Roger Moore when he took on the role of James Bond?

  • 35
  • 45
  • 55

10) With the exception of Daniel Craig's first two films, every Bond film has a sequence in which Bond interacts with the personal assistant to M, Bond's superior. A running joke throughout the film series is her unrequited love for Bond and his playful flirting with her. She flirts back, jokes and sometimes pouts, hoping to wrangle a proposal and a wedding ring out of him. What is the character's name?

  • Miss Hennypenny
  • Miss Moneypenny
  • Miss Mochenpenny

Bond, James Bond Answers

  1. Barry Nelson
  2. Richard Burton
  3. 1961
  4. True
  5. Max von Sydow
  6. Dr. No.
  7. From Russia with Love
  8. One
  9. 45
  10. Miss Moneypenny

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