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1. Where did the word eavesdropping originate?

When the local bishop was dropped from the clock tower on the Eve of Friday 13th
When the local royalty ordered their subjects to listen to what others have to say
Soviet way to listen to each other by building specifically thin walls in the houses
Bouncing in the club in San Francisco in the '60s

2. Which encrypting machine was developed by the Germans in WW I?

Anigma
Enigma
IBM PC
Pentium 186

3. Which square in Moscow houses the building of the KGB?

Red Square
Kalinin Prospekt
Lubyanka
Tverskaya Ploschad'

4. What, in English translation, does KGB stand for?

Committee on Citizen Safety
Central Communist Committee
Politburo
State Security Committee

5. Which agency replaced the KGB in the post-Soviet era?

FSB
GRU
FBI
Cheka

6. What is the main purpose of the NSA (National Security Agency)?

Catching KGB spies
Breaking the codes
Laundering money from Communist Party's accounts in the Swiss banks
Managing the Coast Guard

7. What is a shorter name for the British Intelligence Service?

MI4
MI5
MI6
Austin Powers

8. Which family was most notoriously known for stealing the secrets from the Manhattan Project, though never executed?

Rosenbergs
Percys
Waltons
Krogers

9. Which British elite university was Kim Philby and the Spy Ring recruited from?

Cambridge
Oxford
MIT
Arkansas State Community College

10. Which spy was known by the code name of "Top Hat"?

Oleg Penkovsky
Dmitri Polyakov
George Blake
Arkady Schevchenko

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