Happy cinematic birthday, Mr. Bond (Picture: Getty)
You know the name, you know the number – James Bond 007 is celebrating 60 years on the big screen.
That’s right, audiences across the world have been enjoying the adventures of the British spy since 1962, when Sean Connery made his debut in Dr. No.
Use these pub quiz-style questions, of varying difficulty, to test your Bond knowledge.
Good luck, 007.
Try these James Bond quiz questions and answers
Q1: Let’s start off easy: How does Bond drink his martini?
Q2: James Bond began life as a crime novel character, written by which author?
Do you know who created this British spy? (Picture: Keith Hamshere/Sygma via Getty Images)
Q3: Which Gen Z popstar sang the Bond theme song, No Time To Die?
Q4: How many Bond films did Daniel Craig star in?
Q5: Which British intelligence agency does James Bond work for: MI5 or MI6?
Q6: How many Bond actors have been knighted by The Queen?
Q7: Who was the second actor to play James Bond in the franchise?
Q8: Can you name the white cat-owning arch-nemesis of James Bond?
Q9: In which 2002 Bond film would you find Halle Berry as Bond Girl Jinx?
Q10: In which country was Bond actor Pierce Brosnan born?
Q11: In which Bond movie did James say: ‘There’s a saying in England. Where there’s smoke, there’s fire’?
Q12: Which James Bond film was released in UK cinemas in 2008?
Q13: Bond loves driving Aston Martin cars. But which iconic model did he drive in 1964’s Goldfinger?
Q14: Can you name Daniel Craig’s first Bond film?
Q15: In recent films, James Bond has carried a Walther P99 gun. Do you know the name of his traditional pistol?
Q16: Which two 1980s Bond films starred Timothy Dalton?
Q17: Which theme begins with the lyrics: ‘This is the end. Hold your breath and count to ten’?
Q18: Which actor played Bond in Moonraker, Octopussy and The Spy Who Loved Me?
Q19: Which Swiss actress made waves as Honey Ryder, the first ever Bond Girl?
Q20: In which Bond film does a villain yell: ‘No, Mr Bond, I expect you to die!’?
Q21: Which of these is a real Bond film title: Never Say Never, Never Say Never Again, or Never Is Never Enough?
Q22: Which Bond film do you think has the highest rating on movie review site Rotten Tomatoes?
Sean Connery was the first actor to portray Bond on the big screen (Picture: Bettmann/Getty)
Q23: In 1967, which actor appeared as Bond in the ‘unofficial’ spy parody Casino Royale?
Q24: During which film does James Bond say: ‘Well, I’m afraid you’ve caught me with more than my hands up’?
Q25: Denise Richards’ 1999 Bond character Dr. Jones shared a first name with a holiday season. What was it?
Q26: Bond works with two associates each known by one letter. Can you remember them?
Q27: In what year was the first Bond novel – Casino Royale – published?
Q28: Who sang the theme song for 1973’s Live And Let Die?
Q29: What is the name of the one man helicopter flown by Bond in You Only Live Twice?
Q30: What is the name of Bond’s love interest in Casino Royale, played by Eva Green?
Now pay attention 007, here are the answers…
- Q1. Shaken, not stirred.
- Q2. Ian Fleming
- Q3. Billie Eilish
- Q4. Five
- Q5. MI6
- Q6. Two: Sean Connery, Roger Moore
- Q7. George Lazenby
- Q8. Ernst Stavro Blofeld
- Q9. Die Another Day
- Q10. Ireland
- Q11. From Russia With Love
- Q12. Quantum of Solace
- Q13. DB5
- Q14. Casino Royale
- Q15. Walther PPK
- Q16. The Living Daylights and License To Kill
- Q17. Skyfall (by Adele)
- Q18. Sir Roger Moore
- Q19. Ursula Andress
- Q20. Goldfinger
- Q21. Never Say Never Again
- Q22. Goldfinger
- Q23. David Niven
- Q24. Diamonds Are Forever
- Q25. Christmas
- Q26. M & Q
- Q27. 1953
- Q28. Paul McCartney and Wings
- Q29. Little Nellie
- Q30. Vesper Lynd
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