Edwin Lerner

James Bond Quiz Questions | 20 Trivia Questions on the 007 Books & Films

With the new James Bond movie No Time To Die starring Daniel Craig set for release on 30th September, we thought we’d put together a quiz.  Specifically, below are ten questions each about the James Bond 007 books and films.  How many of these James Bond quiz questions will you answer correctly?

James Bond Quiz Questions – Books

1. In what year was Casino Royale, the first James Bond book published?

2. How many cigarettes had James Bond smoked by the end of the first day in this book?

3. Which school(s) did James Bond attend?

4. What was the name of the estate where Ian Fleming wrote the James Bond books?

5. In which book was James Bond ‘killed’?

6. What was the name of the woman James Bond married?

7. How did James Bond’s parents die?

8. Which book did the original James Bond write?

9. How old was Ian Fleming when he died?

10. Which children’s book did he write?

Ian Fleming - James Bond First Edition Books


James Bond Quiz Questions- Films/Adaptations

1. Who was the first actor to portray James Bond on screen?

2. How many actors have portrayed 007 in official James Bond films?

3. How much was Sean Connery paid when he first portrayed Bond?

4. How much for the last time?

5. Which painting is featured in both Skyfall and the film Mr Turner?

6. Where was the skyscraper fight scene filmed in Skyfall?

7. In which service did James Bond serve before becoming a secret agent?

8. Who played James Bond more often – Roger Moore or Sean Connery?

9. Which real-life figure did Rami Mallek portray before the villain in No Time to Die?

10. What does SPECTRE stand for?

Are you confident in your answers regarding the James Bond 007 books and films?   Check below.

James Bond 007 Film - Dr No

James Bond Quiz Questions – Books Answers

1. 1953

2. 70

3. Eton College and Fettes, Edinburgh (the same school as Tony Blair).

4. Goldeneye (also the name of a wartime operation Fleming was involved in).

5. From Russia With Love – he was brought back to life for the next book Dr No.

6. Countess Teresa di Vicenzo (known as Tracey).

7. Killed in a climbing accident.

8. Field Guide to Birds of the West Indies – by the original James Bond, an ornithologist. 9. 56 (two Bond books were published after his death).

10. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

James Bond Quiz Questions – Films/Adaptations Answers

1. Barry Nelson – in an American television adaptation of Casino Royale for which Ian Fleming was paid $1,000.

2. Six – Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig.

3. £20,000 – which he unsurprisingly thought was not enough.

4. Five million pounds for Never Say Never Again, a remake of Thunderball.

5. The Fighting Temeraire by Turner

6. Canary Wharf

7. The Royal Navy

8. Both actors portrayed him seven times – Connery for the final time in the unofficial Bond film Never Say Never Again.

9. Freddie Mercury (lead singer of Queen) in Bohemian Rhapsody.

10. Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion

How did you do? Did your knowledge of James Bond 007 leave you with a low score that ensures you’ll be stuck in Miss Moneypenny’s typing pool or did you outshine and are now ready for the full secret agent training with a licence to kill?  Here’s hoping the latter!

Edwin Lerner

Named Edwin (an early king of Northern England) but usually called ‘Eddie’, I conducted extended tours around Britain and Ireland for many years and now work as a freelance guide and tour manager with a little writing and editing on the side.  I specialise in public transport and walking…

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