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Test your Ian Fleming knowledge with The Guardian quiz

07-May-2008 • Literary

It's 100 years since the birth of James Bond's creator, and to mark the occasion, The Guardian has launched a mission is to answer the following questions about Ian Fleming and his most celebrated character.

How did Ian Fleming sum up his own work in a letter to Raymond Chandler?

During the second world war, Fleming was instrumental in setting up Operation Golden Eye, whose purpose was ...

Fleming also wrote one book for children. Its title is ...

He also published a collection of travel writing, called ...

Which Bond story involves a plot to steal rare fish and sell them to the Smithsonian Institute?

The first Bond book, Casino Royale, was published in which year?

In Diamonds are Forever, Tingaling Bell is ...

The Bond villain whose sometime alias is Dr Shatterhand, who aspires to be recognised as the Comte de Bleuville, is better known as ...

Which of the following is NOT one of the numerous aliases used by 007?

What is Dr No's first name?

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