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Spies, Espionage and Cryptography


  There are 25 quizzes in this category.
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1
The Real 'Windtalkers'

This quiz looks at the Native American Codetalkers that served with the US Marines during World War II. They were the subject of the film 'Windtalkers', released in 2002.
Average (10 qns)
Plumbus
Jul 20 09
888 plays
2
WWII Codenames and Nicknames

Most know certain WWII events like D-Day, Pearl Harbor and the Blitz, but do you know the code names for operations, espionage activities, weapons, etc.?
Tough (20 qns)
TwinFlame
Aug 12 07
3903 plays
3
Enigma and Bletchley Park Codebreakers

During WWII the Germans used a machine named Enigma to encode their radio messages in millions of different ways (and the key changed with each message). The British assembled a code-breaking unit at Bletchley Park to try to decipher these messages.
Average (10 qns)
root17
Oct 21 01
3171 plays
4
Psst, Wanna Hear a Secret?

Espionage dates as far back as man himself. Some spies have achieved fame and notoriety and some have been hailed as heroes
Tough (10 qns)
StarStruck60
Aug 21 09
726 plays
5
Americans Committing Espionage against America

This quiz is about Ten Americans convicted of espionage against the United States from World War II on.
Average (10 qns)
PaysonAZ2011
Feb 10 14
378 plays
6
Code Breaking

In the history of the world cryptography has played a major role in military, political, and espionage affairs. This quiz focus on some of the most "famous" cases of cryptography and code makers and breakers.
Tough (10 qns)
skatharaki
May 23 16
231 plays
7
Famous People Who Spied on the Side

Each of these famous people was very successful in his/her career. Each was also very successful at something else...espionage. I'll give a brief description of each famous person and see if you can figure out who that person is.
Average (10 qns)
nmerr
Jun 30 11
582 plays
8
Names of the Communist Secret Services

This is my 1st quiz. Enjoy (I hope!). All the questions ask you to find the name of a countries secret service or state police from the communist era.
Tough (10 qns)
JASR
Jul 02 07
780 plays
9
Spies and Spy Rings in WWII

Spying is as old as warfare itself and has sometimes been referred to as the 'world's second oldest profession'. WWII could not have been won without covert operations. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
beterave
Feb 22 11
402 plays
10
Code Breakers

The art of war has long involved the creative use of a variety of codes. Journey through the ages with this quiz and the codes of war.
Tough (10 qns)
TemptressToo
Dec 15 13
450 plays
11
Introduction to Cryptography and its History

In some sense cryptography can be viewed as a battle. New technology allows new codes to be made, but also allows new methods of breaking codes. This quiz traces some of the history of these codes, from Caesar to today's modern algorithms.
Average (10 qns)
kevinatilusa
Jun 17 02
852 plays
12
We Spy

Can you identify these professional spies from history?
Average (10 qns)
Helene61
Jul 19 14
489 plays
13
U.S. Secret Service Code Names

You will be given a Secret Service code name; select the President, First Lady, or member of the Presidential family that is connected to that name.
Tough (10 qns)
Arachnomancer
Aug 04 07
546 plays
14
WW II, Spying 123

Some random WWII spy questions.
Average (10 qns)
patrick1971
Jun 03 01
2091 plays
15
Soviet Spies

15 multiple choice questions on espionage during the Soviet era.
Average (15 qns)
ironikinit
Jul 16 03
909 plays
16
Spies and Spying

Spies have been around since Alexander the Great. Here's some cloak and dagger trivia you might enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Pick61
Oct 22 12
474 plays
17
Can You Crack the Code?

In World War II, there were Navajo Code Talkers who were instrumental in the war. Test your knowledge about these heroes in this ten question quiz.
Difficult (10 qns)
pennie1478
Sep 14 04
954 plays
18
WW2 Code Names

Codes for individuals, units, operations, etc.
Average (10 qns)
cliffster69
May 26 01
2304 plays
19
Spies And Spy Agencies

A little quiz about the espionage industry in the 20th Century.
Tough (10 qns)
sportcon
Mar 06 01
1740 plays
20
Decoding Military Operations

In war operations, movements, meetings are always encoded. Fancy your chances at some decoding? Good luck and as ever enjoy.
Difficult (10 qns)
fiachra
Aug 12 05
777 plays
21
Codebreaking in WWII

I watched a PBS special on codebreaking in WWII and found it so interesting, I had to make a quiz!
Tough (5 qns)
ladymacb29
Sep 05 01
1467 plays
22
Operation WWII

During WWII an operation was a military or naval action, campaign or mission. The questions are multiple choice. For WWII buffs, enjoy.
Difficult (10 qns)
finlady
Dec 14 01
1566 plays
23
Espionage

This quiz tests your SpyQ, most of the questions are about intelligence agencies, a few are about spies.
Difficult (10 qns)
riddhi
Mar 26 01
1335 plays
24
Alphabet Soup

Think you know your intelligence acronyms? Find out here.
Difficult (10 qns)
Stillman
Jul 16 03
1284 plays
25
The British Intelligence Services

A ten-question quiz on the British secret and intelligence services.
Tough (10 qns)
tlowen00r
May 23 05
660 plays
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