Quiz: Do You Know the Meaning of These 22 CIA Terms? 90% Fail

Are you smarter than a secret agent?

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 Jun 20, 2018
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Question: 1/22Pick your answer!


A person unofficially employed by an intelligence service, often as a source of information
Raven
Pig
Agent

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Another name for a bodyguard
Bagman
Babysitter
Double Agent

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An agent who pays spies and bribes authorities
Raven
Pig
Bagman

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Covert operations that are not attributable to the organization performing them
Black Operations
Pocket Litter
Dead Drop

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A deception planted abroad by an intelligence agency to mislead another country that returns to the originating nation with bad consequences
Code
Cryptology
Blowback

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Discovery of an agent's true identity or a clandestine activity's real purpose
Cryptology
Blowback
Blown

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A brief encounter where something is passed between case officer and agent
Black Operations
Brush Pass
Code

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A system for disguising a message by replacing its letters with other letters or numbers or by shuffling them
Black Operations
Dead Drop
Cipher

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A spy who creates false passports, visas, diplomas and other documents
Bagman
Babysitter
Cobbler

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A system for disguising a message by replacing its words with groups of letters or numbers
Cryptology
Code
Pocket Litter

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The business of thwarting the efforts of foreign intelligence agencies; includes but is not limited to spy-catching
Counterintelligence
Black Operations
Brush Pass

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The purported occupation or purpose of an agent; it must be consistent with the agent's background and presence in the target area
Dead Drop
Black Operations
Cover

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The science of secret writing in all its forms
Dead Drop
Brush Pass
Cryptology

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A secret location where materials can be left for another party to retrieve
Cryptology
Dead Drop
Counterintelligence

Question: 15/22Pick your answer!


A spy who pretends to be working against one country but who is in fact working for that country’s opponent; often a conduit for disinformation
Babysitter
Double Agent
Bagman

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Slang for use of men or women in sexual situations to intimidate or snare others
Black Operations
Honey Trap
Brush Pass

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Russian intelligence term for traitor
Agent
Pig
Swallow

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Items in a spy's pocket (receipts, coins, theater tickets, etc.) that add authenticity to his or her identity
Pocket Litter
Cryptology
Counterintelligence

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A male agent employed to seduce people for intelligence purposes
Pig
Raven
Double Agent

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Agent living as an ordinary citizen in a foreign country; acts only when a hostile situation develops
Double Agent
Sleeper
Pig

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A female agent employed to seduce people for intelligence purposes
Babysitter
Swallow
Pig

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An agent considered expendable
Throwaway
Double Agent
Raven
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