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Question 1: wartime Office of Strategic Services (OSS) which eventually became the ________ (CIA).
Cold WarNational Security AgencyDefense Intelligence AgencyCentral Intelligence Agency

Question 2: 1916, in January, he volunteered for service in the 101st Overseas Battalion (Winnipeg Light Infantry), ________.
Canadian Expeditionary ForceLewis GunLee-EnfieldWorld War I

Question 3: BSC purchased a ten-kilowatt transmitter from ________ radio station WCAU and installed the transmitter at Camp X.
Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaPittsburghAllentown, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Question 4: They included ________ (though there is evidence to support otherwise), later the author of the popular James Bond books.
Casino Royale (novel)Ian FlemingFrom Russia, with Love (novel)Thunderball (novel)

Question 5: Sir William Stephenson died in Paget, ________ at the age of 92.
AnguillaCayman IslandsBritish Virgin IslandsBermuda

Question 6: He left for England on the ________ on June 29, arriving on July 6, 1916.
RMS OlympicRMS Britannic (1929)RMS Majestic (1914)White Star Line

Question 7: Many people consider him to be one of the real-life ________.
James Bond (film series)Bond girlInspirations for James BondJames Bond (character)

Question 8: At the height of the war Bayly, a University of Toronto professor from ________, created the Rockex, the fast secure communications system eventually relied on by all the Allies.
SaskatoonRegina, SaskatchewanMoose JawPrince Albert, Saskatchewan

Question 9: "The Quiet Canadian" was formally recognized by his home and native land late in his life; William Stephenson was made a Companion of the ________ on December 17, 1979 and invested in the Order on February 5, 1980.
Order of CanadaOrders, decorations, and medals of CanadaOrder of Military Merit (Canada)Governor General of Canada

Question 10: Stephenson was portrayed by ________ in the 1979 miniseries A Man Called Intrepid, based on Stevenson's bestseller.
David NivenThe Elusive PimpernelCasino Royale (1967 film)The Pink Panther (1963 film)


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