The Spy Who Came In From The Cold Chapters 1-10

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How has Leamus' character changed from chapter one to chapter ten?
  • 2. 
    Who is Alex Leamas?
    • A. 

      An American CIA agent.

    • B. 

      A West German spy.

    • C. 

      A British secret agent.

    • D. 

      An East German spy.

  • 3. 
    In what time period is this novel taking place?
    • A. 

      1980's era Cold War.

    • B. 

      1970's era Cold War.

    • C. 

      1990's era Cold War

    • D. 

      1960's era Cold War.

  • 4. 
    Which plot technique is used to finish chapter one?
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Flashback

    • C. 

      Surprise ending

    • D. 

      Symbolism

  • 5. 
    Who is Control?
    • A. 

      The head of the CIA.

    • B. 

      Leamus' close friend.

    • C. 

      Head of the British intelligence agency.

    • D. 

      The head of British council.

  • 6. 
    Who is Mundt?
    • A. 

      The deputy director of the Abteilung.

    • B. 

      The deputy director of the CIA.

    • C. 

      The deputy director of Russian spies.

    • D. 

      The deputy director of British Intelligence.

  • 7. 
    What is the real reason Leamas left his job at British intelligence after meeting with Control?
    • A. 

      He was ready to retire.

    • B. 

      He had a drinking problem.

    • C. 

      He wanted to settle down.

    • D. 

      He did it as a part of his next mission..

  • 8. 
    What drives Leamas' unhealthy life choices in after he leaves British Intelligence? .
    • A. 

      His new secret mission.

    • B. 

      His depression.

    • C. 

      His grief.

    • D. 

      His alcoholism.

  • 9. 
    Who is Liz Gold?
    • A. 

      Leamus' boss at the library.

    • B. 

      A cataloging assistant in the library.

    • C. 

      A former spy in Leamus' network.

    • D. 

      Karl Riemeck's girlfriend.

  • 10. 
    What big secret does Liz tell Leamas?
    • A. 

      She's a spy.

    • B. 

      She's a communist.

    • C. 

      She's quitting her job at the library.

    • D. 

      She's a double-agent.

  • 11. 
    In Chapter 5, what does Leamas ask the grocer for?
    • A. 

      A job.

    • B. 

      Credit so he can buy groceries.

    • C. 

      Free alcohol.

    • D. 

      A job referral.

  • 12. 
    For what does Leamas go to jail?
    • A. 

      Embezzlement.

    • B. 

      Being drunk in public.

    • C. 

      Selling secrets.

    • D. 

      Attacking a grocery store clerk.

  • 13. 
    Who does Ashe introduce Leamas to in Chapter 7?
    • A. 

      Elvira.

    • B. 

      Sam Kiever.

    • C. 

      Peters.

    • D. 

      Mr. Pitt.

  • 14. 
    Who does Leamas meet in Chapter 8?
    • A. 

      Elvira.

    • B. 

      Peters.

    • C. 

      Mundt.

    • D. 

      Control.

  • 15. 
    Where does Leamas request he be sent after he officially defects?
    • A. 

      Soviet territory.

    • B. 

      America.

    • C. 

      Anywhere that isn't in Europe

    • D. 

      London.

  • 16. 
    While talking to Peters in the Hague, Leamas tells Peters of a top-secret operation. What was its code name?
    • A. 

      Operation Eiffel Tower.

    • B. 

      Scandinavian Eyes.

    • C. 

      Operation Moss.

    • D. 

      Rolling Stone.

  • 17. 
    What was the purpose of the secret mission Leamas reveals to Peters while being interrogated at the Hague?
    • A. 

      Leamas smuggled agents into London.

    • B. 

      Leamas coordinated secret flights for politicians.

    • C. 

      Leamas would take cash to Scandinavian countries for secret agents.

    • D. 

      Leamus smuggled weapons into foreign countries.

  • 18. 
    While Peters is talking to Leamas, what does Peters remain convinced of?
    • A. 

      There was another spy in East German that Leamas didn't know about.

    • B. 

      That Leamas is setting him up.

    • C. 

      That Leamas is totally lying to him.

    • D. 

      That Leamas is a double agent.

  • 19. 
    What is consuming most of Leamas' thoughts the longer he is questioned?
    • A. 

      How much longer he has until he can flee to America.

    • B. 

      How he is going to spend all of his new money.

    • C. 

      An exciting life with Liz.

    • D. 

      A simple life with Liz.

  • 20. 
    What is Leamus wanted for in London?
    • A. 

      Because he lit his old apartment on fire to destroy evidence.

    • B. 

      Because he has not checked in with his prison monitor and has committed treason.

    • C. 

      Because he stole from the library he worked for and embezzled thousands of dollars.

    • D. 

      Because he embezzled money from 3 banks and sold secrets to the Russians.

  • 21. 
    Once everyone realizes that Leamas is wanted in Britain, where does Peters take Leamas?
    • A. 

      To West Berlin.

    • B. 

      To London.

    • C. 

      To America.

    • D. 

      To East Berlin.

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