How well do you know the world of spying? Take our CIA and NSA quiz.

The history of US espionage can be as fascinating and mysterious as any spy novel. Think you’re a regular John Le Carré when it comes to this stuff? See if D.C. Decoder can stump you.

1. The CIA's famous "Family Jewels" file revealed agency misdeeds. Which plot was mentioned in the report?

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The lobby of the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va.

An attempt to use the Mafia to kill Fidel Castro.

An attempt to steal gold reserves from the USSR.

A plan to invade Canada.

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