Espionage: Definition, History, Acts & Techniques


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Listening in on another individual's conversation is known as _____.

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1. The Espionage Act was passed in what year?

2. Why was the CIA formed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Espionage is spying and passing on the information gained, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the techniques and history of espionage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • History of espionage
  • Use of double agents
  • Methods of espionage

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as the Espionage Act
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the CIA
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about double agents

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson on Espionage: Definition, History, Acts & Techniques. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about espionage throughout history
  • Understand methods and tools of espionage
  • Know different forms of espionage