Perhaps America’s foremost intelligence agency were confident the evil-doers of the world would be preoccupied with watching the Olympic opening ceremony because they certainly seemed to have a lot of time on their hands on Friday night.
Rather marvellously they turned the (very, very long) parade of athletes into the stadium into one massive trivia quiz.
So, you why don’t you test your general knowledge, answers can be found below.
DISCLAIMER: The Huffington Post UK does not know the penalty for getting these wrong. After all, it’s the CIA and they y’know, have a bit of a history.
And the answers are...