You have to be a CIA spy to ace this quiz about Showtime's 'Homeland'

Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison and Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson in 'Homeland.'
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As we gear up for the final season of 'Homeland,' test your IQ about Carrie Mathison, Saul Berenson and much more.

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Question 1 of 15 Score: 0

The series is based on an Israeli show.

The American spy thriller "Homeland" is based on an Israeli series created by Gideon Raff and produced by Keshet Broadcasting. It won the Israeli Academy Award for Television for Best Drama Series and was the highest-rated drama in Israel in 2012. American viewers can now enjoy the Israeli version, called "Prisoners of War," on Netflix.

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She plays a spy and her name on the show is Rivlin. Tovah Rivlin.
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Question 2 of 15 Score: 0

This Israeli actress appeared on both the original and the U.S. adaptation.

Hadar Ratzon Rotem is one of the few people who have appeared on both the Israeli original and the U.S. adaptation of "Homeland." Her most recent credits include portraying the wife of Sacha Baron Cohen's character in a miniseries on Netflix.

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Carrie Mathison works long hours at her job.
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Question 3 of 15 Score: 0

At the start of the series, Carrie Mathison works for...

Carrie begins the series as a CIA officer who is on assignment in Iraq. In subsequent seasons, she eventually is promoted to CIA Station Chief, but ends up doing freelance intelligence work in later seasons. Oh, and she also ended up in a Russian gulag.

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Claire Danes has to mentally prepare for her role on the show.
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Question 4 of 15 Score: 0

Carrie Mathison suffers from...

Actress Claire Danes revealed that she watches YouTube videos to help her prep for the complex role. “A lot of people with bipolar disorder record themselves when they are up in the middle of the night and need to talk. I flip through those," she said.

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Carrie Mathison spent some of Season 3 confined to a hospital room.
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Question 5 of 15 Score: 0

Who provides Carrie her medicine?

Maggie, Carrie's older sister, secretly supplies clozapine thanks to her job in the medical industry. Carrie lives with Maggie off and on during the series and, in Season 4, leaves her daughter Frannie with Maggie, who is better equipped to take care of the baby.

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British actor Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody.
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Question 6 of 15 Score: 0

Nicholas Brody is elected to the......

Brody is elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Virginia's 7th congressional district as Season 2 opens. He is later tapped as a potential vice presidential candidate, but – spoiler alert! – let's just say that didn't work out for him.

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F. Murray Abraham is Carrie's frenemy on 'Homeland.'
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Question 7 of 15 Score: 0

What is the name of the character portrayed by classically trained actor F. Murray Abraham?

Pittsburgh native F. Murray Abraham, who won an Oscar for his role in "Amadeus" and has performed in various Shakespearean plays, portrays the uniquely named black ops specialist Dar Adal on "Homeland." One of his earliest roles was on a commercial as a Fruit of the Loom guy. He played the grapes.

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Carrie Mathison's passport is pretty full from all her travels.
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Question 8 of 15 Score: 0

In Season 5, the action shifts to...

In Season 5, Carrie is no longer an intelligence officer and is now working as head of security for a private charitable foundation and its billionaire owner in Berlin, Germany. She also learns to take the subway.

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Mandy Patinkin is the CIA agent everyone can trust when they're in a bind.
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Question 9 of 15 Score: 0

In Season 6, Saul visits his sister in...

Saul surprises his sister Dorit, who lives in Israel, with an unexpected visit. The two have been estranged for years, but aim to reconcile. We assume their Thanksgiving parties are festooned with turkey and rewatching "The Princess Bride."

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British actor Jake Weber puts on a great American accent in 'Homeland.'
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Question 10 of 15 Score: 0

Brett O'Keefe is a...

British actor Jake Weber plays off-the-rails media personality Bret O'Keefe on "Homeland." His radio show is full of conspiracy theories and is involved in data mining for the purposes of impacting an election. His cause eventually incites a militia movement.

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British actor Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn on 'Homeland.'
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Question 11 of 15 Score: 0

Peter Quinn dies in a blaze of glory when he...

Quinn, portrayed by British actor Rupert Friend, barely survived a massive brain hemorrhage after inhaling poisonous gas at the end of Season 5. But it wasn't until the end of Season 6 when he met his maker by driving an SUV into a hail of bullets in New York.

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David Harewood as David Estes in 'Homeland.'
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Question 12 of 15 Score: 0

In what season did Carrie's boss, David Estes, die?

It happened in the final episode of Season 2. Irony of ironies, David Estes died while giving a eulogy. In the aftermath, Saul Berenson was promoted to acting director of the CIA.

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Sarita Choudhury plays Saul's estranged wife in 'Homeland.'
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Question 13 of 15 Score: 0

What is the name of Saul's estranged wife?

The role of Mira Berenson is played by British-Indian actress Sarita Choudhury. Her and Saul have an on-again, off-again relationship throughout the series. Fans may recognize her from films like "The Hunger Games" and as Tom Hanks' love interest in "A Hologram for the King."

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California native Elizabeth Marvel as Elizabeth Keane on 'Homeland.'
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Question 14 of 15 Score: 0

Actress Elizabeth Marvel portrays...

Elizabeth Marvel, who played a presidential candidate on "House of Cards," actually got the job on "Homeland" where she portrays the first female president of the United States. She eventually was forced to resign.

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Beau Bridges comes from a famous acting family.

Question 15 of 15 Score: 0

Actor Beau Bridges portrays...

Los Angeles native Beau Bridges – son of Lloyd and brother of Jeff – plays Vice President Warner on "Homeland." At the end of Season 7, the president resigned and Bridges stepped in to take her place. This was not his first trip to the Oval Office. Bridges also portrayed the president in two made-for-TV movies about an apocalyptic earthquake.

Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison and Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson in 'Homeland.'
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