Quiz: The Federal Bureau of Investigation Test your knowledge of the FBI. Aug. 31, 2009 Comments SHARE In what year was the Bureau of Investigation (the agency that would later be renamed the FBI) founded? 1898 1908 1918 1928 Under what government department does the FBI currently operate? Justice Homeland Security Defense State What is the agency's official motto? Fairness, Brawn, Intellect Finding Better Intelligence Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity Fraternity Begets Ingenuity Including his tenure as head of the Bureau of Investigation, for how many years did J. Edgar Hoover run the FBI? 15 years 26 years 37 years 48 years True or false: The current term limit for the director of the FBI is 10 years. True False Which of these Watergate conspirators was once an FBI agent? Howard Hunt G. Gordon Liddy H.R. Haldeman John Ehrlichman True or false: FBI directors are appointed by the president and must be confirmed by the Senate. True False Which of these films does not prominently feature FBI agents? Mississippi Burning Donnie Brasco The Silence of the Lambs The Fugitive Where is the FBI Academy, the main training facility for agents, located? Washington Quantico, Va. Langley, Va. Annapolis, Md. Which of these "public enemies" died at the hands of FBI agents? Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd Alvin Karpis George "Machine Gun" Kelly Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow Click here for the answers.