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How Well Do You Know Benedict Cumberbatch?

The Penguins of Madagascar and The Imitation Game star reveals to BuzzFeed News everything from how he takes his tea to which mispronunciation of his name is his favorite.

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  1. Andrew Toth / Getty Images
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    It's Earl Grey, hot, with lemon!

    Cumberbatch prefers it "not too strong!!!!" (Yes, that's his drawing of the BuzzFeed News reporter conducting this interview. Yes, it was amazing.)

    It's Earl Grey, hot, with lemon! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed
  2. Anthony Harvey / Getty Images for BFI
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    It's "None of your business." Well, eventually.

    "This is just to prove that I'm illiterate. OK, go on."

    It's "None of your business." Well, eventually. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed
  3. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
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    It's Aperol Spritz!

    "It's really refreshing. It's not too sweet. And it's a nice, summery drink." (He also said, "If somebody wants to make me another cocktail, I don't mind a Pisco Sour.")

    It's Aperol Spritz! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed
  4. Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images
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    It's dogs!

    He tried at first to draw a dog, but felt it was looking too much like a wolf.

    It's dogs! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Adam B. Vary
  5. Larry Busacca / Getty Images
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    It's Bond, Bourne, and Classified!

    And like a (somewhat) savvy secret agent, Cumberbatch tried to slip in a (not all that) subliminal message into his answer.

    It's Bond, Bourne, and Classified! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed
  6. David Buchan / Getty Images
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    It's the 1800s!

    "I mean, death was high. But [there was] such accelerated everything: Travel, technology, thought, social revolution, political revolution, discovery. … Yeah, quite a lot going on then."

    It's the 1800s! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed
  7. Kevin Winter / Getty Images
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    It's The Count!

    "That's presuming everyone's seen my work on Sesame Street."

    It's The Count! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed
  8. Tim P. Whitby / Getty Images for BFI
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    It's Bernadice Cumberbitch!

    "It was an introduction, too."

    It's Bernadice Cumberbitch! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed

How Well Do You Know Benedict Cumberbatch?

Penguins of Madagascar is currently in theaters, and The Imitation Game opens on Friday, Nov. 28.

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