Would the word association test we saw in the Skyfall trailer actually work?

In the trailer for Skyfall, the new James Bond movie, 007 sits in an interrogation room blurting out answers to a word-association test, while his superiors gravely watch. What psychological insights do these people hope to gain from this — other than finding the limits of Bond's patience? » 6/08/12 1:00pm 6/08/12 1:00pm