Quiz: Quiz Alert: How much do you know about money and economics?
Quiz Alert: How much do you know about money and economics?
By: Carolyn Brooks Fleming
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The euro, the official currency of the eurozone, was launched on January 1, 1999, but when was actual euro cash introduced?
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Who first came up with the phrase "trickle down," as it relates to economics?
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What popular song features the lyrics, "I wanna be on the cover of "Forbes" magazine / Smiling next to Oprah and the Queen."
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What is the official currency of Albania?
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What was the first universal credit card, usable at a number of establishments?
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In what year did the US Department of the Treasury announce that currency in denominations of $500, $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000 would be discontinued?
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In Marxist theory, what is the transitional phase between the overthrow of capitalism and the realization of communism?
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What is the term for the color-changing properties of the ink used to print money in the US?
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What was the largest denomination ever printed by the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing?
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In the standard US version of the game Monopoly, what color is the $5 bill?
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What does "EMV" stand for, regarding credit cards equipped with computer chips?
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What is unusual about Japanese 50-yen and 5-yen coins?
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Who is the only living US president whose image was struck on a US coin?
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Who was the first African-American to appear on US currency in circulation?
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For what practical reason would a person bury pennies in their garden?
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Which culture was the first to stamp the image of a living person on a coin?
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What percentage of US paper currency printed is $1 bills?
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What color ink is used to print the back side of all US bills?
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Where could you spend a Rai stone - a limestone disc that is the world's heaviest currency?
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What is the name of the actual eagle, adopted by workers at the US Mint, who modeled for the US silver dollar?
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Where did the expression, "Money is the root of all evil," originate?
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