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Money Quiz Questions
- Fort Knox, best known as the site of the United States Bullion Depository, is in which American state?
- Which stock market, the second-largest exchange in the world, is located at One Liberty Plaza, New York?
- Which industrialist and philanthropist, born in Scotland in 1835, is often regarded as one of the richest Americans ever?
- What are the currencies of the following countries: (a)China, (b)Brazil, (c)Isreal, (d)Turkey, and (e)South Korea?
- Starting with the letter 'N' what is the study or collection of currency called?
- Who said: 'It costs a lot of money to look this cheap'?
- Where would you have seen Sir John Houblon from April 1994 to April 2014?
- First published in 1776, name the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith?
- This wouldn't be a money quiz without asking how much cash do the following British slang terms represent: (a)monkey, (b)pony, and (c)score?
- Which term for a method of payment was mentioned eleven times in Edward Bellamy's 1887 utopian novel Looking Backward?
- From June 2015, what is the maximum holding limit of Premium Bonds one person can hold (in terms of money)?
- What did Scottish inventor John Shepherd-Barron pioneer and develop?
- In which country was paper money first used as a currency?
- The Royal Mint has its headquarters in which Welsh town?
- Which South African gold coin accounted for 90% of the global gold coin market in 1980?
- Andrew Carnegie
- (a)yuan (also accept renminbi), (b)real, (c)shekel, (d)lira, and (e)won
- Dolly Parton
- On a British fifty pound note (he was the first Governor of the Bank of England from 1694 to 1697)
- The Wealth of the Nations
- (a)£500, (b)£25, and (c)£20
- Credit Card
- Fifty thousand pounds
- The ATM
- China (by the 11th century Song Dynasty China). Note: modern paper money or bank notes were first used in Sweden.
Money Quiz Questions
- The paper five pound notes withdrawn from circulation in May 2017 featured which historical figure on the reverse?
- 'If I Were a Rich Man' is a show tune from which 1964 musical? And the song is performed by which main character in the musical?
- Which year saw the Wall Street Crash?
- Which city is the major financial centre of the European continent?
- A classic money triva question is what's the well known nickname for 'The Bank of England'?
- Which American company, established in December 1998 as Confinity, operates one of the largest worldwide online payments system?
- Can you name the first independent credit card company in the world?
- What are the currencies of the following European countries: (a)Bulgaria, (b)Hungary, (c)Norway, and (d)Switzerland?
- Who was the Governor of the Bank of England before Mark Carney?
- Which telephone and internet-based retail bank was formed on 1 October 1989 by the Midland Bank?
- What is the maximum sum you can pay solely in fifty pence pieces for it to be still legal tender?
- When did the following present-day British coins enter general ciculation: (a)two pence, (b)twenty pence, (c)the original round one pound, and (d)two pounds
- Which Hollywood A-lister said: 'Money doesn't make you happy. I now have 50 million dollars but I was just as happy when I had forty-eight million'?
- British coins: If you add the number of sides on a twenty pence piece to the sides on new one pound coin, what total do you get?
- The 1966 science-fiction novel The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress helped popularize which saying which is sometimes given the acronym TANSTAAFL?
- Elizabeth Fry
- Fidler on the Roof. Tevye the Dairyman.
- The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street
- Diners Club (International)
- (a)lev, (b)forint, (c)krone, and (d)franc
- Sir Mervyn King
- First Direct
- (a)1971, (b)1982, (c)1983, and (d)1997
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
- 19 (20p: 7 sides, £1: 12 sides)
- There ain't no such thing as a free lunch
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