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Proper Money Quiz

Pre-decimalisation British tender. That's when the change in a chap's pocket resulted in a bruised thigh by the time he got home! 10 Questions.

 
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How many British 'Farthings' would you get for a penny?

  • Two
  • Four
  • Six
  • Eight

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How many pennies were there to the pound?

  • 180
  • 200
  • 220
  • 240

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What was the common name of the threepenny coin?

  • Joey
  • Tanner
  • Bob
  • Florin

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How many pennies were there to a 'Tanner'?

  • Two
  • Four
  • Six
  • Eight

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A 5 pound note was worth how shillings?

  • 20
  • 40
  • 75
  • 100

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Which coin was introduced in 1849 following a proposal in 1847 to 'decimalise' the pound and was worth a tenth of a pound?

  • Half Crown
  • Florin
  • Crown
  • Shilling

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How many pennies were there to a shilling?

  • Twenty Four
  • Ten
  • Twelve
  • Thirty

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A crown was worth how many shillings?

  • Five
  • Six
  • Four
  • Eight

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How many pennies were there to a half-crown?

  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50

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How much would I have left from a fiver if I bought a tanner's worth of sweets, a match box car for a florin and a book for a pound?

  • 3 pounds, 2 shillings and 6 pence
  • 4 pounds, 2 shillings and 6 pence
  • 2 pounds, 17 shillings and 6 pence
  • 3 pounds, 17 shillings and 6 penc and 17/6d

 

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