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A quiz about the UK's currency, Sterling

All about Sterling and its origins 8 Questions.

 
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1

The origins of sterling lie in the reign of ...., who introduced the silver penny.

  • King Mercia
  • King Offa of Mercia
  • King Offa

2

Sterling is the ... reserve currency

  • Largest
  • 3rd largest
  • 2nd largest

3

The currency sign is the pound sign, originally

  • £ with a single cross-bar
  • ₤ with two cross-bars
  • just "L"

4

The ISO 4217 currency code is Sterling is

  • UKP
  • GB
  • GBP

5

Prior to decimalisation, the pound was divided into ... shillings

  • 10
  • 15
  • 20

6

Prior to decimalisation, the pound was divided into 20 shillings and each shilling into ... pence

  • 10
  • 12
  • 15

7

Prior to decimalisation, the pound was divided into 20 shillings and each shilling into 12 pence, making ..... pence to the pound.

  • 250
  • 200
  • 240

8

The pound sterling is also the .... currency in the foreign exchange market.

  • 3rd most traded
  • 4th most traded
  • Most traded

 

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