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Money, money, money

The fun fiscal quiz! 15 Questions.

 
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1

Who features on the back of £50 notes?

  • Elizabeth Fry
  • Charles Darwin
  • Sir John Houblon

2

When was the Bank Of England established?

  • 1694
  • 1850
  • 1731

3

What bird featured on the predecimal 'farthing' coin?

  • Wren
  • Robin
  • Sparrow

4

On all British coins, which way is the Queen facing?

  • Left
  • Right
  • Forward

5

What is a 'Northern' slang term for money?

  • Cash
  • Brass
  • Stash

6

In Britain, when did decimalisation happen?

  • 15th February 1970
  • 15th February 1972
  • 15th February 1971

7

Which coin features a crowned Tudor rose?

  • 10p
  • 20p
  • £2

8

'Jiaozi', regarded as the first paper money, dates from when and where?

  • 10th century China
  • 11th century India
  • 12th century Greece

9

When was the 1/2p coin discontinued?

  • 1984
  • 1990
  • 1986

10

When was the 20p coin introduced?

  • 1980
  • 1982
  • 1985

11

How many different effigies of the Queens head have there been?

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3

12

How much is a 'pony'?

  • £25
  • £50
  • £100

13

In old money, what was a 'Tanner'?

  • A shilling
  • A sixpence
  • A penny

14

What is a 'tightwad'?

  • A person who hates spending money
  • A roll of bank notes
  • Slang for a small wallet

15

What colour is a £10 note in monopoly money?

  • Pink
  • Yellow
  • Blue

 

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