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A Quiz Made Out Of Money

Given the currency, choose the country that uses that specific coin or banknote.

A matching quiz by pennie1478. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Avg Score
9 / 10
Last 3 plays: Guest 151 (8/10), Guest 168 (8/10), RISAAC7168 (5/10).
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. Franc  
  South Africa
2. Pound  
3. Dinar  
4. Peso  
5. Dollar  
6. Shilling  
7. Rupee  
8. Yen  
9. Rand  
  New Zealand
10. Krone  

Select each answer

1. Franc
2. Pound
3. Dinar
4. Peso
5. Dollar
6. Shilling
7. Rupee
8. Yen
9. Rand
10. Krone

Most Recent Scores
Sep 27 2023 : Guest 151: 8/10
Sep 27 2023 : Guest 168: 8/10
Sep 15 2023 : RISAAC7168: 5/10
Aug 10 2023 : Guest 85: 10/10

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Franc

Answer: Chad

The CFA franc was created on December 26, 1945 in France after World War II. The CFA franc goes by XAF in the currency market. CFA stands for Communauté financière d'Afrique (African financial community). It is the currency of fourteen countries in Africa.
2. Pound

Answer: Egypt

The Egyptian pound carries the currency code EGP. The symbol for the Egyptian pound is E£. The currency replaced the Egyptian piastre in 1834. The Central Bank in Cairo controls the Egyptian pound. In Sudan and the Gaza Strip, the Egyptian pound is the unofficial currency.
3. Dinar

Answer: Algeria

The currency code for the Algerian dinar is DZD. The Algerian dinar was created in 1964 to take the place of the Algerian new franc. Algerian dinars and banknotes are released by the Central Bank of Algeria. The Arabic symbol for the dinar is دج.
4. Peso

Answer: Chile

The currency code for the Chilean peso is CLP. The Chilean peso was established in 1975 as the national currency of Chile with the first Chilean peso being created in 1817. The symbol for the Chilean peso is $.
5. Dollar

Answer: New Zealand

The currency code for the New Zealand dollar is NZD or NZ$. The New Zealand dollar is also known as the Kiwi dollar because the kiwi is found on the back side of the New Zealand one dollar bill. In 1967, the dollar took over for the New Zealand pound. As queen of New Zealand, Queen Elizabeth is on the $20 banknote. The symbol of the New Zealand dollar is $.
6. Shilling

Answer: Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya issues the Kenyan shilling. It replaced the East African shilling in 1964 when Kenya gained independence from Britain. In 2018, the Kenyan coat of arms replaced the Kenyan presidents on one side of the coin while Kenyan wildlife covered the opposite side of the coin.

This change took affect after Kenya's constitution forbade pictures of people on their coins and banknotes. The currency code for the Kenyan shilling is KES. The symbol for the Kenyan shilling is a K with an added line in it.
7. Rupee

Answer: India

The rupee is the monetary unit of India and Pakistan. Its currency code is INR. The rupee got its name from the sanskrit word rupya. The Mughal dynasty created the rupee in the sixteenth century and the British India Company copied the coin. In 1835, the rupee was established as a coin by law. Rupee banknotes have a picture of Mohammad Al Jinnah, Pakistan's founder, on the front.

The symbol of the rupee is ₹.
8. Yen

Answer: Japan

The yen was introduced into the Japanese empire in 1870. The currency code for the Japanese yen is JPY. No other country uses a currency named "yen". The yen has a sun with branches on one side and the opposite side has a Japanese dragon. The yen was reissued several times over 1871, 1914, 1918, 1948, and 1955. The symbol of the yen is ¥.
9. Rand

Answer: South Africa

The rand is the monetary unit of South Africa. The South African reserve bank issues the money. The currency code for the South African rand is ZAR. Before 1990, the rand had pictures of people involved with apartheid. After 1990, the rand had pictures of African wildlife. Nelson Mandel's imagesa was added to the rand banknotes in 2012. The symbol of the rand is R.
10. Krone

Answer: Denmark

The krone is the official currency of Denmark. The currency code for the Danish krone is DKK. The symbol of the krone is kr. The krone was issued on the first of January 1875 thanks to the Scandinavian Monetary Union. When the union ended with the beginning of World War I, Denmark kept the krone.

In England, the krone is known as the Danish crown. Denmark stopped making krone banknotes in 2016, instead outsourcing the printing work.
Source: Author pennie1478

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