Quiz Alert: How much do you know about money and economics?

By: Carolyn Brooks Fleming
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Take this quiz that's all about wealth!

The euro, the official currency of the eurozone, was launched on January 1, 1999, but when was actual euro cash introduced?

Who first came up with the phrase "trickle down," as it relates to economics?

What popular song features the lyrics, "I wanna be on the cover of "Forbes" magazine / Smiling next to Oprah and the Queen."

What is a mutual fund?

What is the disposition effect?

What is the official currency of Albania?

What is a promissory note?

What was the first universal credit card, usable at a number of establishments?

What is money laundering?

What is Say's law?

What are liquid assets?

What is unusual about the rhythm track on Pink Floyd's 1973 song, "Money"?

In what year did the US Department of the Treasury announce that currency in denominations of $500, $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000 would be discontinued?

In Marxist theory, what is the transitional phase between the overthrow of capitalism and the realization of communism?

What is speculation?

What is the term for the color-changing properties of the ink used to print money in the US?

Why is it legal in the US to price gasoline to 1/10th of a penny?

What was the largest denomination ever printed by the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing?

In investment terms, what is diversification?

In the standard US version of the game Monopoly, what color is the $5 bill?

What does "EMV" stand for, regarding credit cards equipped with computer chips?

What is unusual about Japanese 50-yen and 5-yen coins?

Who is the only living US president whose image was struck on a US coin?

When the Bank of Canada issued new polymer $5 and $20 bills in 2013, what controversy ensued?

What is "seed money"?

Who was the first African-American to appear on US currency in circulation?

For what practical reason would a person bury pennies in their garden?

What is Bitcoin?

Which culture was the first to stamp the image of a living person on a coin?

What percentage of US paper currency printed is $1 bills?

What is a zero-based budget?

What color ink is used to print the back side of all US bills?

Where could you spend a Rai stone - a limestone disc that is the world's heaviest currency?

What is the name of the actual eagle, adopted by workers at the US Mint, who modeled for the US silver dollar?

Where did the expression, "Money is the root of all evil," originate?

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