History Of Money Trivia Quiz

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History Of Money Trivia Quiz

Essential to the development of trade, money is among one of the earliest and significant inventions of civilization. From cowrie shells to wampum, learn fun facts about the history of money by testing your knowledge in this History of Money Trivia Quiz. Whether Indian, Egyptian or Chinese, answer questions on cultures the early history of money.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before money, _____ existed as a form of exchange?
    • A. 

      Batter

    • B. 

      Bater

    • C. 

      Batrer

    • D. 

      Barter

  • 2. 
    The earliest currency used in commercial transactions appears in _____
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Rome

  • 3. 
    The earliest form of banking on record was practiced in _____
    • A. 

      Assyria

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Babylon

    • D. 

      Phillistine

  • 4. 
    The early gold, used as currency, was deposited in _____ for safe keeping
    • A. 

      Farms

    • B. 

      Barns

    • C. 

      Temples

    • D. 

      Palaces

  • 5. 
    The earliest known coins in the western world are from the city 
    • A. 

      Corinth

    • B. 

      Ephesus

    • C. 

      Collusus

    • D. 

      Phillipia

  • 6. 
    The earliest coin known in the western world were _____ shaped
    • A. 

      Circular

    • B. 

      Bean

    • C. 

      Squarish

    • D. 

      Rectangular

  • 7. 
    _____ was the first ruler to mint coins in pure gold
    • A. 

      Croesus

    • B. 

      Augustus

    • C. 

      Tiberius

    • D. 

      Nero

  • 8. 
    Croesus, the first ruler to mint coins in pure gold, was the king of _____
    • A. 

      Ephesus

    • B. 

      Ethopia

    • C. 

      Lydia

    • D. 

      Persia

  • 9. 
    _____ was one of the shapes of the first Chinese coins
    • A. 

      Oval

    • B. 

      Knife blade with handle

    • C. 

      Rectangular

    • D. 

      Squarish

  • 10. 
    Many of the currencies today derive from _____
    • A. 

      Greek Originals

    • B. 

      Chinese Originals

    • C. 

      Arabic Originals

    • D. 

      Roman Originals

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