U.S. Currency

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U.S. Currency

This quiz is about knowledge of U. S. Currency.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is on the obverse (face) of the U.S. one cent piece (Penny)?
    • A. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      George Washington

    • E. 

      John Kennedy

  • 2. 
    Who is on the obverse (face) of the U.S. five cent piece (Nickel)?
    • A. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      George Washington

    • E. 

      John Kennedy

  • 3. 
    Since 1946 who has graced the obverse (face) of the U.S. ten cent piece (Dime)?
    • A. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      George Washington

    • E. 

      John Kennedy

  • 4. 
    From 1934-1999 who was on the obverse (face) of the U.S. twenty-five cent piece (Quarter-Dollar)?
    • A. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      George Washington

    • E. 

      John Kennedy

  • 5. 
    Who is on the obverse (face) of the U.S. fifty cent piece (Half Dollar)?
    • A. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      George Washington

    • E. 

      John Kennedy

  • 6. 
    What structure is on the reverse (back) of the U.S. one cent piece (Penny) from 1959-2008?
    • A. 

      The Capital Building

    • B. 

      The Lincoln Memorial

    • C. 

      The Jefferson Memorial

    • D. 

      The Treasury Department

    • E. 

      The White House

  • 7. 
    What structure is on the reverse (back) of the U.S. five cent piece (Nickel)?
    • A. 

      The Jefferson Memorial

    • B. 

      The Treasury Department

    • C. 

      Monticello

    • D. 

      The White House

    • E. 

      The Capital Building

  • 8. 
    On the reverse (back) of the U.S. ten cent piece (Dime) is an Olive Branch, what does the Olive Branch represent?
    • A. 

      Prosperity

    • B. 

      Peace

    • C. 

      Unity

    • D. 

      Victory

    • E. 

      Liberty

  • 9. 
    On the reverse (back) of the U.S. ten cent piece (Dime) is an Oak Branch, what does the Oak Branch represent?
    • A. 

      Prosperity

    • B. 

      Peace

    • C. 

      Unity

    • D. 

      Strength and Independence

    • E. 

      Liberty

  • 10. 
    On the reverse (back) of the U.S. ten cent piece (Dime) is a Torch, what does the Torch represent?
    • A. 

      Prosperity

    • B. 

      Peace

    • C. 

      Unity

    • D. 

      Victory

    • E. 

      Liberty

  • 11. 
    What is on the reverse (back) of a U.S. twenty-five cent piece (Quarter-Dollar) from 1934-1999?
    • A. 

      Seal of the President of the United States

    • B. 

      American Eagle

    • C. 

      Independence Hall

    • D. 

      Capital Building

    • E. 

      Jefferson Memorial

  • 12. 
    What is on the reverse (back) of a U.S. fifty cent piece (Half Dollar)?
    • A. 

      Seal of the President of the United States

    • B. 

      American Eagle

    • C. 

      Independence Hall

    • D. 

      Capital Building

    • E. 

      Jefferson Memorial

  • 13. 
    Who is on the obverse (front) of a U.S. $1 bill?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • E. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 14. 
    Who is on the obverse (front) of a U.S. $2 bill?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • E. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 15. 
    Who is on the obverse (front) of a U.S. $5 bill?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • E. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 16. 
    Who is on the obverse (front) of a U.S. $10 bill?
    • A. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • E. 

      Ulysses Grant

  • 17. 
    Who is on the obverse (front) of a U.S. $20 bill?
    • A. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • E. 

      Ulysses Grant

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • E. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • E. 

      Ulysses Grant

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Washington Monument

    • B. 

      Lincoln Memorial

    • C. 

      Pyramid

    • D. 

      Jefferson Memorial

    • E. 

      Capital Building

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      The White House

    • B. 

      Capital Building

    • C. 

      Statue of Liberty

    • D. 

      Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    • E. 

      Signing of the Constitution

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      The White House

    • B. 

      Capital Building

    • C. 

      Lincoln Memorial

    • D. 

      Jefferson Memorial

    • E. 

      Treasury Building

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      The White House

    • B. 

      Capital Building

    • C. 

      Lincoln Memorial

    • D. 

      Jefferson Memorial

    • E. 

      Treasury Building

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      The White House

    • B. 

      Capital Building

    • C. 

      Lincoln Memorial

    • D. 

      Jefferson Memorial

    • E. 

      Treasury Building

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      The White House

    • B. 

      Capital Building

    • C. 

      Lincoln Memorial

    • D. 

      Jefferson Memorial

    • E. 

      Treasury Building

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Capital Building

    • B. 

      Independence Hall

    • C. 

      Jefferson Memorial

    • D. 

      Treasury Building

    • E. 

      White House

  • 27. 
    In 2010, how many denominations of U.S. currency are minted for circulation?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      13

  • 28. 
    In 2010, how many denominations of U.S. currency are printed for circulation?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      13

  • 29. 
    In 2010, how many denominations of U.S. currency are created for circulation?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      13

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      13-For the 13 original colonies

    • B. 

      50-For the number of states in the union

    • C. 

      118

    • D. 

      250

    • E. 

      1000

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      13-For the 13 original colonies

    • B. 

      50-For the number of states in the union

    • C. 

      119

    • D. 

      250

    • E. 

      1000

  • 32. 
    How many different ways can you make change for a $1 bill
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      64

    • C. 

      137

    • D. 

      293

    • E. 

      586

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      66%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      25%

    • E. 

      10%

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      It doesn't

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      In God We Trust

    • B. 

      E Pluribus Unum

    • C. 

      One nation under God

    • D. 

      Habeas Corpus

    • E. 

      The United State of America 20 USA

  • 36. 
    How many times does the serial number appear on a $20 bill
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Cotton and linen

    • B. 

      Trees

    • C. 

      Recycled newspapers

    • D. 

      Paper

    • E. 

      Silk

  • 38. 
    On the reverse (back) of the 2001 one dollar bill, above the pyramid, is the Latin phrase "Annuit Coeptis". What does this mean?
    • A. 

      One nation under God

    • B. 

      God has blessed our nation.

    • C. 

      God has favored our undertaking

    • D. 

      With God all things are possible

    • E. 

      Unity and liberty forever

  • 39. 
    On the reverse (back) of the 2001 one dollar bill, below the pyramid, is the Latin phrase "novus ordo seclorum". What does this mean?
    • A. 

      The old order has ended

    • B. 

      Liberty must take the day

    • C. 

      With God all things are possible

    • D. 

      Unity and liberty forever

    • E. 

      A new order has begun

  • 40. 
    On the reverse (back) of the U.S. 2001 one dollar bill you find an Eagle. It has many things around it. All of them are grouped into 13. (13 stars, 13 arrows, etc.) What does this signify?
    • A. 

      The 13th Amendment

    • B. 

      The 13 original colonies

    • C. 

      The 13 signers of The Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      The first 13 battles of The Revolutionary War

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      The President of the United States & The Secretary of the Treasury

    • B. 

      George Washington & The first Secretary of the Treasury

    • C. 

      The President of the United States & The Vice President

    • D. 

      The Treasurer of the United States & The Secretary of the Treasury

    • E. 

      Bill & Hillary Clinton

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      13

  • 43. 
    At the base of the pyramid are the Roman numerals "MDCCLXXVI" which stand for what?
    • A. 

      1620- Arrival of the Mayflower

    • B. 

      1776- Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      1777- American Flag was adopted

    • D. 

      1812- Writing of the Star Spangled Banner

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      15.5 million

    • B. 

      52.5 million

    • C. 

      65 million

    • D. 

      142.5 million

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Steel

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Bronze

  • 46. 
    Which organization oversees the printing of US paper money?
    • A. 

      The Department of The United States Mint

    • B. 

      Bureau of Engraving and Printing

    • C. 

      The Bureau of Standard Currency

    • D. 

      The Central Intelligence Agency

    • E. 

      The Secret Service

  • 47. 
    Which agency was created originally to prevent money from being counterfeited?
    • A. 

      The Department of the United States Treasury

    • B. 

      The Secret Service

    • C. 

      The Federal Bureau of Investigation

    • D. 

      The Central Intelligence Agency

    • E. 

      The Bureau of Standard Currency

  • 48. 
    What does the phrase "E Pluribus Unum" mean?
    • A. 

      Out of many, One

    • B. 

      Liberty must take the day

    • C. 

      Unity and liberty forever

    • D. 

      One nation under God

    • E. 

      God has blessed our nation

  • 49. 
    Which direction is the head of the eagle facing on the standard U.S. quarter from 1934-1999?
    • A. 

      Observers left

    • B. 

      Observers right

  • 50. 
    What is the largest denomination of U.S. currency ever printed by the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
    • A. 

      $500 bill

    • B. 

      $1,000 bill

    • C. 

      $10,000 bill

    • D. 

      $100,000 bill

    • E. 

      $1,000,000 bill