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the colour of money

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 08 July, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 08 July, 2007, 12:00am

1 The kyat is the primary currency of which country?


2 Which landmark is depicted on the HSBC and Bank of China HK$500 note?


3 Which Nobel Prize-winning scientist has appeared on banknotes issued by France and Poland?


4 The Sheraton Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui caused controversy in March by offering a rate of HK$11.90 per unit for notes from which country?


5 What is the currency of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda?


6 Solari is the unit of currency first 'used' in which landmark sci-fi novel?


7 Which country was the first to use paper money?


8 Who has appeared on banknotes issued by Italy, Spain, the Dominican Republic and El Salvador, among others?


9 Which member of Brazil's 1970 World Cup-winning football team was named after a small Brazilian coin?


10 Which of the following has not appeared on British banknotes: a) Sir Walter Raleigh b) Florence Nightingale c) Charles Darwin?


Solution: 1 Myanmar 2 Hong Kong International Airport 3 Marie Curie 4 Scotland 5 Shilling 6 Dune 7 China 8 Christopher Columbus 9 Tostao 10 a) Sir Walter Raleigh.


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