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.