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ABBA, the 1980s rock band quite correctly sang 'Money, money, money, must be funny, in the rich man's world�But how much do you know about money? Both paper and coins? Take the rediff biz quiz and find how much you know about global currencies.

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1. National currency of which country also stands for rain?
a) Botswana
b) Israel
c) Mexico

2. The national currency of one of these countries is also a rock band...
a) South Africa
b) China
c) Uruguay

3. Pound is the national currency of which two countries?
a) Britain and Malta
b) Switzerland and Britain
c) Britain and Egypt

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is Britain and Egypt.
The Egyptian Pound is divided into 100 piasters. It is mainly a paper currency but coins are used for fractions of the pound. Egypt's paper money has two faces - an Arabic and an English. The Arabic side has pictures of some of the historic mosques in Egypt. The national currencies for Malta and Switzerland are Maltese Lira and Swiss Franc.
Correct!
The Egyptian Pound is divided into 100 piasters. It is mainly a paper currency but coins are used for fractions of the pound. Egypt's paper money has two faces - an Arabic and an English. The Arabic side has pictures of some of the historic mosques in Egypt. The national currencies for Malta and Switzerland are Maltese Lira and Swiss Franc.

4. R$ is the symbol of which country's currency?
a) North Korea
b) Brazil
c) Neither

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is Brazil.
Since 1994, the Brazilian currency has been the Real (plural: Reais), symbol is R$. Because of the very high inflation rates, which Brazil had in the 1980s and early 1990s, the country had to change currency several times during that time.
Correct!
Since 1994, the Brazilian currency has been the Real (plural: Reais), symbol is R$. Because of the very high inflation rates, which Brazil had in the 1980s and early 1990s, the country had to change currency several times during that time.

5. Euro is not the currency of one of these countries:
a) Finland
b) Belgium
c) Norway

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is Norway.
The euro is the currency of twelve European Union countries: Belgium, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal and Finland. Euro banknotes and coins have been in circulation since January 1, 2002.
National currency of Norway is Krone.
Correct!
The euro is the currency of twelve European Union countries: Belgium, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal and Finland. Euro banknotes and coins have been in circulation since January 1, 2002.
National currency of Norway is Krone.

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