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Got Money?

written by: Sia
 
Very few people in developed societies today neither work for money nor pay other people money for their work - money is a necessary part of life. Where did money come from?

Question 1:


Before money existed, people obtained goods this way.
Exchanging their children
Working
Trading
Singing

Question 2:


The first "money" appeared around 1,200 BC in the form of this.
Willow twigs
Oyster shells
White pebbles
Corn

Question 3:


This is when the first metal coins appeared.
1000 BC
3000 BC
2000 BC
4000 BC

Question 4:


American Indians used beaded shells as money. They called them this.
Inda
Shavaya
Benjamins
Wampum

Question 5:


The first European metal coins, which resembled modern currency were made of this.
Brass
Gold
Copper
Silver

Question 6:


The first bills (banknotes) appeared in this country.
India
China
Rome
Japan

Question 7:


The first banknotes were made of this.
Paper
Cloth
Oak leaves
Leather

Question 8:


The first paper bills (banknotes) appeared in this year.
1420
1700
806
1542

Question 9:


Paper money were very convenient and much used. This led to their devaluation and they disappeared around this year.
1300
1500
1400
1900

Question 10:


Oyster shells were used as money until this time.
Until the middle of the 20th century
Until the 12th century
Until 1000 BC
Until the 15th century

 


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