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Nickel (Canadian coin): Quiz


Question 1:
Which of the following units was Nickel (Canadian coin) a part of?

Question 2:
Where does Nickel (Canadian coin) come from?

Question 3: It was patterned on the corresponding coin in the neighbouring ________.
CanadaPhilippinesUnited StatesAlaska

Question 4: The Canadian five-cent coin, commonly called a nickel, is a coin worth five cents or one-twentieth of a ________.
United States dollarCanadian dollarCanadaNewfoundland dollar

Question 5: The denomination was introduced in 1858 as a small, thin ________ coin colloquially known as a "fish scale"; the present larger base metal version was introduced in 1922.
GoldSterling silverPalladiumCopper

Question 6: In 1967, all the circulating coins received a special reverse for the Canadian Centennial; the nickel featured a ________.
European HareEuropean RabbitRabbitSnowshoe Hare

Question 7: Due to the onset of the ________, production of this commemorative was halted to preserve nickel for the war effort, resulting in a second non-commemorative 1951 "nickel" made of plated steel.
Cold WarSino-Soviet border conflictKorean WarVietnam War

Question 8: Although the American denomination changed to a much larger ________-nickel coin in 1866, the Canadian five-cent coins remained small and silver until 1922.

Question 9: The first Canadian five-cent coins were struck by the Royal Mint in ________ as part of the introductory 1858 coinage of the Province of Canada.

Question 10: All Canadian coins (including five-cent coins) were struck in England at the Royal Mint (no mint mark) and the ________ (H mint mark) until 1908, when the Ottawa branch of the Royal Mint opened.
Jewellery QuarterBirmingham MintPobjoy MintSoho Mint


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