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Question 1: Although the pennyweight was officially abolished in the ________ by the Weights and Measures Act of 1878, its legacy continues in the classification of nails.
CanadaUnited KingdomWalesEngland

Question 2: ________, in about 735, minted the novus denarius.
Pepin the ShortCharlemagneLouis the PiousCarloman I

Question 3: A penni was 1100 of a ________
Deutsche MarkDanish kronePound sterlingFinnish markka

Question 4: It has been claimed that for micropayments the ________ costs more than the penny.
ComputerDecimalAbacusMental calculation

Question 5: Brown collection of ________ folklore and other places.
PennsylvaniaNorth CarolinaSouth CarolinaGeorgia (U.S. state)

Question 6: 1100 of the British pound sterling (see British one penny coin), the former ________, the Gibraltar pound, the Falkland Islands pound, or a coin with that value: see history of the English penny.
Irish poundItalian liraMaltese liraCypriot pound

Question 7: On 6 June 1825 Sir Charles Somerset issued a proclamation that only British Sterling would be ________ in the Cape.
EuroLegal tenderUnited KingdomIndian rupee

Question 8: To "spend a penny" in British idiom means to ________.
UrinationUrinary incontinenceBenign prostatic hyperplasiaPenis

Question 9: The penny that was brought to the ________ was a large coin - 41 mm in diameter, 5 mm thick and 2 oz.
Cape ColonyZulu KingdomSaint HelenaBritish Empire

Question 10: The penny, with a few exceptions, was the only coin issued in England until the introduction of the gold florin by ________ in 1343.
Richard II of EnglandEdward III of EnglandEdward II of EnglandEdward I of England
















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