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Shilling: Quiz


Question 1: It was replaced by the ________ at a fixed parity of €1 = 13.7603 Schilling.
EurozoneEuropean Central BankEuroPound sterling

Question 2: Shillings were also issued in New Zealand before decimalisation in the 1960s, in the Scandinavian countries (skilling) until the Scandinavian Monetary Union of 1873, and in the city of ________, Germany.

Question 3: Quite often a triangle or (serif) ________ would be used to give a neater appearance, e.g., "1'6" and "11'-".
GuillemetsApostropheTildeAt sign

Question 4: In ________ and Jordan the shillin (Arabic: شلن‎) is equal to 1/20th of the Egyptian pound or the Jordanian dinar.

Question 5: In the ________, a shilling was a coin used from the reign of Henry VII[citation needed] until decimalisation in 1971.
WalesAustraliaCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 6: Australian shillings, twenty of which made up one ________, were first issued in 1910, with the Australian coat of arms on the reverse and King Edward VII on the face.
Pound sterlingAustralian poundGuernsey poundManx pound

Question 7: The ________ was the currency of Austria between 1924 and 1938 and again between 1945 and 2002.
Austrian schillingSwedish kronaDanish kronePound sterling

Question 8: After the United States adopted the ________ as its unit of currency and accepted the gold standard, one British shilling was worth 24 U.S.
Jamaican dollarCayman Islands dollarUnited States dollarDollar

Question 9: The shilling is a unit of ________ used in some current and former British Commonwealth countries.
ISO 4217CurrencyCyprusCoin

Question 10: Colonial shillings, such as the 1652 pine-tree shilling, were made in ________ when the Puritans settled in America.
ConnecticutMassachusettsMaineRhode Island


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