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Thaler: Quiz


Question 1: In the ________, the daalder and rijksdaalder circulated alongside the gulden at values of 1½ and 2½ gulden.

Question 2: In ________ and Germany, coins were minted to commemorate the Shooting Festival.

Question 3: 1750: This year saw yet another reduction in weight in the areas controlled by Prussia, ________, and Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel down to just 22.2g and a fineness of 750.0.
HesseFrankfurt am MainGermanyWiesbaden

Question 4: 1551: A new money ordinance is decreed in ________ that lowers the guldiner's purity to 882.0, but raises the weight of the coin to 31.18g.
AugsburgKaufbeurenKempten im AllgäuMemmingen

Question 5: Its name lives on in various currencies as the ________ or tolar.
Jamaican dollarUnited States dollarCayman Islands dollarDollar

Question 6: Joachim's Valley, Czech: Jáchymov) (now in the ________) where Thal (Tal) means "valley" in German.
HungarySlovakiaCzech RepublicPoland

Question 7: ________ joined the Monetary Union and introduced the Norwegian krone in 1876.
NorwayGermanyUnited StatesPoland

Question 8: Between 1992 and 1995, ________ planned to introduce Belarusian taler as a national currency.
SerbiaBelarusAzerbaijanBosnia and Herzegovina

Question 9: Etymologically, "Thaler" is an abbreviation of "Joachimsthaler", a coin type from the city of Joachimsthal (Jáchymov) in ________, where some of the first such coins were minted in 1518.
PragueBohemiaMoraviaCzech Republic

Question 10: The Thaler (or Taler or Talir) was a silver coin used throughout ________ for almost four hundred years.
BalkansEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe


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