The redesigned $100 note began circulating Tuesday. Here's a quiz about U.S. Cash. How many can you get right? Answers are listed at the bottom of this article.
1. How long is the lifespan of U.S. $1 note?
a. 1.9 years
b. 2.9 years
c. 3.9 years
d. 4.9 years
e. 5.9 years
2. Is U.S. currency still backed by gold?
3. Do I have to trade in my old-design notes when a new one begins circulating?
4. Who is on the $1 bill?
5. How much cash is in circulation for each person in the U.S.?
6. How much money would you have if you laid out pennies end-to-end for 1 mile?
What time is displayed on the Independence Hall clock seen on the back of a $100 note?
How much U.S. currency is in circulation?
a. $399 billion
b. $899 billion
c. $1.2 trillion
d. $3.2 trillion
Check your answers! Tell us how many you correctly answered in the comments section below!
1) 5.9 years, 2) No- Federal Reserve notes have not been redeemable in gold since January 30, 1934, 3) NO, 4) Washington, 5) B $823 (childrensmuseum.org), 6) B $844.80 (childrensmuseum.org) 7) B approx 4:10 (factmonster.com) 8) C $1.2 trillion
Some information pulled from federalreserve.gov