Can You Pass Our Cash Quiz?

By: Josh Mabry
By: Josh Mabry

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?

a. YES
b. NO

3. Do I have to trade in my old-design notes when a new one begins circulating?

a. YES
b. NO

4. Who is on the $1 bill?

a. Lincoln
b. Washington
c. Clinton
d. Bush
e. Edison

5. How much cash is in circulation for each person in the U.S.?

a. $140
b. $823
c. $1204
d. $5009

6. How much money would you have if you laid out pennies end-to-end for 1 mile?

a. $143.80
b. $844.80
c. $1230.80
d. $3400.80

What time is displayed on the Independence Hall clock seen on the back of a $100 note?

a. 1:10
b. 4:10
c. 8:10
d. 12:10

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


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