U.S. Coins Quiz: Level I

How much do you know about United States currency?

Quiz

How much do you know about United States currency?

1. Which of the following phrases does not appear on all U.S. coins?

  • E pluribus unum
  • Legal tender
  • In God we trust

2. Which of these coins does not have an inscription saying how many cents it is worth?

  • Penny
  • Nickel
  • Dime

3. Which of the following has never been issued as a U.S. coin?

  • Twenty-cent piece
  • Half-cent piece
  • Four-cent piece

4. What is the main metal used in making pennies?

  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Bronze

5. About how long do coins last when they are in regular use?

  • 50 years
  • 75 years
  • 25 years

6. What is the correct term for a penny?

  • Penny
  • Cent
  • One-cent piece

7. What coin is worth "two bits"?

  • Dime
  • Quarter
  • Half-dollar

8. Who is on the half-dollar coin?

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • John F. Kennedy

9. What do you call a coin collector?

  • Philatelist
  • Vecturist
  • Numismatist

10. In relation to the "heads" side of a coin, the "tails" side is:

  • Right side up
  • Upside down
  • Turned halfway

Your Results:

1. Which of the following phrases does not appear on all U.S. coins?
Legal tender

2. Which of these coins does not have an inscription saying how many cents it is worth?
Dime

3. Which of the following has never been issued as a U.S. coin?
Four-cent piece

4. What is the main metal used in making pennies?
Zinc

5. About how long do coins last when they are in regular use?
25 years

6. What is the correct term for a penny?
One-cent piece

7. What coin is worth "two bits"?
Quarter

8. Who is on the half-dollar coin?
John F. Kennedy

9. What do you call a coin collector?
Numismatist

10. In relation to the "heads" side of a coin, the "tails" side is:
Upside down

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