We love finance and we love trivia. You can test your finance trivia knowledge with the following questions.

This is Part 2 in our ongoing financial trivia series. Scroll down below to find the answers.

 

Q1. Australian decimal currency was released to the public on which notable day in 1966?

a. ANZAC Day   b. Christmas Day   c. Valentine’s Day   d. Australia Day

 

Q2. How many denominations of notes were issued in 1966 & which ones?

a.4  b.5  c.6  d.7

 

Q3. The 1966 fifty cent piece differs from all subsequent issues in which aspect/s?

a. None – the first fifty cent coin was not issued until 1969     b. Shape only

c. Shape and metallic composition   d.  Metallic composition only

 

Quiz answers are below. 

 

 

ANSWER/S

Q1. Australian decimal currency was released to the public on which notable day in 1966?

Answer c. Love of money was in the air – Australia changed to decimal money on Valentine’s Day 1966.

 

Q2. How many denominations of notes were issued in 1966 & which ones?

Answer a. 4 notes were introduced ($1, $2, $10 and $20).

$5 notes came in 1967, $50 notes in 1973; and $100 notes in 1984.

$1 notes were withdrawn in 1984 while $2 notes were withdrawn in 1988.

 

Q3. The 1966 fifty cent piece differs from all subsequent issues in which aspect/s?

Answer c. The 1966 50c piece was round and 80% silver. From 1969 the 50c piece was a dodecagonal (12-sided) coin and was made from a mixture of copper and nickel.

 

 

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