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History of the Euro
On what date will shops stop accepting national currencies in most eurozone countries?
A: 28 February 2002
B: 1 January 2002
C: 30 June 2002
In only one country in the eurozone will the euro be worth less than the former national currency unit. Which one?
The European Central Bank which sets interest rates in the eurozone is located in what city?
How many years has the euro existed as an electronic currency before it was introduced as a cash currency?
A: One year
B: Three years
C: Introduced simultaneously
Which European currency being replaced by the euro has had the longest continuous existence in its own right?
A: German mark
B: Greek drachma
C: French franc
Which Eastern Europe country has officially adopted the euro on 1 January 2002?
Who has paid the cost of converting cash machines and tills to take euros?
B: The European Commission
C: Shared equally
In which of these places is the euro NOT legal tender?
How many new euro banknotes have been printed for the changeover?
A: 1.2 billion
B: 14.5 billion
C: 160 billion
Euro banknotes are all illustrated with a common theme on the back. What is it?
A: Portraits of prominent Europeans
B: Famous European buildings
C: Historical bridges
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