True or False: Money

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In Ancient Greece, it was customary to place coins on the eyes of a deceased person as payment for Charon, the ferryman who transported souls across the river Styx.Religion
In Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker series, the planet Fintlewoodlewix adopts leaves as legal tender.Literature
A penny weighs about as much as a small humming bird.Miscellaneous
If you had 10 billion $1 notes and spent one every second of every day, it would require 317 years for you to go broke.Just for Fun
In 2007, Zach Braff (John 'J.D.' Dorian) made $350,000 per episode of Scrubs.Television
In addition to being a unit of currency, the shekel is also a unit of weight.Religion
Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees has a 10-year, $275,000,000 contract.Sports
The musical 'The Pajama Game' is based off the novel '7½ Cents' by Richard Bissell.Entertainment
When a US $20 note is held up to an ultraviolet light, the security thread in the bill glows green.Science
In 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens, Scrooge tips the lad who fetches the Christmas turkey a crown.Holiday
When adjusted for inflation, Mozart was one of the highest paid musicians/composers of all time.Music
The word 'dollar' has two perfect anagrams.Just for Fun
The word 'money' comes from the Greek word 'monea,' which was a type of silver coin.Language
The gold standard survived in the United States until 1971.History
E Pluribus Unum is a Latin phrase originally from a passage referring to a salad.Language
A modern U.S. penny is composed of 97.5% copper and 2.5% zinc.Science
The Euro is the official currency of 32 countries.Geography
In the Pokémon video games, a Potion costs 300 yen.Gaming
In 2011, Americans spent over $2 billion on Halloween candy.Holiday
In a traditional game of Monopoly, players begin with $2000.Gaming
Ken Jennings won more money on Jeopardy than any other person.Television
The price of a 30-second commercial in Super Bowl XLVI (2012) was $5 million.Sports
'Avatar' was the first film to gross over $3 billion worldwide.Movies
Ancient Roman coins included the shekel, the caesar, and the aurus.History
In 'Avenue Q,' Princeton raises money for Kate Monster to build a homeless shelter for homeless monsters.Entertainment
According to the song 'Can't Buy me Love,' the singer will buy you a diamond ring if it makes you feel all right.Music
A US quarter has 220 grooves on its edge.Miscellaneous
13 films have grossed over $1 billion worldwide.Movies
In the Harry Potter universe, there are 17 sickles in a galleon and 29 k'nex in a sickle.Literature
The currency in Kyrgyzstan is the Som.Geography

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