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Can you name the verity of these statements about money?

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Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees has a 10-year, $275,000,000 contract.Sports
The gold standard survived in the United States until 1971.History
The word 'dollar' has two perfect anagrams.Just for Fun
The price of a 30-second commercial in Super Bowl XLVI (2012) was $5 million.Sports
In 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens, Scrooge tips the lad who fetches the Christmas turkey a crown.Holiday
Ancient Roman coins included the shekel, the caesar, and the aurus.History
The word 'money' comes from the Greek word 'monea,' which was a type of silver coin.Language
'Avatar' was the first film to gross over $3 billion worldwide.Movies
In Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker series, the planet Fintlewoodlewix adopts leaves as legal tender.Literature
In 2011, Americans spent over $2 billion on Halloween candy.Holiday
E Pluribus Unum is a Latin phrase originally from a passage referring to a salad.Language
In the Harry Potter universe, there are 17 sickles in a galleon and 29 k'nex in a sickle.Literature
When adjusted for inflation, Mozart was one of the highest paid musicians/composers of all time.Music
A penny weighs about as much as a small humming bird.Miscellaneous
The currency in Kyrgyzstan is the Som.Geography
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
When a US $20 note is held up to an ultraviolet light, the security thread in the bill glows green.Science
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 2007, Zach Braff (John 'J.D.' Dorian) made $350,000 per episode of Scrubs.Television
In the Pokémon video games, a Potion costs 300 yen.Gaming
The musical 'The Pajama Game' is based off the novel '7½ Cents' by Richard Bissell.Entertainment
In 'Avenue Q,' Princeton raises money for Kate Monster to build a homeless shelter for homeless monsters.Entertainment
In a traditional game of Monopoly, players begin with $2000.Gaming
The Euro is the official currency of 32 countries.Geography
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
A US quarter has 220 grooves on its edge.Miscellaneous
13 films have grossed over $1 billion worldwide.Movies
In addition to being a unit of currency, the shekel is also a unit of weight.Religion
A modern U.S. penny is composed of 97.5% copper and 2.5% zinc.Science
Ken Jennings won more money on Jeopardy than any other person.Television

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