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How Money Are You: $1,000 US Treasury Department Quiz

The US Treasury Department is getting on the bandwagon of rewarding kids' knowledge with money and is offering the chance at a $1,000 scholarship for teens who can ace a 35-question financial literacy quiz. This is one educational initiative that's taking a step in the right direction and hopefully it's a sign that finance will become more common in classrooms. The Wall Street Journal got its hands on five sample questions from the National Financial Literacy Challenge, and I've reproduced them here for you to test your knowledge — would your score be worthy of $1,000?


How Money Are You: $1,000 US Treasury Department Quiz

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bluebird bluebird 8 years
I'm calling this a little bit of studying for my Investments exam on Tuesday... 5/5, hopefully my exam goes the same way!
mo_ri_ah mo_ri_ah 8 years
3 out of 5.. if I would have went with my gut though, it would have been 5/5! A grand would really come in handy right now, it's been hard times.
mlou mlou 8 years
that was harder then i thought
Leilanic1 Leilanic1 8 years
not bad for someone who doesn't read too much on financial things.
Antioxidant Antioxidant 8 years
I only missed the first one! I used to work at a bank, so I should hope I know most of it.
aprilmayjune4 aprilmayjune4 8 years
5/5 It's too bad the $$ isn't coming in for me yet.
linditamaria linditamaria 8 years
heck yeah! five out of five! now gimme my $1K!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
ugh! i guessed the right thing for the last question and changed it at the last minute! i'm so sad! oh well - i guess i DO know more than i thought
Angela123 Angela123 8 years
Woohoo! 4 outta 5. I can't wait to tell my dad, he'll be proud.
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