Try the Money Museum Quiz!

See if you know the answers to these ten questions from the Money Museum. Try the game out before your visit, or play it on your phone during your visit.

1. Origins of the Fed - How many regional Federal Reserve Banks make up the Federal Reserve System? (Exhibit 3)
  1. 1
  2. 7
  3. 12
  4. 15
2. About the Fed - Who can bank at the Federal Reserve? (Exhibit 1)
  1. Public universities
  2. Financial institutions
  3. Retailers
  4. Famous people
3. America’s Money 1900-1918 - Whose portrait is featured on the highest denomination Federal Reserve note ever in circulation? (Exhibit 2)
  1. George Washington
  2. James Madison
  3. Alexander Hamilton
  4. Salmon P. Chase
4. Know Your Money: Find the Fake - What does the Federal Reserve do with counterfeit money? (Exhibit 4)
  1. Shreds it
  2. Sends it back to the bank
  3. Nothing
  4. Sends it to the United States Secret Service
5. Banking Regulation - Why does the Federal Reserve supervise and regulate banks? (Exhibit 9)
  1. To find counterfeit money
  2. To punish banks
  3. To tell banks how to manage their money
  4. To ensure that banks operate in a safe and sound manner
6. Currency Up Close - Which is NOT a security feature on U.S. currency? (Exhibit 5)
  1. Watermark
  2. Security thread
  3. Color-shifting ink
  4. 24 karat gold leaf
7. Why Shred Money? True or False: The Federal Reserve shreds millions of dollars in worn out currency daily (Exhibit 6)
  1. True
  2. False
8. Money in America - What historic woman’s portrait has appeared on U.S. paper currency? (Exhibit 7)
  1. Sacagawea
  2. Susan B. Anthony
  3. Eleanor Roosevelt
  4. Martha Washington
9. The Fed Needs You - Who is the current Chair of the Federal Reserve? (Exhibit 8)
  1. Christine Lagarde
  2. Alan Greenspan
  3. Janet Yellen
  4. Jacob Lew
10. The Fed Needs You - What type of policy does the Federal Reserve control? (Exhibit 8)
  1. Fiscal policy
  2. Monetary policy
  3. Tax policy
  4. Foreign policy


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