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National Debt Fun Quiz Time!

A series of four quick, fun quizzes to take your mind of our country’s crippling financial debt! Answers are uʍop ǝpısdn to prevent cheating!

QUIZ #1: USA TRIVIA

Sure, we’re deeply in debt and risk a nation-wide financial default. But we’re interesting! Distract yourself from our national dilemma by answering these questions:

QUESTIONS:
1. Who was the first woman featured on a US postage stamp?

2. Which Shakespeare play mentions America?

3. How many stories tall is the White House?

4. What did Abraham Lincoln invent?

ANSWERS:
1.
uoʇƃuıɥsɐʍ ɐɥʇɹɐɯ
(Source)

2.
˙(ıı ǝuǝɔs ‘ııı ʇɔɐ) sɹoɹɹǝ ɟo ʎpǝɯoɔ ǝɥʇ
(Source)

3.
xıs
(Source)

4.
˙ʇuǝʇɐd ɐ pǝʇuɐɹƃ ɹǝʌǝ ʇuǝpısǝɹd sn ʎluo ǝɥʇ sɐʍ uloɔuıl ˙slɐoɥs ɹǝʌo sdıɥs ʇɟıl oʇ ǝɔıʌǝp ɔılnɐɹpʎɥ ɐ
(Source)

QUIZ #2: STOCK MARKET TRIVIA

Severely broken financial system troubling your pretty little head? Take your mind off our current crisis for a split-second with these adorable bits of stock-focused trivia.

QUESTIONS:
1. Where does the term “blue chip” for stocks come from?

2. What stock had GRRR for its stock symbol?

3. What was the original name of the American Stock Exchange?

4. Which of these is or was an actual stock symbol?
A. LUBE
B. GEEK
C. LADY
D. AMEN
E. All of them

ANSWERS:
1:
˙ǝuo pǝnlɐʌ-ʇsǝɥƃıɥ ǝɥʇ sɐʍ dıɥɔ ɹǝʞod ǝnlq ɐ ˙ƃuılqɯɐƃ
(Source)

2.
˙ıɹɐɟɐs ʎɹʇunoɔ uoıl
(Source)

3.
˙qɹnɔ ǝɥʇ uo ƃuıpuɐʇs sɹǝpɐɹʇ ʎʇıɔ ʞɹoʎ ʍǝu ʎq pǝʇɹɐʇs ʎllɐuıƃıɹo sɐʍ ʇı ǝsnɐɔǝq ‘qɹnɔ ǝɥʇ
(Source)

4.
˙ǝ
(Source 1) &
Source 2)

QUIZ #3: FINANCE TRIVIA QUIZ

Who says debt and bankruptcy can’t put a smile on your face? Check out this fascinating trivia quiz about money and not having any!

QUESTIONS:
1. Where did the term “bread” come from as a nickname for money?

2. Which film saved its respective studio from bankruptcy?
A. Star Wars
B. A Nightmare on Elm Street
C. The Sound of Music
D. All of the above

3. How much do Americans owe on student loans?
A. $114 billion
B. $275 billion
C. $559 billion
D. $875 billion

4. What is a “zombie” in the financial world?

ANSWERS:
1.
”˙ʎǝuoɥ puɐ pɐǝɹq“ ɹoɟ ƃuɐls ƃuıɯʎɥɹ ʎǝuʞɔoɔ s’ʇı
(Source)

2.
˙p
(Source)

3.
˙p
(Source)

4.
˙ʇdnɹʞuɐq s’ʇı ɥƃnoɥʇ uǝʌǝ ǝʇɐɹǝdo oʇ sǝnuıʇuoɔ ʇɐɥʇ ʎuɐdɯoɔ ɐ
(Source)

QUIZ #4: SUICIDE TRIVIA

Crippling financial debt got you down? WAY down? Why not distract yourself with this creepily foreshadowing quiz about suicide?

QUESTIONS
1. Who are more likely to attempt suicide: men or women?

2. Who are more likely to SUCCESSFULLY attempt suicide: men or women?

3. When are suicide rates highest in the U.S.?
A. Spring
B. Summer
C. Fall
D. Winter

4. Which country has the highest suicide rate?

ANSWERS
1.
uǝɯoʍ
(Source)

2.
uǝɯ
(Source)

3.
ƃuıɹds ˙ɐ
(Source)

4.
ɐıuɐnɥʇıl
(Source)

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Both for work and for pleasure, I create. I'm a writer, a musician, a creative manager, a sketch comic, and a comics writer (don't get those last two twisted!). I've made rent with some or all of these. And for my next trick, I'm going to figure out which of them I want to do most.

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