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Valentine's Day Quiz: The Price of Love

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Casanova or casa vacia (empty house)?

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1) On average, the most expensive display of love is:

A) One carat diamond ring
B) One Cadillac Escalade
C) One trip to outer space

2) The
Spark Network (LOV) operates the following popular websites except:

A) JDate.com
B) ChristianMingle.com
C) Mailorderbride.com

3) The Valentine's Day Massacre was orchestrated by:

A) George "Bugs" Moran
B) Al Capone
C) Alan Greenspan

4) Romeo was a _________, and Juliet was a _________.

A) Montague, Capulet
B) Capulet, Montague
C) Bull, Bear
D) Bear, Bull

5) The price of an eHarmony.com account is _________ than rival Match.com.

A) Greater
B) Less
C) Used by the company to bankroll infinitely cheerier commercials

6) A first date that cost $20 in 1990 would cost _______ in 2008 dollars.

A) $33.05
B) $46.38
C) Dropping $20 on a first date is certain to make it the last.

7) On your honeymoon you travel to Thailand, where the local currency is the _______, which is roughly _______ per US dollar.


A) Kroner, 6.45
B) Baht, 31.17
C) Pad Thai. Damn good.

Minyanville's My Money Valentine Package 8) The top three flower-exporting nations are:

A) Columbia, Ecuador, Netherlands
B) Israel, Kenya, Columbia
C) China, India, Russia

9)
Hershey's (HSY) annual revenue is _______ times greater than Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's (RMCF) annual take.

A) 12
B) 158
C) 385

10) In which nation does prominent marketing firm Hime & Company offer paid "heartache" leave for employees suffering the emotional strain of a recent breakup?

A) France
B) Japan
C) Italy

Answers:


Get more than eight out of ten right?

If so, you're a Casanova with a canny mastery of macroeconomic theory. Congratulations!

If not, you've been demoted to Don Juan status, albeit Don Juan with a questionable understanding of core financial principles.

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