Level 4 The Money Quiz


Complete the sentences. NB there are some extra money expressions here - look them up or ask in class if you need to.
1  I was so disappointed when I found my 'Ming' vase was
 absolutely priceless.
 cost an arm and a leg.
 worthless.
 cost next to nothing.
2  I'm usually completely _________ after Christmas
 broke
 bankrupt
 poor
 hand to mouth
3  Private schools in Hong Kong
 are dirt cheap.
 cost a fortune.
 cost next to nothing.
 paid over the odds.
4  We_______________ HK$ 50,000 to buy a new car.
 lent
 borrowed
 loan
 loaned
5  One of the ___________ of working for a bus company is that you get free travel.
 salaries
 packages
 perks
 bonus
6  Last weekend I _________________HK$ 5,000 on a slap-up meal for my friends.
 burned
 splashed
 blew
 skint
7  I'm saving my inheritance
 for a bad financial situation.
 for the rain.
 for a rainy day.
 for a rainy period.
8  Money
 talks!
 walks!
 speaks!
 flies!
9  Which of the following do you think is a popular English saying?
 In for a penny, in for a dollar.
 In for a penny, in for a pound.
 In for a penny, in for a good time.
 In for a penny, in for a fall.
10  Which of the following do you think is a popular English saying?
 Money grows on trees.
 Money falls from heaven.
 Money doesn't grow on trees.
 Money grows in the garden.