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Sayings Quiz: Money 1

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1. A fool and his money are soon parted

"A fool and his money are soon parted" suggests that stupidity doesn't mix with
  1. fools
  2. money
  3. partners
more about this saying: A fool and his money are soon parted

2. A good payer is master of another's purse

The saying "A good payer is master of another's purse" recommends
  1. paying on time
  2. controlling your purse
  3. controlling other people's money

3. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise

"Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise" is a recommendation not to go to bed
  1. late
  2. early
  3. before getting up

4. Health is better than wealth

Someone who believes that "health is better than wealth" would probably prefer to be
  1. financially healthy and physically ill
  2. rich, with a heart condition
  3. poor, but in good shape physically
more about this saying: Health is better than wealth

5. Money doesn't grow on trees

A parent might tell a child "money doesn't grow on trees" when the child
  1. keeps asking for money and spends it carelessly
  2. asks where money comes from
  3. wants to plant a tree
more about this saying: Money doesn't grow on trees

6. Money is the root of all evil

"The love of money is the root of all evil" implies that all badness comes from
  1. love
  2. monetary greed
  3. money
more about this saying: Money is the root of all evil

7. Money makes money

If the idea that "money makes money" is true, rich people can use their money to
  1. help the poorer
  2. get richer
  3. mint money
more about this saying: Money makes money

8. Pay beforehand was never well served

If you believe the saying "Pay beforehand was never well served", you will always try to pay
  1. after a job is done
  2. when you sign the contract
  3. before a summons is served
more about this saying: Pay beforehand was never well served

9. The best things in life are free

"The best things in life are free" is a saying suggesting that
  1. the best thing of all is freedom
  2. money cannot buy life's best things
  3. you should help yourself to what you want
more about this saying: The best things in life are free

10. Where there's muck there's brass

"Where there's muck there's brass" suggests that rubbish can be used to create
  1. metal
  2. money
  3. methane gas
more about this saying: Where there's muck there's brass

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