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No, HQ Trivia Players, the Yen Is NOT the Official Currency of China

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HQ Trivia's ad on Super Bowl

The minds behind HQ Trivia just learned that when they want to truly stump their smartphone audience, they need only turn to the currency market.

In the Thursday night edition of the daily interactive game-show app, an early question asked the 857,623 contestants remaining: “What is the official currency of China?” For denizens of Wall Street, it’s an easy answer. For the droves of millennials and non-finance types participating -- not so much.