Dutch national exam quizzes high school students on Bitcoin math

May 15, 2018 Neer Varshney


Cryptocurrencies have found a ton of admirers recently, but guess who isn’t loving them right now — Dutch high school students. This year’s VWO examination – a matriculation test high school students are required to take to be eligible to pursue university education in the Netherlands – featured an unorthodox theme: Bitcoin. The students were provided a description for Bitcoin and how the cryptocurrency is mined: Bitcoin is a digital currency that only exists online. It exists since January 1, 2009 and can be used to pay at online stores or for other online services. Bitcoin is not issued by…

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