Blue Webster
Blue Webster voted up Smiley Crankenhoof's answer

I would choose to base a monetary system on chickens, because a chicken represents one good meal for a small family. My cash would have chickens printed on it.

Blue Webster
Blue Webster voted up HappyTwo BeHereTwo's answer

Sounds like homework, so I'll just discuss and let you choose.  Follow the "Hint" and review:

Apples and pigs are difficult to store.  The apples will rot, and pigs require feed and cleanup.  However, they meet the basic need of food.

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