Pi Day
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• Question 1
30 seconds
Q. How many 1s are in the first million decimal places of pi?
99758
98578
97857
96875
• Question 2
30 seconds
Q. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14.  (which was chosen because it resembles 3.14)  What time does the official celebration begin?
3:14 PM
7:22 PM
1:59 PM
5:18 PM
• Question 3
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Q. What famous scientist was born on Pi Day in 1879?
Archimedes
Einstein
Galileo
Newton
• Question 4
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Q. What letter is pi of the Greek alphabet?
10
12
14
16
• Question 5
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Q. Lu Chao of China set a world record by memorizing the most digits of pi.  How many digits did he memorize?
67,890
68,980
69,760
60,967
• Question 6
30 seconds
Q. Who did the first proof to find the number pi?
Archimedes
Pythagorus
Socrates
Boyle
• Question 7
30 seconds
Q. What shape did Archimedes use to find pi?
square
rectangle
triangle
pentagon
• Question 8
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Q. What does the Massachusetts Institute of Technology do on Pi Day?
Pi Bee
Pie baking Contest
Pie eating competition
mails its acceptance letters
• Question 9
30 seconds
Q. The symbol for pi was introduced in the last _____ years.
100
200
300
400
• Question 10
30 seconds
Q. What day does Europe celebrate Pi Day on?
March 14th
June 22nd
July 22nd
August 14th
• Question 11
30 seconds
Q. Are pi's digits periodic? In other words, do the digits ever repeat themselves in any pattern?
No, pi is irrational
Yes, every 6,000,000 decimal places
Yes, every infinitely long number repeats
Maybe, not enough digits of pi are known yet
• Question 12
30 seconds
Q. Among the digits of pi currently known, the concentration of each of the digits 0-9 are pretty close to equal. However, in the first 30 places of pi's decimal expansion, which digit is completely missing?
7
2
0
8
• Question 13
30 seconds
Q. Who, in 1706, first gave the Greek letter "pi" its current mathematical definition?
Isaac Newton
William Jones
Napoleon Bonaparte
Archimedes
• Question 14
30 seconds
Q. Who was the first group to find a value for pi?
Egyptians
Babylonians
Romans
Greeks
• Question 15
30 seconds
Q. What U.S. city has a zip code containing the first 5 digits of pi?
Savannah, Georgia
Salt Lake City, Utah
Frankfort, Kentucky
• Question 16
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Q. Which of the following is Pi NOT also referred to as?
Circular Constant
Archimedes' Constant
Einstein's Code
Ludolph's Number
• Question 17
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Q. How many hours did it take a supercomputer to calculate pi to 51.5 billion digits, in 1997?
78
3
29
124
• Question 18
30 seconds
Q. The first known celebration of Pi Day was organized by Larry Shaw in 1988 and took place in:
Boston, MA
New York City
San Francisco, CA
Chicago, IL
• Question 19
30 seconds
Q. Who adopted π as the symbol for pi?
Euler
Einstein
Descartes
Fibonacci
• Question 20
30 seconds
Q. What do you get when you divide the circumference of a Jack-o-Lantern by its diameter?