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- 1. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptPi Day is celebrated on March 14. (which was chosen because it resembles 3.14) What time does the official celebration begin?3:14 PM7:22 PM1:59 PM5:18 PM
- 2. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptWho did the first proof to find the number pi?ArchimedesPythagorusSocratesBoyle
- 3. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptWhat does the Massachusetts Institute of Technology do on Pi Day?Pi BeePie baking ContestPie eating competitionMails its acceptance letters
- 4. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptThe symbol for pi was introduced in the last _____ years.100200300400
- 5. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptAmong the digits of Ï€ 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?7208
- 6. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptWho, in 1706, first gave the Greek letter "Ï€" its current mathematical definition?Isaac NewtonWilliam JonesNapoleon BonaparteArchimedes
- 7. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptWho was the first group to find a value for Ï€?EgyptiansBabyloniansRomansGreeks
- 8. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptHow many hours did it take a supercomputer to calculate pi to 51.5 billion digits, in 1997?78329124
- 9. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptWho adopted Ï€ as the symbol for pi?EulerEinsteinDescartesFibonacci
- 10. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptPeople tried for centuries to "square the circle". What were they trying to do?Construct a square to perfectly circumscribe a circleConstruct a square of equal area to a given circleMultiply a circle by itselffit a round peg in square hole
- 11. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptWhat is the "formal" definition of pi?22/73.1415926the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameterthe surface area of a sphere of diameter 22/7
- 12. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptWhat are the first 8 digits of Pi?3.14159263.14268703.13012693.2045761
- 13. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptHow many digits are in pi?10 trillion5 billioninfinitea lot
- 14. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptWhat portion of Americans admit to having eaten an entire pie by themselves?1 in 21 in 51 in 101 in 19
- 15. Multiple-choice30 seconds1 ptOn The Simpsons, what type of pie lures Homer into a rope trap?Pumpkin PieApple PieDonut PieFloor Pie