# The Number Pi Trivia Quiz

### This is a quiz on the number pi.

A multiple-choice quiz by ratboy131. Estimated time: 3 mins.

Author
ratboy131
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
100,030
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
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1. Pi is a(n): Hint

infigurative number
mixed fraction
irrational number
rational number

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2. Pi is the ratio of a circle's: Hint

diameter to area
circumference to diameter

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3. On what day is Pi Day celebrated? Hint

June 22nd
January 7th
November 9th
March 14th

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4. Pi= 3.1415_26535...what digit belongs in the blank?

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5. Pi is a letter from which language? Hint

Greek
Spanish
Roman
German

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6. In the first 100,000 digits of pi, which number occurs most frequently? Hint

3
2
1
0

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7. Now, in pi's first 100,000 digits, which number occurs least frequently? Hint

9
7
8
6

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8. On February 18, 1995, pi was memorized and recited to how many digits? Hint

4,219, 500
4,219
42,195
421, 950

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9. The Egyptians were the first to find a value for pi.

True
False

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10. The book "The Joy of Pi" was written by who? Hint

Joe Flanagor
David Blatner
Will Ryan
James Williams

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Pi is a(n):

An irrational number is a number that goes on forever with no pattern.
2. Pi is the ratio of a circle's:

When you try to divide a circle's circumference by its diameter, you should find pi.
3. On what day is Pi Day celebrated?

March 14th is Pi Day, and if you noticed, in the U.S., the date of Pi Day would be written 3-14, with 3.14 being pi's approximate value. In other parts of the world, July 22 -- 22/7 -- is another popular choice for Pi Day.
4. Pi= 3.1415_26535...what digit belongs in the blank?

3.14159265358979323846...
5. Pi is a letter from which language?

Pi is a Greek letter along with others like alpha, beta, and omega.
6. In the first 100,000 digits of pi, which number occurs most frequently?

The number one occurs 10,137 times in pi's first 100,000 digits.
7. Now, in pi's first 100,000 digits, which number occurs least frequently?

This occurs 9,902 times in pi, very close to the second least number in frequency, 2, which occurs 9,908 times.
8. On February 18, 1995, pi was memorized and recited to how many digits?

This record was achieved by Hiroyuki Goto of Tokyo, Japan.
9. The Egyptians were the first to find a value for pi.

The Babylonians were the first.
10. The book "The Joy of Pi" was written by who?

This book is about everything about pi, including its history and the first one million digits. Thanks for taking my quiz!
Source: Author ratboy131

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