The Pi Trivia Game

by Eve Andersson


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Finally this is your chance to pay tribute to the magnificent transcendental number that we have all grown to love! Here are 25 questions (given to you 5 at a time), picked randomly from my pi question database. Get ready for the thrill of your lifetime, the ultimate challenge, The Pi Trivia Game!

1. Which of the following binary numbers is closest in value to pi:

2. Who, in 1706, first gave the Greek letter "pi" its current mathematical definition?

3. Which of the following is NOT equal to pi?

4. Which of the following fractions most closely approximates pi?

5. In 1897 a state House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill setting pi equal to 16/(sqrt 3), which approximately equals 9.2376. In which state of the United States did this occur?