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. What 1768 proof about pi is the German mathematician Johann Lambert famous for?

2. At which decimal of pi does the earliest occurrence of the string 999999 begin?

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

4. In 1949, a digital computer was first used to calculate pi. To how many decimal places was this computer, ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Intergrator and Computer), able to find pi (it took 70 hours)?

5. Who, in 1882, proved the transcendence of pi?