Pi—is a symbol in mathematics that is written as the Greek letter for p or π. The approximate value of this important symbol in mathematics is 3. 141592. Pi denotes the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Pi was found by Archimedes of Syracuse. It has its origin in ancient Babylonian civilization. How well aware are you about this magical number? Play this exciting quiz to test your knowledge about Pi. This Pi trivia quiz is best played with friends and family for more adventure! Learning made easy and fun!
Albert Einstein
William Jones
Attila the Hun
Archimedes
Napoleon Bonaparte
It is equal to the ratio of two integers
Its square root is imaginary
It cannot be expressed as an integer, or as a root or quotient of integers
It was Ralph Waldo Emerson’s favorite number.
The Rosetta Stone, approx. 200 BC
The Bible
An Egyptian papyrus scroll, written approx. 1650 BC by Ahmes the Scribe
Euclid’s Elements, written in the 3rd century BC
Construct a square that perfectly circumscribes (surrounds) a given circle
Determine the value of pi squared
Multiply a circle by itself
Use a straightedge and compass to construct a square exactly equal in area to a given circle
Alter a recipe intended for a round pan so that it would fit exactly into a square pan
Impossibilius Fittus
Morbus Cyclometricus
Repetitionatis Decimalus
Yes. The digits repeat themselves every 6,000,000 decimal places
No. Every periodic number is rational, but pi is irrational
Yes. Every infinitely long number repeats itself
Perhaps. Not enough digits of pi have been calculated to know yet
Its digits cannot be rationed out evenly
Nobody with sound judgement has anything to do with it
It is a real number, but can’t be expressed as a ratio of two integers
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2
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8
The surface area of a sphere of diameter 22/7
3.1415926
The radius of a circle
A delicious dessert
The ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter
2 ∏ feet
2 ∏ r feet, where r is the radius of the earth
∏ r ^2 feet