# Prime Pop Quiz: Know Your Primes? Take this quiz at: Boston Globe. 2011 is a Sexy Prime. Boston Globe. 2011 is a Sexy Prime. TheMathMom: Life is a puzzle.

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Prime Pop Quiz: Know Your Primes? Take this quiz at: Boston Globe. 2011 is a Sexy Prime. Boston Globe. 2011 is a Sexy Prime. TheMathMom: Life is a puzzle. Solve it with numbersLife is a puzzle. Solve it with numbers. Copyright TheMathMom.com1

Puzzle 1: Prime Olympics? True or False: Number of rings in the Olympic emblem is prime. Pick one: 1.True 2.False Copyright TheMathMom.com2

Puzzle 2: Leap Prime? True or False: A leap year cannot be a prime number year. Pick one: 1.True 2.False Copyright TheMathMom.com3

Puzzle 3: Infiltrator. Which of the following four numbers is not a prime? Pick one: 1.1 2.37 3.911 4.991 Copyright TheMathMom.com4

Puzzle 4: What are primes? Which one of the following is a correct definition of a prime number: 1.Odd number ending with 1, 3, 5, or 7. 2.Any number present in the multiplication table. Multiplication table is a base of all the numbers. 3.Number that can be divided by only two distinct whole- number divisors. 4.Number that looks the same left-to-right and right-to-left. Copyright TheMathMom.com5

Puzzle 5: Prime flowers? True or False: Number of petals in any flower is always prime. 1.True 2.False Copyright TheMathMom.com6

Puzzle 6: Even primes? No even number is prime because all even numbers are divisible by 2. Pick one: 1.True 2.False Copyright TheMathMom.com7

Puzzle 7: Math Magic. True or False: This trick can only be done in the prime year such as 2011: Take the age you are turning this year, add the last two digits of the year you were born and get a number that ends with 11 or 111. Is it: 1.True 2.False Copyright TheMathMom.com8

Puzzle 8: Prime Senate? Number of Democrats in the US Senate is a prime number as well as the number of Republicans in the US Senate. Is this statement: 1.True 2.False Copyright TheMathMom.com9

Puzzle 9: Prime 108. True or false: Famous Prime 108 restaurant in Nashville, TN located in the Union Station is named after prime number 108 that is the number of entries on their menu. Pick one: 1.True 2.False Copyright TheMathMom.com10

Puzzle 10: True or false: True or false: Current year is very special. It is prime in Gregorian calendar – year 2011; prime in Islamic calendar – year 1432. And prime in the Hebrew calendar – 5771. Is it: 1.True 2.False Copyright TheMathMom.com11