**February 29, 2012 is Leap Day!**

Last week, in honor of Leap Day on February 29th, I posted some Leap Year Trivia . . . because a day this special only comes around every 4 years! Check out the answers below to see how your Leap Day learning stacks up.

- How many days long is a leap year?
**ANSWER: 366 days!** - What year is the next leap year?
**ANSWER: 2016** - If you were born on February 29, on which day would you celebrate your birthday during a non-leap year when February only has 28 days?
**ANSWER: Feb. 28th or March 1st.**However, if you are getting your driver’s license for the first time, most states make you wait until March 1st! - If you were born in 2000, your actual age may be 12, but what is your leap year age?
**ANSWER: 3 because this is only the third leap year since 2000!!**Try telling your mom this the next time you don’t want to do your homework. “But mom, I’m only 3 years old. I shouldn’t have to do homework!” - The chance of being born on a leap day are:

A. 1 out of 24 B. 1 out of 99 C. 1 out of 1,461 D. 1 out of 1 million**ANSWER: 1 out of 1,461** - People born on leap days are called:

A. Leapfrogs B. Weirdos C. Leaplings D. Leap-Lips**ANSWER: Leaplings** - Which famous ancient Roman ruler introduced the first leap day back in 45 BCE?
**ANSWER: Julius Caesar**

Do you do anything special to celebrate Leap Day? Drop a line in the Comments below. And enjoy this February 29th. It will not be back around again for 1,460 more days!

— Ratha, STACKS Writer

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There’s a boy in my school whose birthday is on Feb. 29! I think he’s only, like, 2……

P.S. There’s about 1,000 or more kids at my school!

I can recite pi. 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841951

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