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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. How old was the wife Ramanujan's parents found?**
**(a)** 15. **(b)** 9. **(c)** 13. **(d)** 11.

**2. Where was Ramanujan's college located?**
**(a)** A small town. **(b)** Madras. **(c)** Cambridge. **(d)** Delhi.

**3. Where did Ramanujan publish his first journal article?**
**(a)** An English mathematics journal. **(b)** An American mathematics journal. **(c)** An Italian mathematics journal. **(d)** An Indian mathematics journal.

**4. Why did Ramanujan leave school?**
**(a)** He was expelled. **(b)** He completed the coursework. **(c)** He got sick. **(d)** His family could not afford it without the scholarship.

**5. Who comprised the Apostles?**
**(a)** Practicing artists. **(b)** Religious leaders. **(c)** Mathematicians. **(d)** Undergrads.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What was G. H. Hardy's status in Britain?

**2.** What did Ramanujan attend at Pachaiyappas College?

**3.** What did Hardy dislike about his secondary education?

**4.** Where did graduates from Hardy's secondary school typically go to college?

**5.** How does Kanigel describe Hardy?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** What problems in Ramanujan's thinking came from his use of 'A Synopsis of Elementary Results in Pure and Applied Mathematics'?

**2.** How did Ramanujan's interest change as he grew up?

**3.** What was the subject of the challenge Ramanujan set and then resolved in his first paper?

**4.** What practices did Ramanujan follow as a result of his religion?

**5.** What was the Bloomsbury Group?

**6.** What happened after Ramanujan left Pachaiyappas College?

**7.** How did Ramanujan's temperament reveal itself when he was a child?

**8.** How did Ramanujan go about looking for work?

**9.** What was Hardy's experience at Trinity College, Cambridge?

**10.** What led to Ramanujan getting married?

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