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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. When did the Tripos take place?**
**(a)** After a student's first year. **(b)** After a student's third year. **(c)** After a student's second year. **(d)** After a student's last year.

**2. What does Kanigel say 'A Synopsis of Elementary Results in Pure and Applied Mathematics' is lacking?**
**(a)** Proofs. **(b)** Formulas. **(c)** An answer key. **(d)** Translations.

**3. Which person was NOT in the Bloomsbury Group?**
**(a)** G.E. Moore. **(b)** Virginia Woolf. **(c)** James Joyce. **(d)** John Maynard Keynes.

**4. When did Ramanujan publish his first journal article?**
**(a)** 1913. **(b)** 1920. **(c)** 1915. **(d)** 1911.

**5. How does Kanigel describe the seriousness of Ramanujan's condition?**
**(a)** Debilitating. **(b)** Not life-threatening but uncomfortable. **(c)** Life-threatening. **(d)** Crippling.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What did Ramanujan's parents do in response to their impatience?

**2.** When was Ramanujan born?

**3.** What was Ramanujan's college's nickname?

**4.** Who was Komalatammal?

**5.** Where did Hardy attend college?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** Describe the importance of 'A Synopsis of Elementary Results in Pure and Applied Mathematics' in Ramanujan's life.

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

**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.** Describe Ramanujan's place of birth.

**6.** Describe Ramanujan's experience at Kumbakonam's Government College.

**7.** How did Hardy explain the value of math to his family?

**8.** How was it that Ramanujan would solve math problems without seeing the logic that dictated the development and solutions to problems?

**9.** Describe Ramanujan's wedding ceremony.

**10.** How was Ramanujan's health as a child?

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