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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. What was proved correct in Ramanujan's work from this time?**
**(a)** His conclusions. **(b)** His proofs. **(c)** His theorems. **(d)** His assumptions.

**2. How was Ramanujan treated on his return?**
**(a)** As an outcast. **(b)** As a celebrity. **(c)** As an exile. **(d)** As an untouchable.

**3. What did Hardy decide after conferring with John Littlewood?**
**(a)** That Ramanujan was a small thinker. **(b)** That Ramanujan was dangerous. **(c)** That Ramanujan was a genius. **(d)** That Ramanujan was unstable.

**4. How did Ramanujan spend all his time on returning to India?**
**(a)** With his wife. **(b)** At the school where he taught. **(c)** With his parents. **(d)** On math.

**5. What did NOT contribute to Ramanujan's discomfort during the sea voyage to England?**
**(a)** The temperatures. **(b)** Homesickness. **(c)** The strangers. **(d)** Seasickness.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Who learned of Ramanujan's arrival by the newspapers?

**2.** What did Ramanujan's Master Theorem attempt to do?

**3.** What did Ramanujan work out in his research on constants?

**4.** How does Kanigel describe Ramanujan's dress?

**5.** Who is NOT included in the list of people who have benefited from Ramanujan's work, in Kanigel's account?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** What accolades did Ramanujan receive for his work?

**2.** What was the conflict between Ramanujan's family and his wife?

**3.** What has been the impact of Ramanujan's work?

**4.** What did Ramanujan write to Hardy?

**5.** Ramanujan kept extensive notes of his thinking. What was in Ramanujan's notebooks, and how much of his work was valuable, according to Kanigel?

**6.** What was Ramanujan's relationship with Cambridge after he left for India?

**7.** How much did Ramanujan's bride share in his mathematical life?

**8.** What problems did Ramanujan have on account of his Indian cultural practices?

**9.** What problem kept Ramanujan from coming to England, as Hardy hoped he would?

**10.** What did Hardy do with Ramanujan's letter?

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