Volume 5, Issue 2 | February-March 2018 ISSN: 2395-2547

Grey Matters

Mathematics Awards
- Manas Pratim Kashyap

Ques 1:

 The David Hilbert Award has been awarded to outstanding mathematicians since 1991. However, in 1991, the criterion for awarding it to three individuals was special. What was it?



Ques 2:

Which twentieth century mathematician is considered to have had the most number of collaborations with any mathematician in history, has over 1500 articles and books and has an award named after him?


Ques 3:

Maryam Mirzakhani won the Fields Medal in 2014 and died in 2017. What feat did she acheieve?


Ques 4:

Which is the highest honor to be given to any undergraduate in the field of mathematics?


Ques 5:

 Which award instituted in 1979 is awarded to recognize works in the field of discrete mathematics?


Ques 6:

The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize is awarded to a young mathematician who has done exceptional works in the areas of Ramanujan’s works. What is the age limit set for the prize?


Ques 7:

Where was the Chern Medal first awarded?


Ques 8:

Mark Zuckerberg is one of the founders of this prize awarded in the field of mathematics, life sciences and physics. Which one?




Ques 9:

Name the award which is critically considered to be equivalent to the Fields Medal, and was actually supposed to be instituted during 1902 when the Nobel Prizes were first started?



Ques 10:

Which mathematician is a monk at the Ramakrishna Mission’s headquarters in Belur Math, and has won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize?



Manas Pratim Kashyap is pursuing B.Tech in Civil Engineering at Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar. He takes pleasure in drawing, quizzing, and cricket and is an ardent MUFC fan.
email: manaspkashyap@gmail.com