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ACC 121 CGAT Paper (Held in Aug 2019)

Option 1 : Shakunthala Devi

The correct answer is __ Shakuntala Devi__.

__Key Points__

**Shakuntala Devi****She was born in Bangalore, was born on the 4th of November, 1929.**- At the age of three, she played cards with her father and it was discovered by the family that she was special while remembering numbers.
- By the age of five, she became an expert in resolving mathematical queries.
**Ms. Devi showcased her mathematical gifts around the globe, at multiple colleges, several theaters, and even on radio as well as television.****In the year 1977, she visited the Southern Methodist University located in Dallas.**- She extracted the twenty-third root of a number having two-hundred-and-one digits.
- The time she took was miraculously insane- 50 seconds only.
- On the other hand, the Univac supercomputer took sixty-two seconds in solving the same problem.
**She beat computers in mathematical wizardry. Hence, Option 1 is correct.****She is popularly known as the Human-Computer.**

__Additional Information__

**Raja Ramanna**- He was an Indian physicist who is best known for his role in India's nuclear program during its early stages.
- Having joined the nuclear program in 1964, Ramanna worked under Homi Jehangir Bhabha and later became the director of this program in 1967.

**Srinivasa Ramanujan**- He was an Indian mathematician who lived during the British Rule in India.
- Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematics.