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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. How much younger was John Forbes Nash, Jr. than his mistress Eleanor?**
**(a)** Two years. **(b)** Five years. **(c)** Twenty-four years. **(d)** Twelve years.

**2. Who co-authored The Theory of Games and Economic Behavior with John von Neumann?**
**(a)** Norman Steenrod. **(b)** Albert Einstein. **(c)** Oskar Morgenstern. **(d)** Solomon Lefschetz.

**3. Where did John Forbes Nash, Jr. take mathematics classes while in high school?**
**(a)** The University of Chicago. **(b)** The Carnegie Institute of Technology. **(c)** Bluefield College. **(d)** MIT.

**4. In Chapter Fourteen, Nash returned to Princeton to teach what while looking for a full-time position?**
**(a)** Geometry. **(b)** Algebra. **(c)** Physics. **(d)** Calculus.

**5. Joseph McCarthy served as a Republican U.S. Senator from what state?**
**(a)** New Mexico. **(b)** Ohio. **(c)** Louisiana. **(d)** Wisconsin.

**6. John Forbes Nash, Jr. arrived at Princeton in what year, in Chapter Three?**
**(a)** 1941. **(b)** 1948. **(c)** 1952. **(d)** 1955.

**7. Where was John Forbes Nash, Jr. born?**
**(a)** Sierra City, California. **(b)** Tacoma, Washington. **(c)** Bluefield, West Virginia. **(d)** Chicago, Illinois.

**8. Nash met with von Neumann to discuss his ideas regarding what in Chapter Ten?**
**(a)** Riemann's Hypothesis. **(b)** Game theory. **(c)** Manifolds. **(d)** The continuum hypothesis.

**9. Nash's theorem in Chapter Fifteen basically said that it is possible for every manifold to find a part that corresponds to what?**
**(a)** The end object. **(b)** The original object. **(c)** A basic equation. **(d)** The Intermediate object.

**10. When was John von Neumann born?**
**(a)** 1906. **(b)** 1888. **(c)** 1903. **(d)** 1875.

**11. In May 1948, Project RAND became an independent non-profit organization with initial capital from where?**
**(a)** The Carnegie Institute of Technology. **(b)** New York University. **(c)** The International Mathematical Union. **(d)** The Ford Foundation.

**12. Who was the professor to whom Nash was closest at Princeton?**
**(a)** Lloyd Shapley. **(b)** Norman Steenrod. **(c)** Oskar Morgenstern. **(d)** Warren Ambrose.

**13. Where was Lloyd Shapley from?**
**(a)** Miami, Florida. **(b)** Bangor, Maine. **(c)** St. Louis, Missouri. **(d)** Cambridge, Massachusetts.

**14. On what date did the Korean War begin?**
**(a)** June 25, 1950. **(b)** December 8, 1958. **(c)** September 22, 1942. **(d)** May 4, 1935.

**15. When was the Rockefeller Foundation established?**
**(a)** 1916. **(b)** 1907. **(c)** 1920. **(d)** 1913.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Where was Albert Tucker when Nash mailed the first draft of his thesis to him in Chapter Ten?

**2.** In Chapter Fourteen, Nash didn't immediately secure a deferment from the draft but he had a delay until what date?

**3.** Who was Lloyd Shapley's father?

**4.** John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s thesis for Princeton became known as what, as described in Chapter Ten?

**5.** RAND was set up in what year as Project RAND?

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