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

## Multiple Choice Questions

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

**2. John Forbes Nash, Jr. arrived at Princeton in what month?**
**(a)** September. **(b)** August. **(c)** May. **(d)** December.

**3. What refers to a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas?**
**(a)** Manymath. **(b)** Polymath. **(c)** Varymath. **(d)** Multimath.

**4. What is the name of the child John Forbes Nash, Jr. had with Eleanor in Chapter Twenty-Three?**
**(a)** Robert Lewis Stier. **(b)** John David Stier. **(c)** Thomas Abraham Nash. **(d)** Michael Jacob Nash.

**5. John Forbes Nash, Jr. became interested in mathematics at what age?**
**(a)** 6. **(b)** 13. **(c)** 8. **(d)** 23.

**6. Kriegspiel is German for what?**
**(a)** War game. **(b)** Sausage. **(c)** Automobile. **(d)** Barking dog.

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

**8. Kriegspiel refers to a chess variant invented by whom in 1899?**
**(a)** Georg von Rassewitz. **(b)** Albert Einstein. **(c)** Lloyd Shapley. **(d)** Henry Michael Temple.

**9. Where did Nash, his sister and friend rent a small apartment during Nash's second summer at RAND?**
**(a)** Las Vegas. **(b)** Phoenix. **(c)** San Francisco. **(d)** Santa Barbara.

**10. In Chapter Ten, Nash developed an equilibrium point that could apply to more than two people and wasn't necessarily what?**
**(a)** A game that could be lost. **(b)** Mathematically accurate. **(c)** A zero-sum game. **(d)** A winnable game.

**11. What is a situation in which no player can improve his situation in game theory?**
**(a)** A zero-sum game. **(b)** Stalemate. **(c)** Equilibrium. **(d)** End game.

**12. How old was John Forbes Nash, Jr. when he arrived at Princeton in Chapter Three?**
**(a)** Twenty. **(b)** Seventeen. **(c)** Thirty. **(d)** Nineteen.

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

**14. What was Eleanor's profession when she met John Forbes Nash, Jr. in Chapter Twenty-Three?**
**(a)** Librarian. **(b)** Waitress. **(c)** Nurse. **(d)** Actress.

**15. Chapter Twenty-Four discusses Nash's friendship with what MIT graduate student?**
**(a)** Robert Lowell. **(b)** Reinhard Selten. **(c)** John Milnor. **(d)** Jack Bricker.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Who did Nash ask to be his thesis advisor in Chapter Ten?

**2.** What is the last name of Eleanor, the woman with whom Nash had an affair in Chapter Twenty-Three?

**3.** In Chapter Fifteen, Nash began to study the area of what?

**4.** John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s relationship with Eleanor lasted until what year?

**5.** Where was Lloyd Shapley from?

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