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

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Princeton was building its faculty in what areas when John Forbes Nash, Jr. arrived in Chapter Three?**
**(a)** Psychology. **(b)** Mathematics and Physics. **(c)** Foreign languages. **(d)** Geology and Earth Sciences.

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

**3. John Forbes Nash, Jr. was born on what date?**
**(a)** November 25, 1935. **(b)** October 19, 1940. **(c)** June 13, 1928. **(d)** January 2, 1913.

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

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

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

**7. In game theory, what describes the situation when a player has available the same information to determine all of the possible games as would be available at the end of the game?**
**(a)** Perfect information. **(b)** Incontrovertable evidence. **(c)** Complete data. **(d)** Psychic information.

**8. Nash's first infatuation with a man was in summer of what year?**
**(a)** 1952. **(b)** 1957. **(c)** 1945. **(d)** 1941.

**9. 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.

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

**11. Where was John von Neumann born?**
**(a)** Budapest. **(b)** London. **(c)** Los Angeles. **(d)** Cairo.

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

**13. Between the ages of twenty-four and twenty-nine, Nash had how many children?**
**(a)** Three. **(b)** Four. **(c)** One. **(d)** Two.

**14. John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s thesis for Princeton became known as what, as described in Chapter Ten?**
**(a)** The continuum hypothesis. **(b)** A zero-sum game. **(c)** Nash equilibrium. **(d)** Game theory.

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Nash drove across country with his sister Martha and who during his second summer at RAND?

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

**3.** John Forbes Nash, Jr. became interested in mathematics in his youth while reading what book?

**4.** Where is MIT located?

**5.** When was Joseph McCarthy born?

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