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

## Multiple Choice Questions

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

**2. When did Joseph McCarthy die?**
**(a)** 1963. **(b)** 1945. **(c)** 1957. **(d)** 1971.

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

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

**5. What year was it when Nash chose who he wanted to be his thesis advisor in Chapter Ten?**
**(a)** 1942. **(b)** 1958. **(c)** 1949. **(d)** 1953.

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

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

**8. What was the name of John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s mother?**
**(a)** Betsy. **(b)** Cynthia. **(c)** Rebecca. **(d)** Margaret.

**9. When was Joseph McCarthy born?**
**(a)** 1908. **(b)** 1892. **(c)** 1916. **(d)** 1875.

**10. Nash presented a talk on his work at the International Congress of Mathematics when in Chapter Fifteen?**
**(a)** April, 1952. **(b)** December, 1949. **(c)** September, 1950. **(d)** March, 1953.

**11. John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s relationship with Eleanor lasted until what year?**
**(a)** 1956. **(b)** 1954. **(c)** 1957. **(d)** 1960.

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

**13. Where was Albert Tucker when Nash mailed the first draft of his thesis to him in Chapter Ten?**
**(a)** Alaska. **(b)** Maine. **(c)** Hawaii. **(d)** California.

**14. The one requirement at Princeton in the mathematics department when Nash attended in Chapter Four was that the students attend what daily?**
**(a)** Church services. **(b)** McAnderson's lecture. **(c)** Student meetings. **(d)** A faculty tea.

**15. 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)** Psychic information. **(d)** Complete data.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Chapter Eleven describes Nash's friendship with Lloyd Shapley which began in what year?

**2.** How many pages was John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s thesis in Chapter Ten?

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

**4.** When did John von Neumann die?

**5.** Nash's theorem in Chapter Fifteen basically said that it is possible for every manifold to find a part that corresponds to what?

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