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

## Multiple Choice Questions

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

**2. Between the ages of twenty-four and twenty-nine, Nash had relationships with how many men?**
**(a)** Three. **(b)** Two. **(c)** Eight. **(d)** Zero.

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

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

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

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

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

**8. 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 Ford Foundation. **(d)** The International Mathematical Union.

**9. John Forbes Nash, Jr. became interested in mathematics in his youth while reading what book?**
**(a)** The Power of Equations. **(b)** The Math Wizard. **(c)** The Geometry of Humankind. **(d)** Men of Mathematics.

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

**11. What is the last name of Eleanor, the woman with whom Nash had an affair in Chapter Twenty-Three?**
**(a)** Flexner. **(b)** Morgenstern. **(c)** Stier. **(d)** Harsanyi.

**12. According to the Prologue, John Forbes Nash, Jr. became well known as a mathematician in what year?**
**(a)** 1955. **(b)** 1937. **(c)** 1948. **(d)** 1964.

**13. Where did Nash's sister find a job during Nash's second summer at RAND in Chapter Eighteen?**
**(a)** A dentist's office. **(b)** A bakery. **(c)** A library. **(d)** A movie theatre.

**14. Nash invented a game of strategy at Princeton and what fellow student made the board for the game?**
**(a)** Warren Ambrose. **(b)** Lloyd Shapley. **(c)** Oskar Morgenstern. **(d)** David Gale.

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** During his first semester at Princeton, Nash would arrange his morning walk so he could see whom taking his morning walk?

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

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

**4.** In Chapter Ten, Nash developed an equilibrium point that could apply to more than two people and wasn't necessarily what?

**5.** How much younger was John Forbes Nash, Jr. than his mistress Eleanor?

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