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

## Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

**4. How old was Nash when he began teaching at MIT?**
**(a)** 23. **(b)** 19. **(c)** 27. **(d)** 38.

**5. When did John von Neumann die?**
**(a)** 1941. **(b)** 1951. **(c)** 1957. **(d)** 1967.

**6. In Chapter Fifteen, Nash began to study the area of what?**
**(a)** Riemann's Hypothesis. **(b)** Manifolds. **(c)** Game theory. **(d)** The continuum hypothesis.

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

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

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

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

**11. On what date did John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s parents marry?**
**(a)** June 4, 1919. **(b)** September 6, 1924. **(c)** April 13, 1933. **(d)** May 28, 1927.

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

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

**14. RAND Corporation first formed to offer research and analysis to the United States armed forces by what American aerospace manufacturer?**
**(a)** Douglas Aircraft Company. **(b)** Cesna. **(c)** Boeing. **(d)** RCA.

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

## Short Answer Questions

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

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

**3.** What religion did John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s parents adopt?

**4.** Who was the professor to whom Nash was closest at Princeton?

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

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