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

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Chapter Nineteen focuses on the McCarthy era in the spring of what year?**
**(a)** 1944. **(b)** 1948. **(c)** 1945. **(d)** 1953.

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

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

**4. RAND was set up in what year as Project RAND?**
**(a)** 1953. **(b)** 1946. **(c)** 1951. **(d)** 1939.

**5. 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 winnable game. **(d)** A zero-sum game.

**6. In Chapter Twenty, Nash was challenged to solve the problem of what?**
**(a)** The Manhattan Project. **(b)** Manifolds. **(c)** The Pythagoreon Theorum. **(d)** Game theory.

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

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

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

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

**11. RAND conducted experiments in games to see if the players did what, in Chapter Eighteen?**
**(a)** Acted unpredictably. **(b)** Would lose the game. **(c)** Could win the game. **(d)** Acted as they predicted.

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

**13. What profession did John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s mother hold before she married?**
**(a)** Bus driver. **(b)** Nurse. **(c)** Secretary. **(d)** Teacher.

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

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

## Short Answer Questions

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

**2.** What year was it when Nash chose who he wanted to be his thesis advisor in Chapter Ten?

**3.** 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?

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

**5.** Kriegspiel refers to a chess variant invented by whom in 1899?

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