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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. John Forbes Nash, Jr. arrived at Princeton in what year, in Chapter Three?
2. John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s thesis for Princeton became known as what, as described in Chapter Ten?
(a) A zero-sum game.
(b) Game theory.
(c) The continuum hypothesis.
(d) Nash equilibrium.
3. Between the ages of twenty-four and twenty-nine, Nash had how many children?
4. What was the name of John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s mother?
5. 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 library.
(c) A bakery.
(d) A movie theatre.
6. How old was John Forbes Nash, Jr. when he arrived at Princeton in Chapter Three?
7. What refers to a research and development program, led by the United States with participation from the United Kingdom and Canada, that produced the first atomic bomb during World War II?
(a) Project Destruction.
(b) The Manhattan Project.
(c) Project Atomic.
(d) The Roswell Project.
8. Joseph McCarthy served as a Republican U.S. Senator from what state?
(a) New Mexico.
9. The first signs of John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s mental deterioration appeared in what year, according to the Prologue?
10. Chapter Eleven describes Nash's friendship with Lloyd Shapley which began in what year?
11. John Forbes Nash, Jr. was born on what date?
(a) October 19, 1940.
(b) November 25, 1935.
(c) June 13, 1928.
(d) January 2, 1913.
12. How much younger was John Forbes Nash, Jr. than his mistress Eleanor?
(a) Five years.
(b) Twenty-four years.
(c) Twelve years.
(d) Two years.
13. 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.
14. Where did John Forbes Nash, Jr. meet Eleanor in Chapter Twenty-Three?
(a) A library.
(b) A bus stop.
(c) A church mass.
(d) A Boston hospital.
15. What profession did John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s mother hold before she married?
(b) Bus driver.
Short Answer Questions
1. Between the ages of twenty-four and twenty-nine, Nash had relationships with how many men?
2. RAND was set up in what year as Project RAND?
3. What was Eleanor's profession when she met John Forbes Nash, Jr. in Chapter Twenty-Three?
4. Where was John von Neumann born?
5. Who did Nash ask to be his thesis advisor in Chapter Ten?
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