A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994 Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Easy

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Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The institution Nash to which was involuntarily admitted in Chapter Thirty-Six was affiliated with what institution of higher education?
(a) New York University.
(b) Harvard Medical School.
(c) The University of Chicago.
(d) Princeton University.

2. The hospital where Nash was institutionalized in Chapter Thirty-Six received permission for a court to extend Nash's stay for an additional how many days?
(a) Seventy-seven.
(b) Forty.
(c) Seven.
(d) Twenty-one.

3. Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study was founded in what year?
(a) 1863.
(b) 1930.
(c) 1907.
(d) 1885.

4. Nash won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work in what area?
(a) The continuum hypothesis.
(b) Manifolds.
(c) Riemann's Hypothesis.
(d) Game theory.

5. Alicia took a job where in Chapter Thirty-Five?
(a) MIT.
(b) Brandeis University.
(c) Carnegie Mellon University.
(d) Princeton University.

6. Where did Alicia go to visit a cousin of hers in Chapter Thirty-Eight?
(a) Italy.
(b) New Zealand.
(c) Morocco.
(d) India.

7. Where was Nash committed in Chapter Forty?
(a) McLean Hospital.
(b) Trenton State Hospital.
(c) The Carrier Clinic.
(d) The Peace Clinic.

8. Where was Jürgen Moser born?
(a) Brazil.
(b) East Prussia.
(c) South Africa.
(d) Italy.

9. Who gave Nash a one year research appointment in Chapter Forty-Two?
(a) The University of Chicago.
(b) Brandeis University.
(c) Princeton University.
(d) Carnegie Mellon University.

10. In Chapter Forty-Three, Nash was back in Boston working where?
(a) The University of Chicago.
(b) Princeton University.
(c) Harvard University.
(d) Brandeis University.

11. In Chapter Thirty, Nash decided to return to MIT because of what?
(a) Tax advantages in Massachusetts.
(b) The cooler summer weather.
(c) The intelligence of the locals.
(d) Its proximity to the ocean.

12. Where did Alicia meet John Forbes Nash, Jr., after she had been a student of his in Chapter Twenty-Six?
(a) The Music Library.
(b) A hockey game.
(c) A play.
(d) A scientific conference.

13. In what year did Nash win the Leroy P. Steele Prize?
(a) 1989.
(b) 2003.
(c) 1999.
(d) 1995.

14. In what year was Nash committed to a private psychiatric hospital near Princeton in Chapter Forty-Two?
(a) 1969.
(b) 1963.
(c) 1959.
(d) 1965.

15. What month was it when Nash traveled to East Germany in Chapter Thirty-Eight?
(a) October.
(b) March.
(c) September.
(d) June.

Short Answer Questions

1. Luxembourg is bordered by Belgium, France, and what country?

2. Where did John Forbes Nash, Jr. marry Alicia Larde?

3. Studies indicate that people can recover from schizophrenia over a long number of years; Nash described it as emerging from what?

4. When was Peter Sarnak born?

5. What does IMU stand for?

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