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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Alicia's family first settle after coming to America?
(a) Charleston, South Carolina.
(b) Biloxi, Mississippi.
(c) Seattle, Washington.
(d) Boston, Massachusetts.

2. Luxembourg is bordered by Belgium, France, and what country?
(a) Greenland.
(b) Spain.
(c) Poland.
(d) Germany.

3. Where did the Nash's move after Paris in Chapter Thirty-Eight?
(a) Oslo, Norway.
(b) London, England.
(c) Geneva, Switzerland.
(d) Rejkavic, Iceland.

4. Where did Alicia take a job in New York after returning to the U.S. in Chapter Thirty-Nine?
(a) RCA.
(b) MIA.
(c) FBI.
(d) JVC.

5. Where in New York did John Forbes Nash, Jr. rent an apartment in Chapter Twenty-Nine?
(a) The Upper East Side.
(b) Brooklyn.
(c) SoHo.
(d) Greenwich Village.

6. How old was John Forbes Nash, Jr. in Chapter Thirty-One?
(a) 37.
(b) 30.
(c) 26.
(d) 45.

7. When was Paul Cohen born?
(a) 1938.
(b) 1917.
(c) 1934.
(d) 1947.

8. When was Jürgen Moser born?
(a) 1904.
(b) 1899.
(c) 1928.
(d) 1919.

9. What is the name of the son John Forbes Nash, Jr. had with Alicia Nash?
(a) Henry Nicolaus Nash.
(b) John Charles Martin Nash .
(c) Robert Theodore Nash.
(d) Elliot Daniel Nash.

10. When was Peter Sarnak born?
(a) 1953.
(b) 1947.
(c) 1961.
(d) 1956.

11. Alicia found employment as what in Chapter Thirty-One?
(a) An aerospace engineer.
(b) A calculus professor.
(c) A psychologist.
(d) A physics researcher.

12. 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.

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

14. Nash received an honorary degree, Doctor of Science and Technology from what institution in 1999?
(a) Carnegie Mellon University.
(b) Princeton University.
(c) The University of Chicago.
(d) Harvard University.

15. What poet was also a patient at the institution where Nash was held in Chapter Thirty-Six?
(a) Albert Tucker.
(b) Harlow Shapley.
(c) Norman Steenrod.
(d) Robert Lowell.

Short Answer Questions

1. What year was it in Chapter Forty-Four?

2. The Nobel Prize was established in what year?

3. Where did Alicia go to visit a cousin of hers in Chapter Thirty-Eight?

4. In Chapter Forty-Nine, the United States government was holding an auction of what?

5. Nash won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work in what area?

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