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

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

3. On what date did Nash and Alicia arrive in London in Chapter Thirty-Eight?
(a) June 27, 1958.
(b) July 18, 1959.
(c) August 4, 1959.
(d) July 29, 1960.

4. In Chapter Thirty-Two, Nash looked for another project in which to become involved and decided to tackle the problem posed by what?
(a) The continuum hypothesis.
(b) Riemann's Hypothesis.
(c) Game theory.
(d) The Manhattan Project.

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

6. In Chapter Twenty-Seven, Nash realized that he needed to marry after the disastrous summer where?
(a) New York.
(b) Santa Monica.
(c) Sacramento.
(d) Paris.

7. In Chapter Forty-Eight, the announcement of Nash winning the Nobel Prize was made on what date?
(a) October 16, 1988.
(b) May 1, 1999.
(c) June 27, 1991.
(d) October 12, 1994.

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

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

10. What psychiatrist did Nash meet at a private psychiatric hospital near Princeton in Chapter Forty-Two?
(a) Howard Mele.
(b) Reinhard Selten.
(c) John Milnor.
(d) Pattison Esmiol.

11. To what private psychiatric hospital near Princeton was Nash committed in Chapter Forty-Two?
(a) The Carrier Clinic.
(b) The Peace Clinic.
(c) Trenton State Hospital.
(d) McLean Hospital.

12. In Chapter Thirty-Four, Nash's colleagues began to suspect that something was wrong when he talked about aliens from outer space communicating with him through what?
(a) Cups of coffee.
(b) The New York Times.
(c) Bars of soap.
(d) The Bible.

13. In Chapter Forty-Nine, the United States government was holding an auction of what?
(a) National parks.
(b) Gold mines.
(c) Used vehicles.
(d) Air waves.

14. The Nobel Prize was established in what year?
(a) 1842.
(b) 1895.
(c) 1924.
(d) 1953.

15. Where was Alicia Larde born?
(a) Quito.
(b) Rio de Janeiro.
(c) Mexico City.
(d) San Salvador.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year did John Forbes Nash, Jr. first ask out Alicia Larde?

2. Who met with Alicia and told her about her son and her relationship with Nash in Chapter Twenty-Seven?

3. Where did Alicia's family first settle after coming to America?

4. In what year was Nash committed to a private psychiatric hospital near Princeton in Chapter Forty-Two?

5. Where did Nash go upon returning to the United States in Chapter Thirty-Nine?

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