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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Where did Nash, his sister and friend rent a small apartment during Nash's second summer at RAND?**
**(a)** Las Vegas. **(b)** Santa Barbara. **(c)** Phoenix. **(d)** San Francisco.

**2. Who did Nash ask to be his thesis advisor in Chapter Ten?**
**(a)** Albert Tucker. **(b)** Henry Michael Temple. **(c)** Lloyd Shapley. **(d)** Norman Steenrod.

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

**4. The one requirement at Princeton in the mathematics department when Nash attended in Chapter Four was that the students attend what daily?**
**(a)** A faculty tea. **(b)** McAnderson's lecture. **(c)** Church services. **(d)** Student meetings.

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** On what date did Eleanor give birth to Nash's son in Chapter Twenty-Three?

**2.** Kriegspiel refers to a chess variant based upon the original "Kriegsspiel" developed by whom?

**3.** The first signs of John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s mental deterioration appeared in what year, according to the Prologue?

**4.** Where did John Forbes Nash, Jr. take mathematics classes while in high school?

**5.** John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s maternal grandfather held what profession?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** When was Nash's first son born? How did Nash respond to his son's birth in Chapter Twenty-Three?

**2.** What does the author write about Nash's involvement with games in Chapter Six?

**3.** Why did Nash worry about the onset of the Korean War in Chapter Fourteen? What actions did he take?

**4.** Why did Nash refuse a permanent position at RAND in Chapter Fourteen? Where did he go instead?

**5.** How is Nash's thesis for Princeton described in Chapter Ten? What significance did it have?

**6.** Where did Nash move in Chapter Sixteen? What job did he take and with whom did he work?

**7.** Who accompanied Nash in his second summer at RAND in Chapter Eighteen? Where did he live?

**8.** How old was Nash when he arrived at Princeton? What year was it? In what areas was Princeton building its faculty at this time?

**9.** What led to Nash's theorem on manifolds in Chapter Twenty? What was the theory known as?

**10.** To what faculty members was Nash most closely associated at Princeton, as described by the author in Chapter Five?

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