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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 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.

**2. What is the name of the child John Forbes Nash, Jr. had with Eleanor in Chapter Twenty-Three?**
**(a)** Thomas Abraham Nash. **(b)** Michael Jacob Nash. **(c)** John David Stier. **(d)** Robert Lewis Stier.

**3. When was John von Neumann born?**
**(a)** 1906. **(b)** 1875. **(c)** 1888. **(d)** 1903.

**4. Between the ages of twenty-four and twenty-nine, Nash had how many children?**
**(a)** Three. **(b)** Two. **(c)** Four. **(d)** One.

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Where was Lloyd Shapley from?

**2.** John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s relationship with Eleanor lasted until what year?

**3.** RAND Corporation first formed to offer research and analysis to the United States armed forces by what American aerospace manufacturer?

**4.** What year was it when Nash chose who he wanted to be his thesis advisor in Chapter Ten?

**5.** What profession did John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s mother hold before she married?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** What paper does the author describe that Nash wrote in Chapter Nine? What did the paper examine?

**2.** What work did Nash do during his second summer at RAND in Chapter Eighteen? With whom did he work?

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

**4.** Where did Nash meet Eleanor? How is their relationship described in Chapter Twenty-Three?

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

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

**7.** What is related regarding game theory in Chapter Eight? What important book changed the way that game theory was perceived?

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

**9.** How was Nash perceived by faculty and his peers at Princeton in Chapter Five?

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

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