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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. What was Eleanor's profession when she met John Forbes Nash, Jr. in Chapter Twenty-Three?**
**(a)** Nurse. **(b)** Waitress. **(c)** Librarian. **(d)** Actress.

**2. Who was Lloyd Shapley's father?**
**(a)** John David Shapley. **(b)** Norman Shapley. **(c)** Harlow Shapley. **(d)** Mark Shapley.

**3. In Chapter Twenty, Nash antagonized a colleague named what?**
**(a)** Warren Ambrose. **(b)** Norman Steenrod. **(c)** Solomon Lefschetz. **(d)** Jack Bricker.

**4. What is a situation in which no player can improve his situation in game theory?**
**(a)** Stalemate. **(b)** A zero-sum game. **(c)** End game. **(d)** Equilibrium.

**5. John Forbes Nash, Jr. became interested in mathematics at what age?**
**(a)** 8. **(b)** 13. **(c)** 6. **(d)** 23.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Between the ages of twenty-four and twenty-nine, Nash had relationships with how many men?

**2.** In Chapter Ten, Nash developed an equilibrium point that could apply to more than two people and wasn't necessarily what?

**3.** How many pages was John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s thesis in Chapter Ten?

**4.** Nash's theorem in Chapter Fifteen basically said that it is possible for every manifold to find a part that corresponds to what?

**5.** Nash invented a game of strategy at Princeton and what fellow student made the board for the game?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** What became of the meeting between John Forbes Nash, Jr. and John von Neumann in Chapter Ten?

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

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

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

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

**6.** How is Nash's relationship with Jack Bricker described in Chapter Twenty-Four?

**7.** How was John Forbes Nash, Jr. described as a child in Chapter One? When did he develop an interest in mathematics?

**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.** How does the author describe John von Neumann in Chapter Seven?

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