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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. How many pages was John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s thesis in Chapter Ten?**
**(a)** 27. **(b)** 12. **(c)** 39. **(d)** 73.

**2. Chapter Twenty-Four discusses Nash's friendship with what MIT graduate student?**
**(a)** John Milnor. **(b)** Jack Bricker. **(c)** Reinhard Selten. **(d)** Robert Lowell.

**3. Nash's first infatuation with a man was in summer of what year?**
**(a)** 1941. **(b)** 1945. **(c)** 1952. **(d)** 1957.

**4. When was Lloyd Shapley born?**
**(a)** 1923. **(b)** 1905. **(c)** 1909. **(d)** 1914.

**5. John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s thesis for Princeton became known as what, as described in Chapter Ten?**
**(a)** A zero-sum game. **(b)** The continuum hypothesis. **(c)** Game theory. **(d)** Nash equilibrium.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Nash met with von Neumann to discuss his ideas regarding what in Chapter Ten?

**2.** Where did Nash's sister find a job during Nash's second summer at RAND in Chapter Eighteen?

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

**4.** Who did the Republic of Korea fight in the Korean War?

**5.** Who was Lloyd Shapley's father?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** Where did John Forbes Nash, Jr. grow up? How were Nash's parents described in Chapter One?

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

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

**4.** How is Nash's relationship to Lloyd Shapley described in Chapter Eleven?

**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.** What was John Forbes Nash, Jr.'s reputation in his second year of college, as described in Chapter Two? Where did he decide to go to graduate school?

**7.** When did Nash begin working for RAND? How did his work there influence his thinking?

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

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

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

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