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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. On what date did Eleanor give birth to Nash's son in Chapter Twenty-Three?**
**(a)** June 19, 1953. **(b)** November 4, 1955. **(c)** May 12, 1952. **(d)** October 31, 1951.

**2. Nash met with von Neumann to discuss his ideas regarding what in Chapter Ten?**
**(a)** Riemann's Hypothesis. **(b)** The continuum hypothesis. **(c)** Manifolds. **(d)** Game theory.

**3. John Forbes Nash, Jr. was born on what date?**
**(a)** January 2, 1913. **(b)** June 13, 1928. **(c)** October 19, 1940. **(d)** November 25, 1935.

**4. In game theory, what describes the situation when a player has available the same information to determine all of the possible games as would be available at the end of the game?**
**(a)** Perfect information. **(b)** Psychic information. **(c)** Complete data. **(d)** Incontrovertable evidence.

**5. Where is MIT located?**
**(a)** Boston, Massachusets. **(b)** Butte, Montana. **(c)** Cambridge, Massachusetts. **(d)** Billings, Montana.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Who co-authored The Theory of Games and Economic Behavior with John von Neumann?

**2.** The one requirement at Princeton in the mathematics department when Nash attended in Chapter Four was that the students attend what daily?

**3.** Chapter Eleven describes Nash's friendship with Lloyd Shapley which began in what year?

**4.** John Forbes Nash, Jr. became interested in mathematics in his youth while reading what book?

**5.** Where did John Forbes Nash, Sr. work during the Depression?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** How is the political atmosphere described in Chapter Nineteen? How did it affect the faculty at MIT?

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

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

**4.** How does the author describe the mathematics department at Princeton in Chapter Four? How was grading determined?

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

**7.** What led to Nash's work with manifolds in Chapter Fifteen? What did his theorem state?

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

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

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

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