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

**2. John Forbes Nash, Jr. arrived at Princeton in what month?**
**(a)** May. **(b)** September. **(c)** December. **(d)** August.

**3. Nash presented a talk on his work at the International Congress of Mathematics when in Chapter Fifteen?**
**(a)** March, 1953. **(b)** September, 1950. **(c)** April, 1952. **(d)** December, 1949.

**4. Where did John Forbes Nash, Jr. take mathematics classes while in high school?**
**(a)** Bluefield College. **(b)** The Carnegie Institute of Technology. **(c)** MIT. **(d)** The University of Chicago.

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Nash's first infatuation with a man was with whom, as described in Chapter Twenty-Two?

**2.** Where did John Forbes Nash, Jr. meet Eleanor in Chapter Twenty-Three?

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

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

**5.** On what date did the Korean War begin?

## Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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