A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994 Test | Final Test - Medium

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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. In what month did Alicia decide to have Nash committed in Chapter Thirty-Five?
(a) July.
(b) January.
(c) November.
(d) April.

2. Nash received an honorary degree, Doctor of Science and Technology from what institution in 1999?
(a) The University of Chicago.
(b) Princeton University.
(c) Carnegie Mellon University.
(d) Harvard University.

3. Where did John Forbes Nash, Jr. marry Alicia Larde?
(a) Atlanta, Georgia.
(b) Memphis, Tennessee.
(c) Salt Lake City, Utah.
(d) Washington, D.C.

4. In Chapter Thirty, Nash decided to return to MIT because of what?
(a) Tax advantages in Massachusetts.
(b) Its proximity to the ocean.
(c) The intelligence of the locals.
(d) The cooler summer weather.

5. In Chapter Forty, Virginia and who traveled to Princeton, at Alicia's request?
(a) Martha.
(b) Molly.
(c) Wendy.
(d) Anna.

Short Answer Questions

1. What year was it in Chapter Thirty-Three?

2. Where was Nash living with his mother in Chapter Forty-Four?

3. Nash began outpatient treatment with what psychiatrist in Chapter Forty-Three?

4. When did Paul Cohen die?

5. Alicia's family had been prominent and wealthy where, as described in Chapter Twenty-Six?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where was Nash hospitalized in Chapter Forty? What did he think of his treatment?

2. What interaction did Alicia have with Eleanor in Chapter Twenty-Seven? What was Alicia's response?

3. Where was John Forbes Nash, Jr. working in Chapter Thirty? What interested him about the work?

4. How are Nash's career and personal life described in Chapter Thirty-Three?

5. Why did Nash decline an offer at the University of Chicago in Chapter Thirty-Four? How was his behavior described at this time?

6. Where did Nash go when he was released from the hospital in Chapter Thirty-Seven? What did Alicia do?

7. How old was Nash in Chapter Thirty-One? How did he feel about his career at this point?

8. When had Nash previously been considered for the Nobel Prize, as described in Chapter Forty-Eight? Why had he not been nominated?

9. In what ways did Alicia attempt to help John Forbes Nash, Jr. in Chapter Thirty-Five? What were her thoughts about her husband at this time?

10. What were the doctors' impressions of Nash in Chapter Thirty-Six? With what was he diagnosed?

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