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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. In what century was Kriegspiel developed?**
**(a)** 19th. **(b)** 18th. **(c)** 17th. **(d)** 20th.

**2. In what year was von Neumann invited to join the Manhattan Project?**
**(a)** 1912. **(b)** 1954. **(c)** 1943. **(d)** 1946.

**3. How old was von Neumann's daughter from his first marriage when she moved in with him?**
**(a)** Teens. **(b)** Young adult. **(c)** Pre teens. **(d)** Late thirties.

**4. Besides Bertrand Russell, what mathematician thought a new war between the U.S. and Soviet Union was inevitable once the conflict ended between the Allied and Axis powers?**
**(a)** John von Neumann. **(b)** Merrrill Flood. **(c)** Kurt Godel. **(d)** John Nash.

**5. John von Neumann was from a family of ___ Jews.**
**(a)** Hungarian. **(b)** German. **(c)** Polish. **(d)** Czech.

**6. In Chapter 3 we are presented with examples of games that use mixed strategies, but this does not include which game below?**
**(a)** Poker. **(b)** Baseball. **(c)** Divide the Cake. **(d)** Kriegspiel.

**7. When the equilibrium solution is used in the prisoner's dilemma game model it leads to mutual ____.**
**(a)** Defection. **(b)** Cooperation. **(c)** Benefits. **(d)** Punishment.

**8. John von Neumann's original game theory was extended to find an equilibrium solution to what kind of games?**
**(a)** Non-zero sum, two person games. **(b)** Two-person, zero-sum, and non-zero sum games. **(c)** Zero-sum, two-person games. **(d)** N-person, zero-sum, and non-zero sum games.

**9. In Chapter 1, as time runs out for the loved ones, each in a separate room what will each be tempted to do?**
**(a)** Wait it out. **(b)** Beg for more time. **(c)** Quit. **(d)** Push the button.

**10. RAND operations were located where?**
**(a)** Virginia. **(b)** D.C. **(c)** California. **(d)** Illinois.

**11. What is the name of von Neumann's daughter from his first wife?**
**(a)** Marianne. **(b)** Madeline. **(c)** Mariana. **(d)** Martha.

**12. In the divide the cake game the chooser seeks to minimize the ___ piece of cake the cutter will receive.**
**(a)** Minimum. **(b)** Maximum. **(c)** Size. **(d)** Amount.

**13. The RAND institute at one time had every great U.S. and free world mathematician, physicist and ____ working there.**
**(a)** Geologist. **(b)** Philosopher. **(c)** Topologist. **(d)** Economist.

**14. Whose last work was an attempt to design a human brain based computer.**
**(a)** Kurt Godel. **(b)** John von Neumann. **(c)** John Nash. **(d)** David Hilbert.

**15. Game theory involves competitive games between perfectly ____ and opposed players.**
**(a)** Rational. **(b)** Matched. **(c)** Irrational. **(d)** Equal.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** David Hilbert was a great ____.

**2.** What country did some feel stood in the way of a world government and should be bombed?

**3.** Russell was the first to suggest a different game model for ___ than prisoner's dilemma.

**4.** What course topic was von Neumann invited to teach at Princeton?

**5.** In what country did von Neumann earn his PhD in mathematics?

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