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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. When a game does not have a saddle point, what strategy must be used?**
**(a)** Maximum. **(b)** Pure. **(c)** Mixed. **(d)** Equal.

**2. The minimax theorem states that every two-person game that is completely defined and where players are completely opposed, will have a solution in either ____ or mixed strategy.**
**(a)** Maximum. **(b)** Equal. **(c)** Pure. **(d)** Minimum.

**3. Who had John Stuart Mill briefly as a tutor?**
**(a)** von Neumann. **(b)** Hilbert. **(c)** Nash. **(d)** Russell.

**4. In prisoner's dilemma a ____ action will be bad for both parties,which is a problem game theory seeks to understand.**
**(a)** Selfish. **(b)** Simple. **(c)** Rational. **(d)** Irrational.

**5. Kriegspiel is what is termed an "____" information game.**
**(a)** Calculated. **(b)** Infinite. **(c)** Finite. **(d)** Imperfect.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** In Chapter 1 if the person in one of the rooms pushes the button before their loved one in another room their loved one will be ____.

**2.** How old was von Neumann's daughter from his first marriage when she moved in with him?

**3.** What was the first name of von Neumann's first wife?

**4.** The Manhattan Project was a secret U.S. government program to build what?

**5.** According to Chapter 3, von Neumann concerned himself with what type of games, where in order for one person to gain, another person must lose?

## Short Essay Questions

**1.** Why was von Neumann considered the "best brain in the world?"

**2.** What is the IAS?

**3.** What was the Princeton social scene like while von Neumann was at IAS?

**4.** Besides all his work on the Manhattan Project, von Neumann also found time to help IBM. How did he help this company?

**5.** What are the details of one of the ethical dilemmas described in Chapter 1 of "Prisoner's Dilemma"?

**6.** What were the results of Flood's experimental prisoner's dilemmas?

**7.** What did Merrill Flood observe and conclude about his RAND colleagues as they left California at the end of summer?

**8.** How did von Neumann end up at Princeton after earning his PhD in mathematics?

**9.** How did the Nash equilibrium strategy affect the prisoner's dilemma game model?

**10.** What is prisoner's dilemma?

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