A Beautiful Mind By Akiva Goldsman Trivia Quiz

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A Beautiful Mind By Akiva Goldsman Trivia Quiz

Written by journalism professor Sylvia Nasar, this book is an unauthorized biography of the award-winning mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. In 1994, he was one of three recipients who shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for their work with game theory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which college did John Nash enroll in?
    • A. 

      Princeton

    • B. 

      Yale

    • C. 

      Harvard

    • D. 

      Stanford

  • 2. 
    John Nash attended Princeton with scholarship for?
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Mathematics

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Biology

  • 3. 
    Who was Josh's roommate?
    • A. 

      Carles Herman

    • B. 

      William Parcher

    • C. 

      Richard Sol

    • D. 

      Bender

  • 4. 
    What field of study did Josh's roommate pursue?
    • A. 

      Mathematics

    • B. 

      Economics

    • C. 

      Literature

    • D. 

      Biology

  • 5. 
    How did Josh get an appointment with MIT?
    • A. 

      He passed an exam

    • B. 

      He attended an interview to be picked

    • C. 

      He published a paper

    • D. 

      His grades were good at Princeton

  • 6. 
    Where was Nash invited to crack encrypted enemy communications?
    • A. 

      The Pentagon

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Oracle

    • D. 

      JP Morgan

  • 7. 
    Why were other decrypters astonished with Josh?
    • A. 

      He was fast

    • B. 

      He could decipher the code mentally

    • C. 

      He was rude 

    • D. 

      He was so brilliant

  • 8. 
    Josh was uninterested in working at MIT and then was given an offer where?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Oracle

    • C. 

      United States of Defense

    • D. 

      Bank of America

  • 9. 
    Who was Josh's supervisor at the Department of Defense?
    • A. 

      Charles Herman

    • B. 

      William Parcher

    • C. 

      Martin Hansen

    • D. 

      Dr. Rosen 

  • 10. 
    Who was Josh's supervisor at the Department of Defense?
    • A. 

      Charles Herman

    • B. 

      William Parcher

    • C. 

      Martin Hansen

    • D. 

      Dr. Rosen 

  • 11. 
    What was Josh's job at the Department of Defense?
    • A. 

      To detect secret messages

    • B. 

      To detect bomb codes

    • C. 

      To enable America fight the soviets

    • D. 

      To fend off attackers