A Beautiful Mind Trivia Questions! Quiz

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A Beautiful Mind Trivia Questions! Quiz

A book that received the National Book Critics Award for biography and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, this biography by Sylvia Nasar is about codes, patterns, games and a protagonist who is most times lost in thought. Answer the below quiz to test your knowledge of the book, A Beautiful Mind.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which state is the main character of the book John, born?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      West Virginia

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 2. 
    In the book a beautiful mind, John initially wanted to become _____ like his father?
    • A. 

      An Engineer

    • B. 

      A Lawyer

    • C. 

      A Doctor

    • D. 

      An Astronaut

  • 3. 
    John received a scholarship to study at _____
    • A. 

      Harvard

    • B. 

      Yale

    • C. 

      MIT

    • D. 

      Carnegie Institute of Technology

  • 4. 
    What course did John initially study for one year?
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Biochemistry

    • C. 

      Statistics

    • D. 

      Engineering

  • 5. 
    What course did John eventually leave engineering to study after one year?
    • A. 

      Mathematics

    • B. 

      Computer Science

    • C. 

      Chemistry

    • D. 

      Physics

  • 6. 
    At Princeton, John began conducting research in _____
    • A. 

      Relativity

    • B. 

      Game Theory

    • C. 

      Photon Energy

    • D. 

      Space

  • 7. 
    Nash's early work, which ended in him winning a Nobel Prize was called _____
    • A. 

      Nash's Law

    • B. 

      Nash's Game Theory

    • C. 

      Nash's Theorem

    • D. 

      Nash's Space Theory

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about the protagonist?
    • A. 

      He eventually won a Nobel Prize

    • B. 

      He was seen as an erratic scholar

    • C. 

      He was popular with his fellows

    • D. 

      He was arrogant and odd

  • 9. 
    Nash took up a position as a lecturer at _____
    • A. 

      MIT

    • B. 

      Yale

    • C. 

      Harvard

    • D. 

      Princeton

  • 10. 
    Nash also worked at _____
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      RAND Corporation

    • C. 

      NASA

    • D. 

      Facebook