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Question 1: He has since been based at ________ for nearly his entire career.
Columbia UniversityCornell UniversityBrown UniversityRutgers University

Question 2: He received the Turing Award – the most prestigious award in the field and often recognized as the "________ of computing",[1] – jointly with Robert Tarjan in 1986.
Nobel FoundationNobel Peace PrizeNobel Prize controversiesNobel Prize

Question 3: In addition to his research work, he is well known for his books on ________ and formal languages coauthored with Jeffrey Ullman and Alfred Aho, regarded as classic texts in the field.
LogicAlgorithm characterizationsAlgorithmAlan Turing

Question 4: He then worked for three years at ________.
Rutgers UniversityHarvard UniversityPrinceton TigersPrinceton University

Question 5: In 1992 John Hopcroft was nominated to National Scientific Board by ________.
George W. BushRonald ReaganGeorge H. W. BushDick Cheney

Question 6: He received his master's degree and Ph.D. from ________ in 1962 and 1964, respectively.
Palo Alto, CaliforniaSilicon ValleyStanford UniversitySan Jose, California

Question 7: In 1994 he was inducted as a Fellow of the ________.
Women in computingAssociation for Computing MachinerySpecial Interest GroupACM SIGACT

Question 8: His textbooks on ________ (also known as the Cinderella book) and data structures are regarded as standards in their fields.
Set theoryMathematicsTheory of computationMathematical logic

Question 9: In 2009, September 24 he received an ________ from Saint Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics.
Yale UniversityHonorary degreeMcGill UniversityAcademic degree
















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