The Ultimate iPhone Quiz

By: Jonathan Strickland

The Ultimate iPhone Quiz
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About This Quiz

The iPhone has taken the smartphone market by storm. How much do you know about Apple's popular device?
When did Steve Jobs announce the iPhone?
At the keynote speech for Macworld 2007
Steve Jobs shocked and delighted the audience of Macworld 2007 when he unveiled the iPhone. The following year, Apple shocked Macworld again by announcing 2009 would be the final official Apple appearance at the event.
At the opening event for the 2007 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)
At the 2008 "It's Only Rock 'n' Roll" event

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How much did the 8-gigabyte iPhone cost in the United States when it first hit store shelves?
$399
$499
$599
On launch, Apple fans could buy an iPhone with 8 gigabytes of storage for $599. Apple also offered a 4-gigabyte version for $499.

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The iPhone went on sale on June 29, 2007. On what date did Apple reach 1,000,000 phones sold?
Aug. 12, 2007
Sept. 9, 2007
Apple announced it sold its 1,000,000th phone on Sept. 9, 2007. That's just 74 days after it went on sale.
Nov. 22, 2007

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In 2009, Apple introduced the first $99 iPhone. How much data can it store?
4 gigabytes
8 gigabytes
The 8 GB iPhone 3G is $99 with an AT&T contract in the United States. Compare that to the first 8 GB iPhone, which originally cost $599!
16 gigabytes

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What kind of camera does the iPhone 3GS have?
2-megapixel camera
2.7-megapixel camera
3-megapixel camera
The iPhone 3G has a 3-megapixel camera, an improvement over the iPhone 3G's 2-megapixel camera.

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What version of the iPhone's OS introduced cut-and-paste functionality?
2
2.5
3.1
Apple introduced cut-and-paste functionality to the iPhone with version 3.1 of its operating system. This was two years after the iPhone hit the market.

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Why did the FCC investigate Apple and AT&T in 2009?
Apple had refused to let any Google Voice applications in its App Store.
The FCC wanted to know why Apple rejected applications using the Google Voice service.
The FCC was concerned that AT&T and Apple had created a monopoly.
The FCC never investigated the two companies.

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Which of these features isn't exclusive to the iPhone 3GS?
Voice control
MMS support
All current models of the iPhone support MMS services. Only the 3GS has voice control and a compass.
A compass

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What did Connor Mulcahey do that prompted Apple to award him a $10,000 iTunes card?
Mulcahey downloaded the one-billionth application from the iTunes store.
In April 2009, Connor Mulcahey downloaded Bump, the one-billionth application to be downloaded from the App Store. Apple gave him a $10,000 gift card, among other prizes.
Mulcahey designed a free turn-by-turn application and submitted it to the iTunes store.
Mulcahey purchased the one-millionth iPhone in 2007.

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What did Apple patent in 2009?
The dual CDMA/GSM chip
The iPhone accelerometer
A multi-touch interface for mobile devices
The U.S. Patent Office awarded Apple the patent for its multi-touch interface in 2009. The patent covers not only the technology, but also gestures like pinching, swiping and rotating to interact with the phone.

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You Got:
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