Celebrity Challenge: Steve Jobs

Celebrity Challenge: Steve Jobs
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About This Quiz

How much do you know about the quixotic mastermind behind Apple? The black turtleneck and jeans, the theatrical key note speeches and his legendary temper are just a small part of the story.
When was Steve Jobs born?
April 30, 1939
Oct. 5, 1952
Feb. 24, 1955
Jobs was born on Feb. 24, 1955 in San Francisco.

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How long did Jobs attend Reed College?
two weeks
one semester
Jobs dropped out after only a semester.
one year

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For which video-game manufacturer did Jobs start working soon after he left college?
Nintendo
Atari
Jobs worked at Atari after dropping out of college.
Activision

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What game did he work on?
"Breakout"
Jobs created a circuit board for the game "Breakout."
"Pong"
"Donkey Kong"

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Who was Jobs' partner in founding Apple?
John Sculley
Bill Gates
Steve Wozniak
Jobs founded Apple with Steve Wozniak, whom he met through the Homebrew Computer Club in the mid-'70s.

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When did Jobs unveil the first Macintosh?
Jan. 24, 1984
Jobs got a five-minute standing ovation when he unveiled the first Mac at a raucous press conference on Jan. 24, 1984.
April 10, 1985
July 15, 1986

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What company did Jobs found after he left Apple?
IBM
NeXT
After a power struggle at Apple, Jobs left in May 1985 and founded NeXT, another computer company.
Microsoft

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When did Jobs return to Apple?
1987
1991
1996
Apple bought NeXT in 1996. Jobs was soon made interim CEO and then permanent CEO in 2000.

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Of which animation studio was Jobs CEO until 2006?
Pixar
In 1986, Jobs bought the company that was to become Pixar for $10 million. In 2006, Disney bought it for $7.4 billion.
DreamWorks
Disney

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What was Job's signature outfit?
white T-shirt, khakis and loafers
black suit with a bowtie
black turtleneck, jeans and sneakers
Jobs did wear a suit and bowtie to unveil the original Mac in 1984, but he's most famously known for sporting a black St. Croix mock turtleneck, Levi's 501s and New Balance sneakers.

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You Got:
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