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Head in the Clouds: The Apple iCloud Quiz
by Staff
Apple's iCloud service offers online storage, accessible from any Apple device connected to the Internet. How much do you know about the successor to MobileMe?

When did Apple first announce iCloud?

  • September 2010
  • June 2011
  • September 2011

What online storage predecessor did Apple discontinue when releasing iCloud?

  • AppleShare
  • MacDrive
  • MobileMe

What's the minimum version of Apple iOS required to make use of iCloud's features?

  • iOS 5
  • iOS 4
  • iCloud doesn't require a specific version of iOS.

True or False: App developers for Apple iOS can design their apps to access and use your iCloud storage.

  • True
  • False

How much iCloud storage space do you get for free?

  • 2 GB
  • 5 GB
  • 5 GB plus unlimited space for iTunes purchases

What kind of account do you need to use iCloud?

  • An Apple ID
  • An iCloud user account
  • An Apple developer account

True or False: You can authorize up to five devices to use your iCloud storage.

  • True
  • False

What additional subscription-based service pairs iTunes tracks with CDs you've imported into iTunes so you can access that music from anywhere, just like iTunes purchases?

  • MobileMatch
  • iTunes Match
  • iCloud Match

Which of these is NOT part of the iCloud backup for an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch?

  • The basic Apple iOS operating system
  • Personal device settings and your app arrangement on the screen
  • Ringtones

How often does an Apple iOS device synchronize data with your iCloud storage?

  • Hourly
  • Daily
  • Only when you tell it to do so

What company filed a lawsuit against Apple in June 2011 for trademark infringement?

  • EyeCloud
  • iCloud Services
  • iCloud Communications

Apple purchased the icloud.com domain from what company?

  • Ikea
  • Xcloud
  • Xcerion

How much does additional iCloud storage space cost?

  • About $1 per GB per year
  • About $2 per GB per year
  • About $5 per GB per year

What's the first version of Mac OS X to include iCloud integration?

  • Leopard
  • Lion
  • Snow Leopard

Which of the following is a distinguishing feature between Amazon Cloud Drive and Apple iCloud?

  • Streaming music
  • Access using a Web browser
  • Content you purchased from that company doesn't subtract from your available free storage.

True or False: Your Apple iOS device will use all of its iCloud integration features as long as you have an Internet connection.

  • True
  • False

The Web interface at icloud.com most closely resembles what other Apple product?

  • iTunes
  • Apple iOS
  • Mac OS X

Which of the following families could benefit the most by using iCloud?

  • A family with three MacBook laptops, two iPhones and an iPod Touch
  • A family with a Windows desktop, two Windows laptops, an Android smartphone and an iPad
  • A family with a Windows desktop, a MacBook laptop and two Android smartphones

How long did Apple give existing MobileMe customers to switch to iCloud before sunsetting the MobileMe service?

  • None, service transitioned immediately
  • 6 months
  • 1 year

True or False: No iCloud features were available until the iOS 5 release in fall 2011.

  • True
  • False