Touchscreen Talent: Have You Mastered the iPad?
by Staff
Apple has sold tens of millions of iPad tablet computers since their release in 2010. If you haven't touched, tapped or swiped one, you will soon enough. Get up to speed with our quiz, and find out just how much you know about Apple's iPad.

How many versions of the iPad are available as of mid-2011?

  • 2
  • 6
  • 12

How does the iPad smart cover save energy?

  • It has a nub that hits the on-off switch.
  • It covers the tablet's light sensor, causing it to go into sleep mode.
  • It does not affect the battery life; it's just there to protect the screen.

How many first-generation iPads did Apple sell in 2010?

  • 8 million
  • 23 million
  • 15 million

How many iPad 2s did Apple sell between March and August 2011?

  • 5 million
  • 2.5 million
  • up to 300,000 in its first day, and about 5.5 million in the first quarter

What devices use the iOS operating system?

  • all Macs produced after 2011
  • iPods and iPads
  • Apple's touch-capable device lines

What is the advantage of flash-based storage?

  • smaller size and faster start-up times
  • greater storage capacity
  • lower cost at the expense of start-up speed

How does the iPad connect to the Internet?

  • WiFi signals and 3G cellular signals
  • WiFi signals only
  • cellular signals only

How does the iPad 2 detect movement?

  • It uses an accelerometer and constantly on memory to track its position.
  • It uses a combination of motion and position sensors to track its position.
  • It uses tiny shifting weights to identify up, down, left and right.

What is the best way to protect your iPad?

  • protective skin
  • protective carrying case
  • both of the above

True or false: The iPad 2 is the same size and weight as the original iPad.

  • true
  • false