Test Your Knowledge: Steve Jobs vs. Steve Wozniak


Who said, "Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful — that's what matters to me"?

Steve Jobs said this in an interview with CNNMoney/Fortune in 1993.

Who said, "The garage is a bit of a myth. We did no designs there, no breadboarding, no prototyping, no planning of products. We did no manufacturing there. The garage didn’t serve much purpose, except it was something for us to feel was our home"?

Steve Wozniak said this in an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek when he discussed how he and Steve Jobs started Apple in Jobs' garage.

After dropping out of college, Steve Jobs went on a spiritual journey across the world and converted to Buddhism. Which country inspired him to make this life change?

In 1973 Jobs went to India in search of enlightenment. Jobs said becoming a Buddhist was one of the main influences on his corporate values.

Who said, "Sometimes I say 'go to Joe's Diner' and [Siri] doesn't know where Joe's Diner is. And very often usually I find out that Android does"?

That was Wozniak in an interview with the BBC in 2013. He said he thinks Google has a more sophisticated search engine, but also he pointed out that there are aspects of both operating systems he likes.

Who said, "I think death is the most wonderful invention of life. It purges the system of these old models that are obsolete"?

Steve Jobs talked about death in an interview with Playboy way back in 1985.

Who said, "I would trade all my technology for an afternoon with Socrates"?

Steve Jobs admitted to Newsweek he'd give up all his gadgets to spend a day with Socrates. Interesting choice.

What is Steve Wozniak's nickname?

Steve Wozniak is affectionately known as "Woz."

Who said, "That scene was made up for the movie. I was behind Jobs and the products at each introduction. I would never even talk to a friend that way. But the sentiment among many was like that portrayed by my character, so their feelings were put into my mouth for the movie"?

That was Steve Wozniak talking to Tech Insider about one major emotional scene between him and Steve Jobs in the "Steve Jobs" biopic.

Who said, "I don't like being in the Apple ecosystem. I don't like being trapped. I like being independent"?

Wozniak explained to writers at Fortune magazine how Steve Jobs still has an influence on Apple, even after his death.

Who said, "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower"?

Author Carmine Gallo shared this tip from Steve Jobs and other strategies for sparking true creativity in his book "The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs."

What college did Steve Wozniak attend?

Steve Wozniak attended University of California, Berkeley where he met Steve Jobs.

Who said, "The worst thing that could happen might turn out to be the best thing that could happen"?

This is one of the lines from Steve Jobs' famous 2005 Stanford University commencement speech.

Who said, "My model for business is The Beatles"?

Steve Jobs said this during a 2003 interview on "60 Minutes." He went on to explain that the Fab Four kept each other's negative tendencies in check, and that things in business are never done by one person — they're done by a team of people.

Who said, "A lot of science fiction starts out as a dream in your head where you go, 'Wow, that would be cool,' and then you have the actual technology people turn it into reality. That is the process of creation"?

That was Steve Wozniak discussing the debut of Silicon Valley Comic Con in March 2016, which he is hosting.

In 1983 Steve Jobs lured John Sculley from what company to become Apple's CEO?

John Sculley left Pepsi to become the CEO of Apple.

Who said, "The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life"?

After hiring John Sculley as CEO of Apple and being fired shortly after, Steve Jobs made this famous statement in 2005 about his disgraced departure from the company.

Who said, "Stay hungry. Stay foolish"?

Steve Jobs closed his memorable 2005 Stanford commencement speech with this simple directive.

What California city has a street named Woz Way in honor of Steve Wozniak?

San Jose, California named a street "Woz Way" in honor of Steve Wozniak

Who said, "I wish everybody would just agree to exchange all the patents, and everybody can build the best forms they want to use everybody’s technologies"?

This was part of a Bloomberg interview when Steve Wozniak spoke about the Samsung Galaxy S III, which Apple was in more than $1 billion of patent lawsuits over.

What company did Steve Jobs purchase for $5 million after being ousted from Apple in 1986?

After being ousted from Apple, Steve Jobs bought Pixar and helped turn it into the animation success it is today.

What popular reality TV show did Steve Wozniak appear on in 2009?

Steve Wozniak competed on "Dancing With the Stars" season 8 in 2009. He pulled a hamstring and fractured his foot during the experience and obviously didn't win.

What college did Steve Jobs attend?

Steve Jobs attended Reed College for one semester.

Along with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, who was the third founder of Apple in 1976?

Ronald Wayne signed a partnership agreement assuming responsibility for mechanical engineering and documentation. He received a 10 percent stake in Apple but gave up his stock for $800 shortly after because he was afraid his assets would be seized if the company failed. His shares were estimated at more than $48 billion in 2012.

Who said, "My primary phone is the iPhone. I love the beauty of it. But I wish it did all the things my Android does, I really do"?

In an interview with The Daily Beast, Steve Wozniak said he thinks the Android beats the iPhone when it comes to a variety of features.

What self-described D-list celebrity did Steve Wozniak once date?

Steve Wozniak once dated comedian Kathy Griffin, who documented their relationship on her reality TV show, "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List."

Steve Jobs was adopted. What nationality was his birth father?

He was Syrian. Jobs met his birth father, Abdulfattah "John" Jandali, unknowingly at the restaurant Jandali ran.

Who said, "People think focus means saying yes to the thing you've got to focus on. But that's not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully"?

Steve Jobs said this at the 1997 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.

Who said, "My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to make them better"?

Steve Jobs said this in a 2008 interview with CNNMoney/Fortune.

What video game company did Steve Jobs work for after he dropped out of college?

Jobs worked for at Atari after he dropped out of college.

What happened to Steve Wozniak on Feb. 7, 1981?

Steve Wozniak crashed his new single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza A36TC while attempting a takeoff from Santa Cruz Sky Park.

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The two Steves changed the world when they created Apple, but they're very different men. How well do you know the two innovators? See if you can tell them apart by taking this quiz.

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