How Well Do You Know iCloud?

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How Well Do You Know iCloud? - Quiz

ICloud is an online, cloud storage platform developed and owned by Apple Inc. Users of iCloud are provided a means to store documents, photos and music on remote servers. ICloud is accessible and a reliable back-up for iOS devices.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What exactly is iCloud?

    • A.

      File hosting service

    • B.

      Cloud storage service

    • C.

      Cloud storage and cloud computing service

    • D.

      File sharing services

    Correct Answer
    C. Cloud storage and cloud computing service
    Explanation
    iCloud is a service provided by Apple that offers both cloud storage and cloud computing capabilities. It allows users to store and access their files, photos, and other data across multiple devices, such as iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers. Additionally, iCloud also provides features like iCloud Drive, which enables users to share files and collaborate with others. It also offers cloud computing services, such as iCloud Keychain for secure password management and iCloud Backup for automatically backing up data from Apple devices. Therefore, the correct answer is "Cloud storage and cloud computing service."

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  • 2. 

    ICloud was developed by Microsoft.

    • A.

      Yes, in partnership with Apple

    • B.

      Yes, Microsoft alone

    • C.

      Yes, in partnership with Google

    • D.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes, in partnership with Apple
    Explanation
    iCloud was developed by Microsoft in partnership with Apple. This means that both Microsoft and Apple collaborated to create and develop iCloud.

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  • 3. 

    When was iCloud launched?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2011

    • D.

      2013

    Correct Answer
    C. 2011
    Explanation
    iCloud was launched in 2011.

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  • 4. 

    In what language was iCloud written in?

    • A.

      PHP

    • B.

      Java

    • C.

      Python

    • D.

      C++

    Correct Answer
    B. Java
    Explanation
    iCloud, Apple's cloud storage and computing service, was primarily written in Java. Java is a popular programming language known for its platform independence and versatility. It is commonly used for developing large-scale enterprise applications and provides robustness and scalability. Java's object-oriented nature and extensive libraries make it suitable for building complex systems like iCloud, which require secure and reliable data storage and retrieval.

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  • 5. 

    ICloud is supported on all these platforms except...

    • A.

      MacOS

    • B.

      Windows

    • C.

      IOS

    • D.

      Android

    Correct Answer
    D. Android
    Explanation
    iCloud is supported on macOS, Windows, and iOS platforms. However, it is not supported on the Android platform. iCloud is primarily designed and developed by Apple for its own devices and operating systems, making it incompatible with Android devices. Therefore, iCloud is not available for use on Android devices.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these services was replaced by iCloud?

    • A.

      MobileMe

    • B.

      Find my iPhone

    • C.

      ITunes

    • D.

      App Store

    Correct Answer
    A. MobileMe
    Explanation
    MobileMe was replaced by iCloud. MobileMe was a subscription-based service offered by Apple that provided email, online storage, and synchronization of data between devices. iCloud, on the other hand, is a cloud storage and computing service that offers features like iCloud Drive, iCloud Photos, iCloud Backup, and more. It replaced MobileMe in 2011, providing users with a more seamless and integrated experience for syncing and accessing their data across Apple devices.

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  • 7. 

    The website of iCloud was bought from...

    • A.

      ICloud

    • B.

      Tencent

    • C.

      Xcerion

    • D.

      Cloud

    Correct Answer
    C. Xcerion
    Explanation
    Xcerion is the correct answer because they are the company that originally developed and owned the iCloud website. Apple acquired the iCloud domain from Xcerion in 2011, and since then, it has been used as Apple's cloud storage and syncing service.

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  • 8. 

    ICloud allows users to _____ the settings and data on iOS devices.

    • A.

      Send

    • B.

      Remove

    • C.

      Download

    • D.

      Back-up

    Correct Answer
    D. Back-up
    Explanation
    iCloud allows users to back up the settings and data on iOS devices. This means that users can save a copy of their device's settings, apps, photos, videos, and other data to iCloud. This backup can then be used to restore the device or transfer the data to a new device. By backing up their iOS devices to iCloud, users can ensure that their important data is safe and easily accessible, even if their device is lost, damaged, or replaced.

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  • 9. 

    The Find My iPhone feature allows users to...

    • A.

      Display a message

    • B.

      Change password on the device

    • C.

      Remotely erase its contents

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The Find My iPhone feature allows users to display a message on their device, change the password on the device, and remotely erase its contents. This means that users can not only locate their lost or stolen iPhone but also take necessary actions to protect their personal information and prevent unauthorized access to their device.

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  • 10. 

    Which feature allows the iOS to ask for previous emails and passwords after the phone has been reset?

    • A.

      Find my iPhone

    • B.

      ICloud Keychain

    • C.

      ITunes match

    • D.

      Activation Lock

    Correct Answer
    D. Activation Lock
    Explanation
    Activation Lock is a feature in iOS that prevents unauthorized access to an iPhone after it has been reset. It requires the user to enter their previous email and password associated with the device in order to activate it again. This feature adds an extra layer of security and helps deter theft, as it makes the device useless to anyone who doesn't have the correct credentials. iCloud Keychain, Find my iPhone, and iTunes match are not directly related to this feature.

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