The Quiz

Apple-Picking Season

Rome or Gala? iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus? You may not know as much as you think you do about apples (or Apple).
CFO StaffOctober 20, 2014

14Oct_TakeAwayThis time of year many of you are heading out apple-picking. Some of you will drag small children to an orchard outside of town; others will be dragged by teenagers to the nearest Apple Store to check out the latest gadgets. But what do you really know about apples? Let’s find out.

1. The only apple native to North America is:
A. Red Delicious
B. Rome
C. Gala
D. Crabapple

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2. The world’s top apple-producing country is:
A. United States
B. China
C. Turkey
D. Poland

3. The world’s longest apple peel was created by Kathy Wafler Madison on October 16, 1976, in Rochester, N.Y. It measured:
A. 172 feet, 4 inches
B. 86 feet, 3 inches
C. 204 feet, 1 inch
D. 101 feet, 7 inches

4. How many apples does it take to create one gallon of apple cider?
A. 12
B. 24
C. 36
D. 48

5. In 2011 Apple had more operating cash in the bank than the U.S. Treasury. How big was Apple’s cash pile?
A. $31.62 billion
B. $54.22 billion
C. $75.88 billion
D. $98.73 billion

6. Who was featured on Apple’s original logo?
A. Albert Einstein
B. Isaac Newton
C. Nikola Tesla
D. Brian Wilson

7. What was the list price of the original Apple 1 computer?
A. $289.99
B. $349.99
C. $599.99
D. $666.66

8. How many iPhones did Apple sell per day in 2013?
A. 411,000
B. 635,000
C. 833,000
D. 1,000,000,000,000

Source: Apple Statistics, BuzzFeed
Answers: 1–D; 2–B; 3–A; 4–C; 5–C; 6–B; 7–D; 8–A