The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Quiz

The new Apple phones are all anyone’s talking about but how well do you really know them?

Apple has announced its latest iteration of iPhones, introducing the larger iPhone 6 and the even larger iPhone 6 Plus that comes with a giant screen and host of new software features. With the two new form factors and capabilities not seen before on iPhones, there’s a lot to digest about these devices. Here’s a short quiz about the phones, their components, capabilities and specifications. Keep track of your score and see at the end how good your iPhone IQ really is.

If you had just enough pennies to match the weight of an iPhone 6 would that be enough to buy a grande coffee at Starbucks?

If you had just enough pennies to match the weight of an iPhone 6 would that be enough to buy a grande coffee at Starbucks?

Answer: No. You’d only have 52 cents.

With its 5.5-inch screen is iPhone 6 Plus technically a phablet?

With its 5.5-inch screen is iPhone 6 Plus technically a phablet?

Answer: Yes. (Phablets measure 5.01-6.9 inches.)

Which is thinner, iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s?

Which is thinner, iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s?

Answer: iPhone 6 at 6.9 mm vs 7.6 mm.

Apple Pay, the credit-card alternative built into iPhone 6, relies on fingerprint scanning for authentication, true or false?

Apple Pay, the credit-card alternative built into iPhone 6, relies on fingerprint scanning for authentication, true or false?

Answer: True.

Apple Pay doesn’t store credit card numbers on phones, so how does it identify the card that customers want to charge to?

a) A device account number is stored encrypted on a dedicated chip in the phone

b) Merchants tap an Apple credit-card database using the phone’s IMEI number

c) Credit-card issuers periodically update phones with a dynamic account proxy code

d) SMS messages sent to  customer credit accounts trigger a back-end transfer of card information to merchants

Apple Pay doesn’t store credit card numbers on phones, so how does it identify the card that customers want to charge to?

a) A device account number is stored encrypted on a dedicated chip in the phone

b) Merchants tap an Apple credit-card database using the phone’s IMEI number

c) Credit-card issuers periodically update phones with a dynamic account proxy code

d) SMS messages sent to  customer credit accounts trigger a back-end transfer of card information to merchants

The new A8 system on a chip in iPhone 6 is notable for what?

a) Faster processing speed

b) Smaller profile

c) Better power efficiency

d) All of the above

The new A8 system on a chip in iPhone 6 is notable for what?

a) Faster processing speed

b) Smaller profile

c) Better power efficiency

d) All of the above

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus come in gold, silver and what other color?

a) Bronze

b) White

c) Black

d) Gray

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus come in gold, silver and what other color?

a) Bronze

b) White

c) Black

d) Gray

How do third-party apps written for the smaller screen of iPhone 5 display on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus?

a) Occupy just 4 inches of the screen

b) Occupy just 4 inches of the screen but can be expanded with two-finger stretch gesture

c) Automatically expand to fill the larger screen

d) It depends on whether the developer has pushed an update for the app

How do third-party apps written for the smaller screen of iPhone 5 display on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus?

a) Occupy just 4 inches of the screen

b) Occupy just 4 inches of the screen but can be expanded with two-finger stretch gesture

c) Automatically expand to fill the larger screen

d) It depends on whether the developer has pushed an update for the app

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus includes what to help track how many stairs users climb?

a) pedometer

b) barometric sensor

c) 3D GPS

d) Accelerometer and gyroscope in tandem

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus includes what to help track how many stairs users climb?

a) pedometer

b) barometric sensor

c) 3D GPS

d) Accelerometer and gyroscope in tandem

Which costs more, a top-of-the-line iPhone 6 Plus or a sixth-row Stubhub ticket to see Paul McCartney perform in San Antonio in September, 2014?

Which costs more, a top-of-the-line iPhone 6 Plus or a sixth-row Stubhub ticket to see Paul McCartney perform in San Antonio in September, 2014?

Answer: The ticket at $1,652.50 vs $949.

How’d you do?

0-1 – Samuel Morse

3-5 – Alexander Graham Bell

6-8 – Apple Fanboy

9-10 – Tim Cook