Listening Practice: The Life of Steve Jobs (Part 1)

[important]Steve Jobs was a successful entrepreneur who changed the world of technology. Listen to the 2-minute mp3 about his life and career, and take the quiz to test your understanding.[/important]

Listening Practice: The Life of Steve Jobs (Part 1) Espresso English

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Steve Jobs Listening Quiz

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Question 1
Who did Steve Jobs learn basic electronics from?
A
his mother
B
his father
C
his friend
Question 2
What happened in 1972?
A
He graduated from college.
B
He finished high school.
C
He started working.
Question 3
Where was Apple Computers founded?
A
In an office.
B
In a garage.
C
In an apartment.
Question 4
Why did Steve leave Apple in 1985?
A
Because the company wasn't growing.
B
Because of conflicts with the CEO.
C
Because he lost $10 million.
Question 5
What kind of relationship does Steve Jobs have with his biological sister?
A
They are very close.
B
They don't get along.
C
They've never met.
Question 6
How many children does Steve have?
A
four
B
one
C
three
Question 6 Explanation: 
He had 3 children with his wife, and 1 child from a previous relationship.
Question 7
Why did Steve come back to Apple?
A
Apple bought his company.
B
Apple liked his ideas for new products.
C
Apple wanted to increase sales.
Question 8
What was Steve's salary as the CEO of Apple?
A
$5.426 million
B
$8.3 billion
C
$1
Question 8 Explanation: 
His "official" salary was $1, but he was much richer because he owned a big part of the Apple company's shares in the stock market.
Question 9
When did Steve take a break from working at Apple?
A
In 2003.
B
In January 2011.
C
On October 5, 2011.
Question 10
What is Steve Jobs' legacy? (how he is remembered)
A
A rich family man.
B
A forward-thinking innovator.
C
A dearly loved leader.
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