2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR BOZKIR ANATOLIAN HIGH SCHOOL
THE 2ND TERM – THE 2ND WRITTEN ENGLISH EXAM FOR THE 11TH GRADES
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A)Answer the question according to the passage (3x 5:15)
From Garage To The World’s Most Valuable Company
Steven Paul Jobs was born on 24th February, 1955 in San Fransisco. His biological parents couldn’t look after him so a middle class couple Paul and Clara Jobs adopted him. As a child, he preferred doing things by himself. At an early age, his interests developed in electronics and gadgetry. He spent a lot of time working in the garage workshop of a neighbour. Soon, Jobs enrolled in an Explorer Clup. There he met some engineers and saw new electronic products. At the age of 12, he met a computer for the first time. He was very impressed and he realized that he could only work with computers in life. In 1975, Jobs joined a computer club. There he met Steve Wozniak. He thought that he could get along with each other for years. Wozniak was trying to build a small computer. Jobs liked the idea of selling such a brillant machine. So they formed their own company in 1976. Apple company was born. First year sales of the company was $2.7 million. The company’s sales grew to $200 million within three years. Then Jobs and Wozniak opened a completely new market –PCs.
In 1984, Jobs resigned from Apple to open a new company called “Next”. In 1996, Apple bought Next for $429 million and Jobs returned to Apple and became the CEO. In 2004, he became pancreatic cancer. After surgery, he returned to Apple he couldn’t go on working in the company and he had to resign. Unfortunately, on 5th October, 2011 he died in Palo Alto, California.
Where was Steve Jobs born?
How old was he when he met a computer for the first time?
How was Apple born?
Why did he have to resign from the company?
5. How old was he when he died?