6 Your Second Activity

In this chapter, you will add a second activity to GeoQuiz. An activity controls a screen of information, and this activity will add a second screen that offers users a chance to cheat on the current question by showing the answer. Figure 6.1 shows the new activity.

Figure 6.1  CheatActivity offers the chance to peek at the answer

CheatActivity offers the chance to peek at the answer

If users choose to view the answer and then return to the MainActivity and answer the question, they will get a new message, shown in Figure 6.2.

Figure 6.2  MainActivity knows if you’ve been cheating

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