Weekly Quiz — Jan. 29
As the news unfolds each day, Morning Consult is on top of it. We capture how people think and feel about what’s happening around the world in politics, consumer trends, public health, sports, the economy, entertainment and more. Take the quiz below to find out how well you understand public opinion — and catch up on stories you might have missed.
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Which generation is the least likely to report feeling anxious?
- Baby boomers
- Gen Z adults
- Gen Xers
The share of baby boomers who said they feel anxious is 40%, compared with 63% of Gen Z adults, 61% of millennials and 53% of Gen Xers. Baby boomers are also the smallest share, at 24%, to report feeling angry — also at least 13 percentage points lower than the other generations.Read the full article
Which of the following social media platforms saw the biggest drop in trust over the past two years?
Twitter experienced an 8-point decrease in net trust between 12 months of 2020 and 2022, while Facebook saw a 6-point decrease. A loss in trust was cited by 48% of consumers in September as the reason they stopped using a social media platform in the past year.Read the full article
Which country saw the largest decline in net favorability toward Brazil after the attacks in Brasilia on Jan. 8?
- United States
The country with the single largest decline in net favorability — the share of favorable views minus unfavorable views — was Japan, where adults are now nearly twice as likely to have a negative view than a positive view of Brazil. Among adults in 15 democracies across the world, favorable views of Brazil declined by an average of 2 points following the attacks, while unfavorable views rose by an average of 5 points.Read the full article
How many percentage points has trust in cryptocurrency fallen from last January?
- 7 percentage points
- 4 percentage points
- 10 percentage points
- 13 percentage points
Trust in cryptocurrency fell 7 points year over year, from 35% in January 2022 to 28% in January 2023. The same trend holds true for specific coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum, which saw 6-point and 12-point drops in trust, respectively, compared with last January.Read the full article
What share of NFL fans believe football is “unsafe”?
Nearly 3 in 5 NFL fans said football is unsafe in a survey after Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest during a Jan. 2 game against the Cincinnati Bengals. This compares with 63% who said the same in October after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained head and neck injuries in a different game against the Bengals.Read the full article
This quiz is based on news and analysis published between Jan. 23 and Jan. 27, 2023.
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