Weekly Quiz — Feb. 26
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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What is the No. 1 concern among U.S. adults when it comes to artificial intelligence?
- Their personal data privacy
- Spread of misinformation
- Job loss across industries
- Possibility that AI applications could function independently from humans
The public’s top concern regarding AI systems is personal data privacy, with nearly 3 in 4 adults expressing at least some concern about the issue, including nearly half who said they are “very concerned.” Seven in 10 adults said they are worried about the spread of misinformation, and 66% said they’re concerned about job loss across industries.Read the full article
Which of the following social media platforms were Gen Z adults most likely to say they use to research a major news event?
In February, 14% of Gen Z adults reported using TikTok to start researching a major news event, compared with 7% who said they used Twitter and 6% who said the same about Instagram and Facebook. That share is significantly higher than the share of all adults (2%) who said they used TikTok. While Google Search is the go-to news discovery platform for U.S. adults and a plurality of Gen Zers, the youngest generation is more likely than older consumers to prefer TikTok and Instagram.Read the full article
Which of the following digital wallets did the highest share of U.S. adults say they used in February?
- Cash App
- Apple Pay
According to Morning Consult Brand Intelligence, PayPal is the digital wallet to beat, with 71% of U.S. adults saying in the most recent survey that they use the service. Although their user bases pale in comparison to PayPal’s, Apple Pay, Cash App, Google Pay and Venmo have all amassed strong adoption rates since their debuts.Read the full article
Which G-7 country has seen the largest decline in net favorability of Ukraine since the two-month period following Russia’s invasion last year?
- United States
- United Kingdom
The largest decline in views toward Ukraine among the G-7 countries was in Germany, where net favorability — the share with favorable views minus the share with unfavorable views — fell 28 percentage points between April 2022 and February 2023. Adults in the 34 countries surveyed held largely favorable opinions of Ukraine in the two months that followed Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion, but views have since declined to various degrees in all but six nations: Norway, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Peru and Turkey.Read the full article
Which feature are consumers most likely to prioritize when making shipping decisions?
- Environmental impact
Cost is by far the most important consideration in shipping decisions on average, with Morning Consult analysis finding shipping cost is 2.85 times more important to consumers than speed. While convenience drives consumers’ fulfillment choices, online shoppers also value the ability to receive their items via their preferred delivery method, even if that means waiting longer — and they value free shipping above all.Read the full article
This quiz is based on news and analysis published between Feb. 21 and Feb. 24, 2023.
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