Weekly Quiz — March 19
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 makes up the smallest share of avid Taylor Swift fans?
- Gen Z
- Gen X
- Baby boomers
While 16% of U.S. adults identify as “avid” fans of Taylor Swift, just 11% of them belong to Gen Z. On the other hand, members of Swift’s own generation — millennials — make up the greatest share of her avid fandom (45%), followed by baby boomers (23%) and Gen Xers (21%).Read the full article
What share of U.S. voters said they support the government’s rescue plan in response to the recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and others?
Three in 5 U.S. voters said they support the federal government’s plan to create an emergency fund to ensure coverage of all deposits at the failed banks, even though 62% of voters consider it a “bailout.” Just over 1 in 10 voters (11%) blame the Biden administration for the collapse, while 38% said management at the individual banks is at fault.Read the full article
Which nondairy milk alternative is the favorite among U.S. adults?
- Almond milk
- Coconut milk
- Oat milk
- Soy milk
Among Americans, almond milk is the preferred nondairy milk alternative, with 7 in 10 adults who have tried plant-based milks selecting it as their favorite. Oat milk — which has grown in popularity by 12 percentage points over the past two years — is the second favorite, with nearly a third (31%) listing it as their top choice, followed by coconut milk (23%) and soy milk (22%).Read the full article
Which provision in President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for 2024 is the most popular with voters?
- Capping the price of insulin
- Funding free school meals for children
- Investing in cutting greenhouse gas emissions
- Increasing the corporate tax rate
More than three in four registered voters (77%) support Biden’s proposed measure to cap insulin prices at $35 a month, making it the most popular of the provisions surveyed. Allocating $15 billion to provide free school meals to children received support from two-thirds of voters, while investing in cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 50%-52% by 2030 and increasing the corporate tax rate to 28% were each supported by just over half (53% and 55%, respectively).Read the full article
What share of U.S. adults plan to fill out a March Madness bracket this year?
Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. adults (23%) said that they plan to fill out at least one March Madness bracket, up 8 percentage points from last year and matching a participation high not seen since 2017. Only 14% intend to bet on the tournament, however, with younger generations leading the way: Nearly 1 in 4 millennials (24%) and Gen Z adults (22%) plan to make March Madness wagers, compared with just 11% of Gen Xers and 4% of baby boomers.Read the full article
This quiz is based on news and analysis published between March 13 and March 17, 2023.
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