News Quiz 9/13

After Queen Elizabeth II’s death on Sept. 8, Prince Charles III was appointed king.


1. Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who is next in the line of succession to the English throne?
A. Prince Charles
B. Prince William
C. Prince Harry
D. Prince Eric

2. What movie ended up being canceled due to the merging of Warner Bros. and Discovery?
A. Black Adam
B. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
C. Morbius
D. Batgirl

3. How much of an increase did the suicide and crisis lifeline see over the past year in the state of Utah alone?
A. 100%
B. 35%
C. 33.1%
D. 0.07%

4. What birthday did Russell M. Nelson, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, celebrate this past week?
A. 77th
B. 62th
C. 100th
D. 98th

5. When will NASA attempt to relaunch the Artemis I moon mission?
A. Nov. 12
B. Dec. 7
C. Sept. 23
D. Sept. 27

1. The answer is A, Prince Charles. According to KSL, now-King Charles III has been proclaimed the new sovereign of the United Kingdom. Prince William, Charles’ son, is now heir to the throne and the Prince of Wales and thereby next in the line of succession.

2. The answer is D, Batgirl. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the movie was canceled for a tax write-off in the wake of the merger of Warner Bros. and Discovery. The film was to star Leslie Grace in the title role, with Michael Keaton returning as Batman.

3. The answer is B, 35%. According to KSL, Rachel Lucynski, director of Huntsman Mental Health Institute, says the state has seen a 35% increase from August 2021 – August 2022 in calls made to the new 988 number as opposed to the traditional ten-digit number.

4. The answer is D, 98th. According to KSL, Russell M. Nelson celebrated his 98th birthday this past week on Sept. 9. This makes him the oldest to serve in the office of President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is also the longest living General Authority of said church.

5. The answers are C and D, Sept. 23 and Sept. 27. According to KSL, Jim Free, NASA’s associate administrator for the Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate, says NASA is shooting for a new date to launch the failed moon mission. That new date will either be Sept. 23 or 27. The next calendar launch period opens on Sept. 9 and closes on Oct. 4.