News Quiz 10/10

President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan has elicited reactions across Utah and the U.S.

Tim Costello


1. What is the top concern among Utah voters in this year’s congressional elections?
A. Economy
B. Abortion
C. Health Care
D. Education

2. What percentage of Utahns disagree with President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan?
A. 33.1%
B. 62%
C. 57%
D. 99.9%

3. How many have died in Russia’s latest strike against Ukraine?
A. 33
B. 11
C. 62
D. 23

4. Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial is now officially underway. In what year was he convicted of these crimes?
A. 2020
B. 2012
C. 2017
D. 2004


1. The answer is A, Economy. According to KSL, a poll was conducted by the Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics among Utah voters, 28% of which agreed the economy was of greatest concern among the currently running candidate. The second greatest issue at a poll of 13% was the candidates’ views of the federal government. Abortion, Healthcare, Education and immigration were among the single digit percentile.

2. The answer is C, 57%. According to KSL, a poll was conducted by the Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics among Utah voters to determine how Utahns felt about Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. Fifty-seven percent of voters disagreed and disapproved of the plan. Forty-one percent approved of the plan, and 2% voted that they didn’t know how they felt about the plan.

3. The answer is B, 11. According to CNN, in a recent missile strike from Russia, at least 11 people have been reported dead from the attack. Eighty-four missiles were utilized by Russian forces in the engagement. Many international leaders have noted that said strike would be a “profound change” in the Russia/Ukraine conflict.

4. The answer is C, 2017. According to ABC News, many sexual assault incidents involving Weinstein were from years 2004-2008, and even occurred as recently as 2013. When one such woman came forward, more and more women started to come forward, accusing Weinstein of varied sexual assault crimes. This spawned the #MeToo movement, giving women strength in the face of sexual harassment and assault.