A cleaner walks past a Microsoft sign outside a Microsoft office building in Beijing on July 31, 2014.
A cleaner walks past a Microsoft sign outside a Microsoft office building in Beijing on July 31, 2014. Photo credit: (Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

1. What Utah concert broke Ticketmaster’s record for the fastest sell-out ever for a concert at Rice-Eccles Stadium on July 17?

a. David Archuleta

b. The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

c. Garth Brooks

d. Tim McGraw

2. As of July 19, how many COVID cases have been detected and are associated with the Tokyo Olympic Games?

a. 5

b. 23

c. 56

d. 61

3. Which country is President Joe Biden blaming for the recent hack on Microsoft?

a. Russia

b. China

c. North Korea

b. South Africa

4. Which teenage celebrity visited the White House to encourage vaccinations among younger people?

a. Millie Bobby Brown

b. Billie Eilish

c. Olivia Rodrigo

d. Joshua Bassett

Coach Margarita Mamzina talks to her U.S. Olympic rhythmic gymnastics team during training Thursday, July 1, 2021 at their gym in Deerfield.
Coach Margarita Mamzina talks to her U.S. Olympic rhythmic gymnastics team during training Thursday, July 1, 2021 at their gym in Deerfield. Photo credit: Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune

Answers:

1. C, Garth Brooks. Both the Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune reported that Brooks said the 50,000 tickets for the concert at Rice-Eccles Stadium on July 17 sold out in 30 minutes.

2. D, 61. CNN reports that 61 COVID-19 cases have been reported by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as of July 19. Fears of an Olympic outbreak have continued to spread with a Team USA alternate gymnast testing positive on the evening of July 18.

3. B, China. The White House is blaming China for an attack on Microsoft’s Exchange email server that comprised thousands of computers and gaining access to sensitive data, according to NPR. The attack is theorized to have begun in January by injecting computers with malware.

4. C, Olivia Rodrigo. The White House hosted Olivia Rodrigo on July 14 where she advocated for the younger generation to get vaccinated according to Politico.

American actress Olivia Rodrigo arrives for a meeting with President Joe Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci to promote vaccines at the White House on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
American actress Olivia Rodrigo arrives for a meeting with President Joe Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci to promote vaccines at the White House on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Photo credit: LA Times
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