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News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments.

  • December 8, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features Tennessee wildfires, the Dalai Lama in Mongolia, airport strikes, the business of Christmas trees, a Revolutionary museum, robots, puppets, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • December 1, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features Fidel Castro, winter weather, Haiti's election, a dodo skeleton, an 11-year-old comoposer, making food in Russia and Ukraine, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • November 17, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features 2016 election results, Janet Reno, Kentucky wildfires, a sinkhole in Japan, beekeeping in Cyprus, a female polo player, Thai elephants, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 3-8
  • November 10, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features the 2016 election, Iceland's Pirate Party, a Dakota Pipeline update, earthquakes in Italy, the World Series winners, the Great Barrier Reef, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • November 3, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features the Kentucky Teacher of the Year, migrants in Europe and the United States, Oregon's outdoor school, students in Cuba, Anteaters in Peru, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • October 27, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features presidential election updates, President Obama's final state dinner, fighting in Iraq, the Chinese space lab, black rhino news, Dracula's castle, service dogs, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • October 20, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features technology trouble, Hurricane Matthew's aftermath in Haiti, the death of Thailand's king, a Brexit update, Argentinian birds, mud, pirate treasure, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • October 13, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features presidential election debates, Nobel Prizes, Hurricane Matthew, the Paris Agreement, quinoa in the U.S., technology innovations, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 3-8
  • October 6, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features no-homework policy debates, Shimon Peres, Hurricane Matthew, royal visits to North America, endangered elephants, digital puppets, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • September 29, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features the first presidential debate, the UN General Assembly, gas shortages, women in IT, exploring sea mountains, animation spots in Japan, and more.. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • September 22, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Dakota Pipeline, news from Syria, Cuban mosaics, feeding the hungry in Pakistan, Guinness records, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments.

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • September 15, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features President Obama's trip to Laos, endangered species updates, the United States Capitol building restoration, the Hajj, poisonous gardens, edible insects, a lantern festival, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • September 8, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features presidential election updates, the 2016 Summer Olympics, Muhammad Ali, Zika, recent NASA missions, augmented reality, the National Parks Service's 100th Anniversary, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Grades: 4-8
  • May 5, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features the new Kentucky budget, the 2016 Summer Olympics, John Kerry's new record, a solar airplane, bamboo bikes, alpaca fashion, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Love News Quiz? We need to hear from you! Fill out our end-of-year survey for a chance to win a Chromebook for your classroom!

    Grades: 4-8
  • May 12, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, election updates, a massive wildfire in Canada, Malia Obama and gap years, an all access beach in Australia, retiring elephants, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Love News Quiz? We need to hear from you! Fill out our end-of-year survey for a chance to win a Chromebook for your classroom!

    Grades: 4-8
  • May 19, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features the Kentucky Primary, severe weather, London's new mayor, the impeachment of Brazil's president, 2016 Invictus Games, Mercury's transit, kitten olympics, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Love News Quiz? We need to hear from you! Fill out our end-of-year survey for a chance to win a Chromebook for your classroom!

    Grades: 4-8
  • April 28, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features Shakespeare's anniversary, the Queen's 90th birthday, new twenty dollar bills, Sweden's cashless society, a presidential election update, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website.

    Love News Quiz? We need to hear from you! Fill out our end-of-year survey for a chance to win a Chromebook for your classroom!

    Grades: 4-8
  • State and Global Special Edition | News Quiz

    This special episode of News Quiz features a focus on the role of a state's governor, Mammoth Cave history, dinosaurs, edible seaweed, apple growing, honey innovations, and more. News Quiz is KET’s weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Grades: 4-8
  • Technology Special Edition | News Quiz

    This special technology focused episode of News Quiz features cybersecurity concerns, drones, trees that gather solar energy, insect treats, innovative fuel production, and more. News Quiz is KET’s weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. 

    Grades: 4-8
  • Kentucky Special Edition | News Quiz

    News Quiz is KET’s weekly 15-minute current events program for grades 4-8. The program consists of news segments; a current events quiz; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments. This special Kentucky episode of News Quiz features U.S. presidents in Kentucky, white-nose syndrome, Ft. Knox, a moonbow, Roebling Bridge, dog agility, and more.

    Grades: 3-8

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