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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

  • February 15, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the 2018 Winter Olympics, SpaceX, Nancy Pelosi's historic speech, Girl Scouts in Savannah, British hedgehogs, a program to teach women to program in Afghanistan, lab-grown diamonds, LEGO's 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • February 8, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the continued cleanup in Puerto Rico, a lunar trifecta, flooding in Paris, a Frida Kahlo exhibit, Nikola Tesla in Serbia, more 2018 Winter Olympics, Venice Carnival, the Puppy Bowl, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • February 1, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the upcoming Winter Olympics, the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Vice President Pence in the middle east, the recent tsunami warning, cloning, Amazon’s new store, snow in the desert, Fiona the hippo’s first birthday, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • January 25, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about federal government shutdown, the future of chocolate, a universal flu vaccine, the Hawaii missile alert, Iberian masks, a volcano in Papua New Guinea, Winnie the Pooh turns 92, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • January 18, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the recent flu outbreak, mudslides in California, North and South Korea talks, European avalanches, aquaponics in Jordan, the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, LEGOs, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • January 11, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about extreme winter weather in the U.S., Kentucky's legislative session, U.S. tax overhaul, a new electric car, recycled Christmas trees, penguins in South Africa, the return of the hurdy gurdy or lira, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • January 4, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about art and architecture including New York's Underground, murals in Mexico, ancient Roman structures, nesting dolls, Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • December 14, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the Southern California wildfires, Russia's ban from the 2018 Winter Olympics, U.S. tax code updates, a new Louvre, endangered sea turtles, the Lord of the Cold in Siberia, pizza in outer space, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • December 7, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about North Korea, White House decor, the Federal Reserve, Pope Francis in Myanmar, holidays at Amazon, a smelly fruit festival in Malaysia, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • November 30, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about inspiring and empowering toys, anti-smoking advertising, the Keystone Pipeline, unrest in Zimbabwe, King Tut, news from Tesla, woolly mammoths, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • November 16, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Braille, automation in Japan, the APEC Summit, the Boeing 747's retirement, a new Orangutan species, Lin Manuel Miranda in Puerto Rico, holiday festivities across the U.S. 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • November 9, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about President Trump's Asia trip, the 2018 Winter Olympics, Election Day 2017, electronics recycling, Czech Christmas preparations, a turkey problem, the World Series Champions, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • November 2, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Daylight Saving Time, the first and second lady, how pollution affects human health, the search for a duck believed to be extinct, former U.S. presidents and the hurricane relief effort, Einstein's theory of happiness, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • October 26, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Syria, Puerto Rican hurricane relief, New Zealand's prime minister, a stock market high, steam trains in South Africa, a celebration of Harry Potter and magic, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • October 19, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the California wildfires, Leonardo Da Vinci, the Boy Scouts, Footpath Schools, an international solar race, cheese in Croatia, the Museum of Failure, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • October 12, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the 2017 Nobel Prizes, the independence debate in Catalonia, the U.S. Supreme Court, rock lobsters, the Moon Festival in Vietnam, Sputnik, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • October 5, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the Little Rock Nine, federal STEM funding, hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, NCAA men's basketball, women drivers in Saudi Arabia, volcano evacuations, World Rhino Day, Star Wars drones, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • September 28, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the United Nations General Assembly, the latest Mexican earthquake, Hurricane Maria, travel to Mars, a condor comeback, the ATM's anniversary, a Major League Baseball record, 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • September 21, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the Olympics in Paris and Los Angeles, the Cassini spacecraft, Irma's citrus crop impact, China going green, new consumer technology products, 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; opinion letters; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments.

    Grades: 4-8
  • September 14, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the earthquake in Mexico, wildfires, DACA, space updates, Guinness World Records, geothermal energy in Iceland, 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; opinion letters; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments.

    Grades: 4-8

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