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.

  • May 18, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features stories about the FBI, reasons for migration, South Korea's new president, the Swiss Guard, plastic-eating insects, the Hunger Games exhibit, hobby horses, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, 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
  • May 11, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features stories about the American Health Care Act vote, Britain's royal family, the French election, unrest in Venezuela, space debris, an interesting musical instrument, Tony Award nominations, the Kentucky Derby, 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
  • May 4, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features stories about the 2017 VEX Robotics World Championships, American taxes, Holocaust Remembrance Day, protests in Argentina, Minecraft modifications, a 3D-printed prosthesis, sand boarding, 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
  • April 27, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features stories about French and British elections, a food delivery service, highly skilled workers, Vice President Mike Pence's travels, growing vegetables on Mars, selfies as art, homes for bees, 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
  • April 20, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features stories about Justice Neil Gorsuch, Rex Tillerson's international travels, Toyota in Kentucky, California's climate change policies, Malala Yousafzai, Ethiopian wolves, crayon retirement, 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
  • April 13, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features efforts to clean drinking water, alternative energy, air pollution fixes, the Great Barrier Reef, saving seahorses, mushroom farming, a rescue center for orangutans, 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
  • March 30, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features refugee aid, a young refugee artist, the cancelled healthcare vote, wi-fi on school buses, Salvador Dali in Mexico, the Hollywood sign, Labradors, 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
  • March 23, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features President Trump updates, the Dutch elections, a New England snowstorm, algae blooms in Oman, a new way to read books, monk seals, 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
  • March 16, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features fighting the Islamic State in Iraq, International Women's Day, Antarctica, cursive handwriting, endangered turtles, the Iditarod, 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
  • March 9, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features famine in Somalia, U.S. weather, paintings from George W. Bush, space tourists, solar eclipses, ball-rolling bees, the World Ice Fishing Championship, 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
  • March 3, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features town hall meetings around the United States, new planets, Scotland Yard, a touring telescope, canine cops, Bao Bao's trip to China, a cookie convention, 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
  • February 23, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features prime ministers at the White House, news literacy, the Oroville Dam, pollution trackers, Jimmy Carter and solar energy, Westminster, the Academy Awards, 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.

    Attention teachers: The Thursday, March 2, 2017 episode of News Quiz will not be available until Friday, March 3, 2017.

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

    This episode of News Quiz features world religions, 2018 Winter Olympics, Kentucky General Assembly, Queen Elizabeth II, an ice library, Forumla 1, unique burgers, 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
  • February 9, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features President Trump's Supreme Court nomination, Chile wildfires, a Holocaust museum exhibit, ice storm studies, a video game archive, the Super 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; letters to News Quiz; and Earth Trek, Our Great State, and FYI segments.

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

    This episode of News Quiz features space updates, presidential orders, stock market highs, ice on the Danube, dangerous beetles, Chinese New Year, art safaris, 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
  • January 26, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features President Trump's Inauguration, a global temperature record, the Women's March in D.C., new one-hundred dollar coin, skateboarding for girls, 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. More episodes from this series are available in the News Quiz collection.

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

    This episode of News Quiz features President Obama's farewell address, wet weather, auto shows, food in space, Alexander Hamilton, fish farming, ice sculpting, 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. More episodes from this series are available in the News Quiz collection.

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

    This episode of News Quiz features presidential cabinet picks, Russian hacking allegations, the Consumer Electronics Show, animal audits at the London Zoo, platypuses, the Northern Lights, 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
  • January 5, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features space innovations, Google Glass, hoverboards, Mars exploration, birds and drones, cats in class, student built satellites, 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 15, 2016 | News Quiz

    This episode of News Quiz features John Glenn, TIME's "Person of the Year," Pearl Harbor, White House holiday decor, a Dakota Pipeline update, pandas, 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

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