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.

  • 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
  • September 7, 2017 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Hurricane Harvey, the total solar eclipse, U.S. government updates, Big Ben, new Girl Scout badges, professional flag football, 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
  • Solar Eclipse 2017 FYI | News Quiz

    On Monday, August 21, millions of Americans will witness the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years. Get a quick introduction to the eclipse with this special FYI segment. 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
  • Environment Special | News Quiz

    This episode 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; opinion letters; and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Innovations and Technology Special | News Quiz

    This episode 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; opinion letters; and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8

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