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.

  • 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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