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.

  • May 17, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Mount Kilauea, primary elections, preparations for summit with North Korea, Iraqi archaeological artifacts, the Taj Mahal, ex-pats fighting hunger in Haiti, the Cincinnati Zoo's aardvarks, a chocolate mess, 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
  • May 10, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Summer health, a name change for Boy Scouts, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year, Central American asylum seekers, science fighting food-borne illnesses, NASA's Mars InSight launch, the Golden Gate Bridge restoration, 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 an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • May 3, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about President Trump's first State Dinner, North and South Korean leaders meet, ballet in Brazil, historic tall ships in New Orleans, a plant experiment, photorealism, Rodin, a traveling Star Wars exhibit, 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
  • April 26, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about NASA's search for exoplanets, Cuba's new leader, First Lady Barbara Bush, the blackout in Puerto Rico, tourism in Saudi Arabia, a sustainable school in Argentina, artificial intelligence for cows, Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win, saving magpies, 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
  • April 19, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Earth Day and recycling, the end of Kentucky's legislative session, Paul Ryan, YouTube privacy issues, Flint's water situation, drone training, a medieval language, a new feline police unit, the Thai Songkran 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, opinion letters, and an FYI segment.

    Grades: 4-8
  • April 12, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about the STLP State Championship, remembering Martin Luther King Jr., teacher protests, French transportation strikes, a dinosaur print discovery, cherry blossoms in Japan, the top dogs in America, 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
  • March 29, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Facebook privacy issues, the First Lady and cyberbullying, the March for Our Lives, the 2018 Kentucky Legislative session, the last male Northern white rhino, a new Harry Potter mobile game, construction jobs for robots, 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
  • March 22, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about recent student protests, the Secretary of State, Stephen Hawking, a lost WWII aircraft carrier, beluga whales, the world's happiest country, rare horses, 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
  • March 15, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about International Women's Day, the West Virginia teachers' strike, President Trump's tariffs, New England's latest nor'easter, whale sharks, ice boating, an international cheese competition, Juno's space mission, 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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    March 8, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about plans to clean up debris in space, women's suffrage, expanded Chilean national parks, Disney's Hall of Presidents, Amazon's new Spheres, the Extreme Unicycling Championships, 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
  • March 1, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about student rallies and protests, historic flooding along the Ohio River, Reverend Billy Graham, the 2018 Winter Olympics, a new spy museum, Happy Meal changes, the New York Toy Fair, London Fashion Week, 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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    February 22, 2018 | News Quiz

    This episode features stories about Lunar New Year, Westminster, President Trump's budget plan, battling Zika in Florida, presidential portraits, Harriet Tubman in Maryland, snow volleyball, a twin record, skiing robots, 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 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

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