Welcome to News Quiz!

Join us for News Quiz, KET’s weekly current events show designed for students. This interactive program features a 10-question quiz based on each week’s stories. This interactivity ensures your class stays fully engaged while improving their listening skills and knowledge of current events.

Your students will stay up to date with state, national, and international stories. There’s something for everyone from election coverage and technology innovations to inspiring artists and enchanting animals. And many stories include maps that help strengthen geography skills.

New episodes of News Quiz are available exclusively online on PBS LearningMedia. For your reference you can, download a PDF copy of the 2023-2024 schedule.


Total Solar Eclipse 2024

On Monday, April 8, millions of Americans will witness a total solar eclipse. There won’t be another one to cross North America from coast to coast until 2045! This special episode of News Quiz features stories about the types of solar eclipses, what makes a total solar eclipse so exciting, and where and how students can view the eclipse safely. Watch now on PBS LearningMedia!


Recent Episodes

April 11, 2024

Total Solar Eclipse, Cicadas, Seasonal Allergies, Cherry Blooms and the Tidal Basin

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March 28, 2024

Total Solar Eclipse, Future Weather Report, Haiti, Presidential Rematches

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March 21, 2024

March Weather Extremes, Russian Election, Ramadan, Total Solar Eclipse

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March 14, 2024

State of the Union, Presidential Race Update, ASEAN in Australia, Chewing Gum Comeback

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You can also send letters to News Quiz – c/o KET, 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502-2296 or email us at newsquiz@ket.org.