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 2022-2023 schedule.

NEW! Making News Quiz

Go behind the scenes of News Quiz to see the production process from beginning to end. In addition to host Kelsey Starks, meet the people (and learn about their careers) involved in making a television show happen, from producers and scriptwriters to our graphics designer, editor and education advisors. Watch now on PBS LearningMedia!

Recent Episodes

Technology Special

This special bonus episode – recorded LIVE at the STLP State Championship in Lexington, Kentucky – features stories focused on technology innovations.

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May 18, 2023

Kentucky Primary, Title 42 Ends, Floating Solar Farms, Havasupai Tribe

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TEACHERS: Take our 2023 Teacher Survey for a chance to win a 1-on-1 Zoom visit with Kelsey for your class or school.

May 11, 2023

Ocean Census, COVID-19 Emergency Ends, King Charles III, New Polar Bear in Germany

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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.