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.

Join us for a live Q&A with Kelsey Starks

KET Education and the News Quiz team would like to invite you and your students to participate in live Zoom Q&A sessions on December 13 and 15 with host Kelsey Starks! Kelsey will be available to discuss the show, her news background, and career as well as answer questions submitted by your class. Learn more and register today!

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

December 7, 2023 – Coming Soon!

White House Christmas Decorations, Toys Through History, COP28, Hanukkah

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November 30, 2023

Kentucky Gubernatorial Election, Global Elections, Pollinator Loss, Pumpkin Enrichment

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November 16, 2023

Aurora Borealis, Black Holes, Biofuel, Skateboarding History

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November 9, 2023

Kentucky Election, United Auto Workers, Rock Carvings, Nigerian Fashion

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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.