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May 10, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

February 1, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

January 18, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

March 8, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

February 8, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

March 15, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

October 5, 2017 | News Quiz

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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.

February 15, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

May 17, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

September 20, 2018 | News Quiz

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This episode features stories about Hurricane Florence, midterm elections, minimum wage at Disney World, Michigan's water crisis, ocean cleanup, Burmese cats, robotic sailboats, Iceland, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for students. The program consists of news segments, a current events quiz, opinion letters, and an Extra Credit report.

Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website. You can also copy this week's quiz to use in Google Classroom.

November 9, 2017 | News Quiz

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This episode features stories about President Trump's Asia trip, the 2018 Winter Olympics, Election Day 2017, electronics recycling, Czech Christmas preparations, a turkey problem, the World Series Champions, 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.

March 22, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

April 12, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

September 7, 2017 | News Quiz

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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.

April 19, 2018 | News Quiz

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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.

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