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Ethel Kessler, the art director who designed the new Lena Horne stamp, and Christian Steiner, who took the photograph featured on the stamp, gather at this week’s dedication ceremony in New York City.

Here’s Link’s latest “News quiz,” a weekly feature that invites readers to test their knowledge of recent stories. The correct answers appear at the end.

1. True or false: The Retail Customer Appointment Scheduler allows users to schedule passport application appointments online.

a) True
b) False

2. Fill in the blank: Lena Horne is featured on the (blank) Black Heritage stamp.

a) 40th
b) 41st
c) 42nd
d) 43rd

3. When was the Hawaii Byodo-In Temple, the subject of a new Priority Mail stamp, built?

a) 11th century
b) 12th century
c) 1968
d) 1986

4. Which USPS platform is the subject of the new “Timing is Everything” video?

a) Expected Delivery
b) Informed Delivery
c) Informed Facility
d) Informed Visibility

5. Match the African-American postal pioneer in Column A with his historic contribution in Column B.

Column A
a) Emmett E. Cooper Jr.
b) Henry W. McGee
c) Leslie Shaw
d) John R. Strachan

Column B
I) First African-American Postmaster in New York City
II) First African-American Postmaster in Los Angeles
III) First African-American Postmaster in Chicago
IV) First African-American to serve as regional Postmaster General

Answers: 1) a. 2) b. 3) c. 4) d. 5) a. IV., b. III., c. II., d. I.

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