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Lincoln Memorial
This former Postmaster has his own memorial in Washington, DC.

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. Fill in the blank: The Postal Service reported (blank) in total revenue for fiscal 2018’s first quarter (Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2017).

a) $19 billion
b) $19.1 billion
c) $19.2 billion
d) $19.3 billion

2. By how much will the fee to renew U.S. passports by mail increase in April?

a) $1
b) $10
c) $100
d) This fee isn’t increasing.

3. Who tweeted to congratulate Fort Wayne, IN, Retail Associate Stan Coburn on his 50th year as a postal employee?

a) Fort Wayne Postmaster Kathryn Harris
b) U.S. Rep. Jim Banks
d) All of the above

4. True or false: Informed Visibility shows the physical movement of letters and flats in near-real-time.

a) True
b) False

5. Where did Abraham Lincoln serve as Postmaster?

a) Grandview, MO
b) Millers Ferry, IL
c) New Salem, IL
d) Springfield, IL

Answers: 1) c. 2) d. 3) b. 4) a. 5) c.

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