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A group of Central Illinois District retail associates display Postal Pulse surveys and other materials during a retail sales and service training class last year. From left are Krystal Page (Lombard, IL), Gail Ranieri (Bensenville, IL), Shametta Hartley (Aurora, IL), Sharon Turner (Chicago Heights, IL) and Donald Spaniol (Elburn, IL).

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. How many Postal Service employees were attacked by dogs last year?

a) 2,464
b) 6,244
c) 6,422
d) 6,424

2. Among those with some college education, how much does the typical full-time, year-round STEM worker earn annually?

a) $47,545
b) $54,745
c) $55,475
d) $57,545

3. Fill in the blank: The next Postal Pulse employee survey begins (blank).

a) Sunday, May 6
b) Tuesday, May 22
c) Tuesday, June 1
d) Tuesday, June 22

4. True or false: In 2018, you can contribute no more than $15,800 to your Thrift Savings Plan account.

a) True
b) False

5. According to Postal Facts, how many USPS employees were honored for their heroism during fiscal 2017 (Oct. 1, 2016-Sept. 30, 2017)?

a) 315
b) 316
c) 317
d) 318

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

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