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News Quiz: Remember what you read?

Do you know why passports are a key business for USPS?

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 blanks: Post Offices accepted more than (blank) passport applications during fiscal 2018, generating (blank) in revenue.

a) 6.5 million, $164.9 million
b) 6.8 million, $204.6 million
c) 164.9 million, $6.5 million
d) 204.6 million, $6.8 million

2. True or false: The Postal Service delivered 33.7 billion mailpieces and packages during fiscal 2019’s third quarter, down 4.2 percent from the same period one year earlier.

a) True
b) False

3. Currently, how many people are Informed Delivery subscribers?

a) More than 18 million
b) More than 19 million
c) More than 20 million
d) More than 21 million

4. Which TV series didn’t debut in 1969?

a) “The Brady Bunch”
b) “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!”
c) “Sesame Street”
d) “Star Trek”

5. To mark the release of the Military Working Dogs stamps, USPS recently produced videos that showcase four breeds and the military branch that commonly uses that breed. Match the breeds in Column A and the branches in Column B.

Column A
a) Belgian Malinois
b) Dutch shepherd
c) German shepherd
d) Labrador retriever

Column B
I) Air Force
II) Army
III) Navy
IV) Marine Corps

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

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