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News Quiz: Remember what you read?

Isabella St Cyr, a student at Freeport High School in Maine, performs the national anthem during last week’s dedication ceremony for the Holiday Wreaths stamps. How much do you know about the stamps?

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. Approximately how many sales leads did USPS employees submit during the previous fiscal year?

a) More than 116,000
b) More than 8 million
c) More than 17 million
d) More than 990 million

2. Which observance ends Nov. 1?

a) Mailbox Improvement Week
b) Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Month
c) National Dog Bite Prevention Week
d) National Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention Week

3. Which application recently became available for craft employees who want to request unscheduled leave?

a) Enterprise Leave Request Application
b) Interactive Voice Response
c) Virtual Timecard
d) None of the above

4. In what format are the Postal Service’s new Holiday Wreaths stamps available?

a) Booklets of 20
b) Coils of 3,000
c) All of the above
d) None of the above

5. Who will be the subject of next year’s planned Black Heritage stamp?

a) Alain Locke
b) Nella Larsen
c) Arturo Alfonso Schomburg
d) None of the above

Answers: 1) a. 2) d. 3) a. 4) a. 5) d. USPS plans to honor Gwen Ifill with next year’s Black Heritage stamp. Locke, Larson and Schomburg are slated to be featured on the Voices of the Harlem Renaissance stamps.

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