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Conference recall

Can you remember the details of these Link articles?

USPS postcard advertising upcoming career conferences
USPS recently mailed this postcard on career conferences to employees’ homes. Do you know who can attend the events?

“News Quiz” is a weekly feature that lets you test your knowledge of recent Link stories. The correct answers appear at the end.

1. Which USPS employees can participate in this year’s career conferences?

a) All employees

b) Career employees

c) Noncareer employees

d) Supervisors

2. What is the name of the spring wellness challenge open to USPS employees?

a) Nosh

b) Nourish

c) Nom nom

d) None of the above

3. True or false: Thomas J. Foti, the USPS product solutions vice president who will retire this week, began his career as a summer intern at Postal Service headquarters in 1988.

a) True

b) False

4. Fill in the blank: Since the current fiscal year began in October, the Postal Inspection Service has made (blank) more arrests for letter carrier robberies than it did in the same period in the prior fiscal year.

a) 19 percent

b) 34 percent

c) 73 percent

d) None of the above

5. Match the date in Column A with the historic postal moment on which it occurred in Column B.

Column A

a) Jan. 17, 1706

b) Feb. 1, 1978

c) Feb. 17, 1893

d) March 21, 1957

Column B

I) Benjamin Franklin is born

II) The Black Heritage stamp series begins

III) The Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee is formed

IV) A pneumatic tube system for U.S. Mail debuts

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