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The Hank Aaron stamp sheet
Do you know when Hank Aaron scored his record-breaking home run?

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

1. When did Hank Aaron hit his record-breaking 715th home run?

a) April 6, 1974

b) April 7, 1974

c) April 8, 1974

d) April 9, 1974

2. When did Betty Ford become first lady?

a) Aug. 6, 1974

b) Aug. 7, 1974

c) Aug. 8, 1974

d) Aug. 9, 1974

3. True or false: The new TV miniseries “Franklin” depicts Benjamin Franklin’s efforts to persuade the French to aid America’s rebellion against the British.

a) True

b) False

4. Fill in the blank: The first Forever stamp depicted the (blank).

a) Liberty Bell

b) Statue of Liberty

c) U.S. flag

d) None of the above

5. Match the USPS product in Column A with its newly proposed price in Column B.

Column A

a) Domestic postcard

b) International postcard

c) Letters (1 ounce)

d) Letters (metered 1 ounce)

Column B

I) 56 cents

II) 69 cents

III) 73 cents

IV) $1.65

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