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How much do you know about scams, stamps and other recent stories?

The poster for the Postal Inspection Service's awareness campaign includes images of an under water shark, octopus, mermaid and piranha.
How much do you know about the identity fraud scams that were the subject of a recent Postal Inspection Service awareness campaign?

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

1. Match the identity fraud scam in Column A with the method involved in Column B.

Column A

a) Phishing

b) Quishing

c) Smishing

d) Vishing

Column B

I) Emails

II) Phone calls

III) QR codes

IV) Text messages

2. True or false: Metallic mercury and items containing metallic mercury are prohibited in the mailstream.

a) True

b) False

3. Fill in the blank: The Horses stamps feature (blank) individual designs.

a) Five

b) 10

c) 20

d) None of the above

4. In what area did the first Shakers settle in America in 1774?

a) Albany, NY

b) Canterbury, NH

c) New Lebanon, KY

d) Pittsfield, MA

5. What is the name of this year’s USPS summer wellness challenge?

a) All the Gold

b) Go Gold

c) Going for the Gold

d) Gold Rush

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