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. True or false: More than 3.4 billion greeting cards were mailed in the 12-month period that ended Sept. 30, 2018, reflecting a 2.3 percent increase during a three-year period.
2. Which shipping label was recently updated to make it more visible to Postal Service employees who process packages containing cremated remains?
a) Label 136
b) Label 137
c) Label 138
d) Label 139
a) National Association of Letter Carriers, National Postal Mail Handlers Union
b) National Association of Letter Carriers, National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association
c) National Postal Mail Handlers Union, National Association of Letter Carriers
d) National Postal Mail Handlers Union, National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association
4. Customers can use the USPS Hold Mail service to place their mail on hold for how long?
a) 2-7 days
b) 3-30 days
c) 30-60 days
d) 60-90 days
5. What’s the name of contemporary holiday stamps that USPS will release this fall?
a) Holiday Doors
b) Holiday Wreaths
d) Winter Wreaths
c) Winter Berries
Answers: 1) b. More than 2.3 billion cards were mailed during this period, representing a 3.4 percent increase during the previous three years. 2) d. 3) a. 4) b. 5) b.
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