Raising hope

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

1. How much money does the Postal Service want to raise during the latest Combined Federal Campaign?

a) $6.9 million
b) $9.6 million
c) $5.8 billion
d) $8.5 billion

2. Fill in the blank: USPS recorded a net loss of (blank) during its most recent quarterly financial report.

a) $3 billion
b) $18.5 billion
c) $21.4 billion
d) None of the above

3. What is the new maximum size limit for postcards that fall under the Commercial Presorted or Automation First-Class Mail postage rate?

a) 4.25 inches by 6 inches
b) 4.25 inches by 9 inches
c) 6 inches by 9 inches
d) None of the above

4. True or false: After USPS exhausts its supply of Priority Mail Gift Card Flat Rate Envelopes are depleted, employees should recommend Priority Mail Small Flat Rate Boxes instead.

a) True
b) False

5. When did Ursula K. Le Guin publish “The Left Hand of Darkness,” her landmark novel?

a) 1951
b) 1952
c) 1966
d) 1969

Answers: 1) a. 2) a. 3) c. 4) b. Employees should recommend Priority Mail Small Flat Rate Envelopes. 5) d.

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