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October 9 is celebrated as World Post Day every year. The date was selected to honor the establishment of the Universal Postal Union, established in 1874. Read the World Post Office Day Quiz article to know more. The UPU’s 192 member countries celebrate World Post Day on October 9 to mark the contribution of universal mail and the UPU’s contributions to society and the global economy. On October 9, 1874, the Universal Postal Union was established as a means of cooperation and regulation among its member states’ mail services. India celebrates National Postal Day for over a week. World Post Day was inaugurated in 1969, at the Tokyo Universal Postal Congress. Know more about World Post Office Day in this Quiz.

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Quiz on World Post Office Day

Disclaimer: The correct answer is marked in bold.

Who invented the Postage Stamp?

  1. Sir Rowland Hill
  2. B.R Ambedkar
  3. Adam Jones
  4. Sir Robert Benjamin 
  • The first Postal conference was hosted in which year?
  1. 18th July, 1934
  2. 15th September, 1874
  3. 17th September, 1974
  4. 9th October, 1969
  • World Post Day was established in which year?
  1. 9th October, 1969
  2. 15th September, 1874
  3. 10th October, 1847
  4. 16th October, 1950
  • The First Postal Service was established in?
  1. 550 B.C
  2. 1600 A.D
  3. 2000 A.D
  4. 390 B.C
  • In which year was the first official post sent?
  1. 400 B.C, India
  2. 1990 A.D, Columbia 
  3. 225 B.C, Egypt
  4. 500 A.D, Europe 
  • Where was the First Postal Conference hosted?
  1. India
  2. United States of America 
  3. United Kingdom 
  4. Singapore
  • When was the first Postage Stamp introduced?
  1. 1940
  2. 1968
  3. 1857
  4. 1840
  • Who ordered the First Organised Postal System?
  1. King Ashoka the Great, India
  2. Queen Victoria II, UK
  3. King Cyrus the Great, Ancient Persia
  4. King Charles, UK
  • When was the General Post Union established?
  1. 10th October, 1969
  2. 9th October, 1969
  3. 9th October, 1874
  4. 10th October, 1874
  • The Universal Postal Union has how many members?
  1. 156
  2. 192
  3. 200
  4. 60
  • Where is the First Indian Post Office outside India located?
  1. Washington D.C, USA
  2. Islamabad, Pakistan
  3. Dhakka, Bangladesh
  4. Dakshin Gangotri, Antarctica
  • The Indian PIN system has how many digits?
  1. Seven
  2. Six
  3. Three
  4. Eight
  • PINs that start with the number 9, are meant for ____.
  1. Indian Railway Post
  2. State Government Channel
  3. Aviation Services
  4. Army Post Office
  • Who was the first Indian-origin King to be portrayed on an Indian Stamp?
  1. Ashoka
  2. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
  3. Chandra Gupta Maurya
  4. Rama kulashekhara
  • Where is India’s first General Post Office situated?
  1. Calcutta, West Bengal
  2. Madras, Tamil Nadu
  3. Delhi
  4. Bombay, Maharashtra 

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Quiz on World Post Office Day FAQs

What type of mail does UPU manage?

The UPU deals with all kinds of parcels, from personal letters and official documents to e-commerce packages.

When is World Post Day celebrated?

9th October is celebrated as World Post Day every year.

The UPU has how many member countries?

UPU has 192 member countries.

For how long does India celebrate Postal Day?

In India, the Postal Day celebration is a week-long process starting from 9th October till 16th October.

The Universal Postal Union was formerly known as?

The UPU was formerly known as General Postal Union.

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