4-9. First-Class zone rate (priority) mail consists of First-Class Mail weighing more than 13
4-10. 70 pounds.
4-11. 108 inches of length and girth combined.
4-12. A local zone and eight others.
4-13. The balloon surcharge applies to articles mailed at the priority rate that weigh less than 15
pounds and the combined length and girth is from 84 to 108 inches. These articles must be
charged the 15-pound rate for the appropriate zone.
4-14. Magazines, newspapers, and other periodicals.
4-15. Standard Mail (B).
4-16. The complete mailing address and return address including ZIP Codes.
4-17. 70 pounds.
4-18. USPS Postal Bulletin (Conditions Applied to Mail Addressed to Military Post Offices
4-19. 108 inches.
4-20. You must determine if the parcel is machinable or nonmachinable.
4-21. A discount is given using the current intra-BMC discount rate chart.
4-22. Books, film and microfilm, test materials, printed music, all sound recordings, manuscripts
4-23. Special Standard Mail and SAM or PAL if the customer paid for this service, above the
4-24. All mail.
4-25. False; all mail entering the United States is subject to customs examination.
4-26. The mailer.
4-27. The mailer.
4-28. The military postal clerks will ensure that the correct customs declarations are attached to
parcels presented for mailing and the mailer has a valid identification card.
4-29. PS Form 2976-A and PS Form 2976-E (customs envelope).
4-30. PS Form 2976-A.
4-31. Because of misleading, incomplete, or inaccurate information listed on the customs
4-33. $100 from outside of U.S. territory and $200 from Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin
Answers to review questions for chapter 5.
5-1. Certified mail provides the mailer a receipt at the time of mailing and a record of delivery is
kept at the post office of address.
5-2. First-Class or priority mail.
5-3. None; insurance is not available for certified mail.