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Think you know everything about DUI? Take the Drunk Driving Quiz to find out the facts behind the leading cause of traffic crashes and fatalities in the US. The quiz contains 18 multiple choice questions with the correct answer and its explanation on the slides that follow.

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### Drunk driving quiz

1. 1. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? How many Americans are killed each year in traffic crashes due to drunk driving? A. 11,000 B. 25,200 C. 37,500 D. 50,800 Move to the next slide to view the right answer 1/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
2. 2. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – A Explanation: Alcohol-impaired driving is responsible for 11,000 crash fatalities each year in the US according to the CDC. Move to the next slide to view the next question 1/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
3. 3. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? What is the likelihood that you will be involved in an alcohol-related crash in your lifetime? A. 3 in 10 B. 2 in 10 C. 1 in 10 D. 1 in 20 Move to the next slide to view the right answer 2/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
4. 4. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – A Explanation: According to the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration, an average of three in every ten Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some point in their lives. Move to the next slide to view the next question 2/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
5. 5. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? What does the acronym BAC mean? A. Blood Alcohol Concentration B. Blood Alcohol Criteria C. Body Alcohol Checker D. None of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 3/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
6. 6. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – A Explanation: The BAC or Blood Alcohol Concentration is the amount of alcohol in a person’s blood. Measured as weight per unit of volume, the BAC is denoted in percentage. For instance, a person with a BAC of 0.10% has blood that is one-tenth alcohol. Driving a vehicle with a BAC of 0.08 or higher is considered impaired driving, drunk driving, or driving under the influence. Move to the next slide to view the next question 3/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
7. 7. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Which of the following is impaired when driving with a BAC of 0.08? A. Short-term memory B. Perception C. Information processing capability D. All of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 4/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
8. 8. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – D Explanation: According to MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), the predictable effects on driving after the blood alcohol level reaches 0.08 grams/deciliters are lack of concentration, reduced information processing capability (and accompanying reduced reaction time), impaired perception, and loss of speed control. Move to the next slide to view the next question 4/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
9. 9. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Which of the following driving behaviors is typical to an intoxicated driver? A. Quick acceleration or deceleration B. Zigzagging across the road C. Driving in designated lanes D. Both a and b Move to the next slide to view the right answer 5/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
10. 10. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – D Explanation: According to MADD, some of the many traits that a drunk driver may display while on the road include quick acceleration or deceleration, zigzagging across the road, tailgating, stopping without any reason or sudden braking, driving on the wrong side of the road, driving with headlights off at night, taking abrupt or illegal turns, and more. Move to the next slide to view the next question 5/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
11. 11. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Which of the following age group is at the highest risk of getting involved in an alcohol impaired fatal crash? A. 16-21 B. 21-34 C. 34-40 D. None of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 6/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
12. 12. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – B Explanation: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, although drunk driving is not limited to a single age group, drivers involved in fatal crashes with a BAC level of 0.08 g/dL or higher are likely to be younger men, with those between the ages of 21 and 34 at higher risk. Move to the next slide to view the next question 6/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
13. 13. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? The amount of alcohol needed to become impaired depends on A. The person’s gender B. The person’s hair color C. The person’s favorite drink D. All of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 7/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
14. 14. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – A Explanation: According to collegedrinkingandprevention.gov, “Women become more impaired than men do after drinking the same amount of alcohol, even when differences in body weight are taken into account. This is because womens bodies have less water than mens bodies. Because alcohol mixes with body water, a given amount of alcohol becomes more highly concentrated in a womans body than in a mans.” Move to the next slide to view the next question 7/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
15. 15. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? What other factors affect the amount of alcohol needed to become impaired? A. The person’s mood B. Drinking pace C. The amount of food in your stomach D. Both b and c E. All of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 8/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
16. 16. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – D Explanation: As MADD notes, “The amount of alcohol required to become impaired differs according to how fast you drink, your weight, your gender, and how much food you have in your stomach.” -The quicker the alcohol intake, the higher the BAC. -Individuals who weigh more become drunk slower. They have a higher water content in their blood, which dilutes the alcohol as it is consumed, reducing the BAC. -In comparison to men, women have less water content and more body fat per pound. Since fat cells do not absorb alcohol as easily as other cells, more alcohol remains for a longer time in women’s blood. -When one has something to eat, alcohol absorption is slowed. Move to the next slide to view the next question 8/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
17. 17. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? What should you do when you spot a drunk driver? A. Signal the drunk driver to pull over B. Stop the driver by overtaking the vehicle C. Pull over your vehicle and call 911 D. Yell at the driver Move to the next slide to view the right answer 9/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
18. 18. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – C Explanation: According to MADD, when one spots a drunk driver, one should… -Stay as far away as possible from the vehicle driven by an impaired driver. -Do not signal the other driver to pull over or try to pass them, as this could lead to a collision. -Note down the make, model, color, and type of car, as well as its license plate number. One should not note down this information at the expense of one’s own safety. - Pull over and call 911. Things that are important for the 911 operator to know include the way the car is being driven and where it is being driven, such as the cross-streets and the car’s direction. Move to the next slide to view the next question 9/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
19. 19. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? It is still possible to get arrested for a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) if your BAC is under 0.08%, the legal limit. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 10/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
20. 20. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – A Explanation: Although every state makes it illegal to drive with a BAC of 0.08 gms/dL or higher, a driver can be arrested for DUI when his/her driving is sufficiently impaired, according to the judgment of the law enforcement officer. Move to the next slide to view the next question 10/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
21. 21. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? One in five teens binge drinks. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 11/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
22. 22. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – A Explanation: According to MADD, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 1 out of every 5 teenagers binge drink. However, only 1 in 100 parents believe that their teen kids binge drink. Binge drinking, as defined by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, is the consumption of four or more drinks in a row in about two hours by women or five or more drinks in a row by men. Move to the next slide to view the next question 11/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
23. 23. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? The type of drink affects the level of impairment in driving. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 12/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
24. 24. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – B Explanation: The level of impaired driving is not dependent on the type of drink one consumes, as every alcoholic drink includes ethanol, the impairment agent. Other alcohol types including isopropyl (rubbing alcohol) is used for medicinal purposes only. Butyl and methyl are only used for industrial purposes. A five-ounce glass of wine, one shot of liquor, or one bottle of beer all contain the same amount of ethanol. It’s not the type of drink that affects impaired driving, but the volume of alcohol in a drink and the frequency with which alcohol is consumed, among other factors. Move to the next slide to view the next question 12/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
25. 25. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? It is only possible to be involved in a drunk driving crash when you’re the one driving under the influence. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 13/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
26. 26. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – B Explanation: Driving under the influence not only affects the impaired driver but passengers and everyone on the road as well. Move to the next slide to view the next question 13/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
27. 27. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? How many deaths does drinking, including binge drinking, cause every year in the United States? A. 10,500 B. 25,000 C. 50,100 D. 80,000 Move to the next slide to view the right answer 14/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
28. 28. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – D Explanation: As reported in January 2012 by the CDC, excessive drinking, including binge drinking, is responsible for 80,000 deaths every year in the US. Move to the next slide to view the next question 14/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
29. 29. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? What percentage of all drinking and driving incidents are caused by binge drinking? A. 50% B. 60% C. 85% D. 99% Move to the next slide to view the right answer 15/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
30. 30. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – C Explanation: According to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, binge drinkers were responsible for 85% of all drinking and driving incidents. Move to the next slide to view the next question 15/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
31. 31. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Which state in the US has the highest number of alcohol-impaired driving episodes per capita? A. North Dakota B. New York C. New Mexico D. California Move to the next slide to view the right answer 16/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
32. 32. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – A Explanation: According to the CDC, North Dakota has the highest number of impaired driving episodes. At 988 per 1000 population, its DUI rate is significantly higher than the national rate of 479 per 1,000 people. Move to the next slide to view the next question 16/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
33. 33. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? A designated driver is the person who… A. Owns the vehicle B. Wears a designated driver badge C. Abstains from drinking alcohol D. Is the safest driver Move to the next slide to view the right answer 17/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
34. 34. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – C Explanation: A designated driver is someone who chooses to remain sober and is selected to drive people home when everyone else consumes alcoholic drinks.. Some bars, pubs, restaurants etc offer free or reduced price non-alcoholic drinks to designated drivers to encourage this kind of arrangement. Move to the next slide to view the next question 17/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
35. 35. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? A driver can still be considered a “designated driver” if he or she consumes just one alcoholic drink before getting behind the wheel. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 18/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
36. 36. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? Answer – B Explanation: Although the legal BAC is under 0.08, a designated driver is a driver who completely abstains from consuming alcoholic beverages. Move to the next slide to view the next question 18/18http://www.mysafetysign.com
37. 37. Drunk Driving Quiz Can you answer these 18 questions? "Thank You For Taking The Quiz"http://www.mysafetysign.com