Alcohol: What have you learned?

Drinking alcohol in excess can lead to many negative consequnces. These can be avoided by practicing safe drinking, and knowing your limits. Work towards achieving a healthier lifestyle!

Take the quiz to see what you've learned about alcohol both through the website and through the links provided. Take your time and read the answers carefully, sometimes reading all of the options is more important than quickly finding an answer.

Created by: Stasia
What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
1. Safe behaviors when drinking DO NOT include:
Avoiding drinking games
Doing a keg stand
Eating food before and during drinking
Keeping track of your total number of drinks
2. Goals set by PSU to decrease the negative side effects of drinking include:
Support students working to reduce the negative consequences of high-risk drinking
Increase the social/cultural environment on campus to support students in making safer drinking decisions
Increase the percentage of students who use protective behaviors while drinking
Increase student knowledge of risk-reduction strategies
All of the above
3. Serious consequences from drinking and going out include everything EXCEPT:
Decreased academic performance
A visit to the hospital
Legal Trouble
Alcohol poisoning
None of the Above
4. Tips on how to avoid legal trouble include everything EXCEPT:
Having a friend pick you up
Knowing your limits
Spending the night at the party house
Choosing not to drink
Walking home drunk
5. According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms of alcohol poisoning include:
Blue-tinged skin or pale skin
Confusion, stupor
Slow breathing (less than 8 breathes a minute)
All of the above
6. Drinking can result in negative behaviors including:
Getting behind in school work
Forgetting what happened
Doing something you later regretted
Missing class
All of the above
7. The College Student Alcohol Safety website has tips on how to drink safely, including:
Drinking in a safe environment
Keeping an eye on your drink
Knowing your limits
Drinking alone
Drinking with caution
8. According to the UHS "How to Help a Friend" paper, basic warning signs include:
Drinking to a state of intoxication
Missing work or class due to hangovers
Relying on a drink to start the day
Choosing drinking over other activities
Experiencing an increase in tolerance, being able to "hold your liquor"
All of the above
9. The Pennsylvania DUI penalties state:
First offense: 90 days no license
Second offense: 1 year no license
Third offense: 3 years no license
Mandatory alcohol education and assessment/treatment
All of the above
10. On the Alcohol Problems and Solutions webpage, there is a "Facts & Fiction" section, which of the following are fiction?
A "beer belly" is caused by eating too much food. No beer or other alcohol beverage is necessary
The US has the most strict youth drinking laws in the Western world, including the highest minimum drinking age in the entire world.
People who can drink heavily without becoming intoxicated have probably developed a tolerance for alcohol, which can indicate the onset of dependency.
College life leads to drinking by most students who enter as abstainers.
Only time can sober up a person...not black coffee, cold showers, exercise, or any other common "cures."

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