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1: It is illegal for individuals of the legal drinking age to operate a motor vehicle at a BAC of:
A) 0.02%
B) 0.05%
C) 0.07%
D) 0.08%
ANS: 0.08%

2: People can better monitor their drinks by:
A) knowing how much alcohol is in each drink
B) drinking from communal sources, such as a punch bowl
C) pouring the drink themselves
D) both a and c
ANS: both a and c

3: Which of the following has primary responsibility for eliminating alcohol from the bloodstream?
A) liver
B) stomach
C) pancreas
D) both a and b
ANS: liver

4: Which of the following things are generally true about alcohol advertisements:
A) they have no effect on how much alcohol is consumed
B) they target our expectations and perceptions about drinking
C) they accurately depict the negative effects from drinking too much
D) none of the above
ANS: they have no effect on how much alcohol is consumed

5: A blackout is:
A) more likely to be experienced when drinking quickly
B) more likely to be experienced by women
C) more likely to be experienced when drinking too much
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

6: Key signs of an alcohol overdose include:
A) being in a semiconscious state
B) difficulty breathing
C) both a and b
D) neither a or b
ANS: both a and b

7: If a man and a woman who weigh the same consume the same amount of alcohol:
A) the man's BAC will likely be higher
B) the womans BAC will likely be higher
C) their BAC levels would be the same
D) none of the above
ANS: the womans BAC will likely be higher

8: People can help prevent their BACs from rising to dangerous levels by:
A) avoiding drinking games
B) avoiding eating before and during drinking
C) pacing their drinks to one or fewer per hour
D) both a and c
ANS: both a and c

9: To avoid a situation where someone is tempted to drive after drinking, you could:
A) call ahead for a taxi to pick up you or your friends
B) get a sober designated driver to drive everyone home
C) check to see if your school has a safe ride program
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

10: After just one or two drinks,
A) people often report feeling in a "good mood"
B) alcohol starts to affect the brain
C) both a and b
D) neither a or b
ANS: both a and b

11: Research shows that the brain:
A) has essentially finished developing by the onset of puberty
B) has essentially finished developing by 18 years of age
C) continues to develop until people are in their mid-20's
D) continues to develop until people are in their mid-30's
ANS: continues to develop until people are in their mid-20's

12: "BAC" stands for:

A) body alcohol calculator
B) blood alcohol concentration
C) body alcohol concentration
D) blood alcohol calculator
ANS: body alcohol concentration

13: "DUI" stands for:
A) driving under inebriation
B) driving using intoxicants
C) driving under the influence
D) none of the above
ANS: driving under the influence

14: Which part(s) of the brain, when impaired by alcohol, play an important role in learning:
A) cerebellum
B) hippocampus
C) hypothalamus
D) all of the above
ANS: hippocampus

15: Which of the following decreases the chances of an alcohol overdose:
A) eating after drinking
B) keeping one's BAC in a safer range (well below 0.04%)
C) drinking coffee
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

16: Which of the following activities can cause your BAC to rise quickly:
A) playing drinking games
B) drinking shots
C) chugging
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

17: Someone who wants to pace their drinking could try:
A) taking small sips to drink more slowly
B) alternating non-alcohol drinks and alcohol drinks
C) both a and b
D) neither a or b
ANS: both a and b

18: The "rate of absorption" has to do with:
A) how quickly alcohol is absorbed into bodily tissues
B) how quickly alcohol is processed by the kidneys
C) how quickly alcohol enters the bloodstream
D) both a and c
ANS: how quickly alcohol enters the bloodstream

19: Which of the following can be affected by alcohol consumption?
A) memory
B) judgment
C) attention
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

20: Which of the following is true about drinking and driving:
A) as long as someone is under the legal alcohol limit, it is safe to drive
B) if under 21, it is illegal to drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in ones blood system
C) it takes at least 2 drinks before driving is impaired
D) both b and c
ANS: if under 21, it is illegal to drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in ones blood system

21: It's possible to drink too much and:
A) impair the nerve signals that control breathing
B) impair vital reflexes that control gagging
C) suffer alcohol poisoning
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

22: Each standard size drink always contains:
A) the same amount of calories
B) the same volume of liquid
C) the same amount of alcohol
D) both b and c
ANS: the same amount of alcohol

23: A person's BAC will go down if they:
A) drink coffee
B) take a cold shower
C) vomit
D) none of the above
ANS: none of the above

24: If you don't know how much alcohol is in a drink, you can:
A) ask the person who poured it
B) throw it out
C) both a and b
D) neither a or b
ANS: throw it out

25: Which of the following perceptions influence why and how people drink:
A) how we think others feel about drinking
B) how often we think others are drinking
C) what we think we will or won't get from drinking
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

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26: It is estimated that it could take up to ____ for your body to get rid of the alcohol in one standard drink.
A) 30 minutes
B) 45 minutes
C) 1.5 hours
D) 2 hours
ANS: 2 hours

27: After people have been drinking:
A) they will have a harder time making safe decisions about not drinking and driving
B) they will have a harder time reacting to hazards on the road
C) both a and b
D) neither a or b
ANS: both a and b

28: Which of the following statements is true based on recent research:
A) many students support stricter alcohol policies
B) many students report being negatively affected by other students' drinking
C) many college students don't drink in high-risk ways
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

29: A standard drink is:
A) 12-ounce beer
B) 2 ounces of liquor
C) both a and b
D) neither a and b
ANS: both a and b

30: When faced with a friend who is trying to drive under the influence:
A) make sure a sober driver follows your friend home
B) listen to your friend if he or she says they are "okay" to drive
C) both a and b
D) neither a or b
ANS: neither a or b

31: Which of the following statement(s) are always true about alcohol:
A) the higher BAC rises, the harder it can be for people to control their actions
B) the higher BAC rises, the greater the chance of feeling tired, depressed, or nauseous
C) alcohol has no effect on some people
D) both a and b
ANS: both a and b

32: A blackout:
A) can occur at a BAC of 0.10-0.15%
B) is when a person becomes unconscious from drinking too much alcohol
C) is caused by an impairment of the hippocampus
D) both a and c
ANS: both a and c

33: If someone is showing signs of an alcohol overdose, you should:
A) not leave the person alone
B) lay the person on his or her side
C) call for help right away
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

34: Alcohol can increase the chances of:
A) contracting a sexually-transmitted disease
B) having sex unwillingly or with an unwilling partner
C) damaging relationships
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

35: When trying to convince a friend not to drive after drinking, you should try:
A) talking to your friend in private so he or she won't get embarrassed
B) telling your friend that you can't let anything bad happen to him or her
C) both a and b
D) neither a or b
ANS: both a and b

36: High-risk drinking is defined as:
A) 5 or more drinks on an occasion for women
B) 6 or more drinks on an occasion for men
C) both a and b
D) neither a or b
ANS: neither a or b

37: Alcohol is:
A) a drug
B) an anti-depressant
C) a hallucinogen
D) all of the above
ANS: a drug

38: Which of the following is a key factor that influences BAC?
A) mood
B) body weight
C) gender
D) both b and c

ANS: both b and c

39: Alcohol can have a negative effect on academic performance because of:
A) students being more likely to get behind in schoolwork
B) missed classes
C) delayed or forgotten work
D) all of the above
ANS: all of the above

40: Someone might start to report feeling in a "good mood" at which of the following BAC levels:
A) 0.02%
B) 0.10%
C) 0.15%
D) none of the above
ANS: 0.02%


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More Questions:

Q-1 when must you signal before making a turn?
Ans. At least 100 feet.

Q-2 how close may you park to a corner?
Ans. 25 feet.

Q-3 how close may you park to a stop sign?
Ans. 50 feet.

Q-4 how close may you park to a fire hydrant?
Ans. 10 feet.

Q-5 what is the stopping distance on a dry road at 50 mph?
Ans. 20 feet.

Q-6 what is the stopping distance you may park from a curb?
Ans. 6 inches.

Q-7 what are the penalties for driving without insurance?
Ans. Suspension of driver’s license and registration and fines.

Q-8 serious accident causing death, injury, or $200 damage must be reported yes or no?
Ans. Yes, must be reported within 5 days to DMV.

Q-9 Points are only issued for?
Ans. Moving violation.

Q-10 When you will be given a proposed license suspension notices?
Ans. When you have received 12 points.

Q-11 What is the penalty for driving with a suspended license?
Ans. First offence $500 fine and up to

Q-12 What is the penalty for not telling truth when applying for a license?
Ans. Not less than a $200 fine and/or up to 6 months jail.

Q-13 Up to 3 points may be subtracted from your record if you receive no moving violations for how long?
Ans. 1 year.

Q-14 what is the penalty for refusing to take the breath analyzer test?
Ans. 6 moths to 1 year license suspension.

Q-15 who is responsible if a student commits a traffic offense?
Ans. Both the student and the instructor (or licensed driver).

Q-16 what should you do if approaching a steady yellow signal?
Ans. Stop before entering the intersection.

Q-17 what is a good practice while driving?
Ans. Keeps from looking at any one thing for more than a few seconds.

Q-18 what is the proper lane to turn into when making a left turn?
Ans. The lane nearest the center in the direction you are heading.

Q-19 when driving at night you should be able to stop how?
Ans. Within the distance you can see.

Q-20 where should you position the car to make a left turn from a 2 way street?
Ans. The lane nearest the center of the road.

Q-21 what is a good practice when nearing an intersection?
Ans. Slow down and be prepared to stop.

Q-22 what is the purpose of traffic laws?
Ans. To protect you and other driver.

Q-23 if there is no “no turn on red” sign, when can you make a turn on red?
Ans. After making a full stop and yielding to traffic.

Q-24 if you feel or hear an unusual thumping noise while driving it may be of?
Ans. The tires.

Q-25 what is the best advice if your car is stranded in a heavy snowstorm?
Ans. Stay with your car.

Q-26 what is the good practice when driving in the city?
Ans. Checks 12 seconds ahead.

Q-27 what must you do if you want to turn left at a traffic light?
Ans. Yield to upcoming traffic.

Q-28 what do two parallel white lines across the road mean?
Ans. Pedestrian crosswalk.

Q-29 which lights you should use when driving in fog?
Ans. Low beams.

Q-30 what papers must you have when operating a car?
Ans. License, registration and insurance.

Q-31 what should be done if two cars enter an uncontrolled intersection at the same time?
Ans. The driver on the left must yield to the driver on the right.

Q-32 double solid centerlines mean?
Ans. No passing.

Q-33 why should you use seat and shoulder belts?
Ans. They increase your chance of surviving an accident.

Q-34 when may you pass on the right?
Ans. If the car in front is turning left and there is a lane for driving on the right.

Q-35 what does a flashing red light mean?
Ans. Stop, proceed with caution.

Q-36 what does a green light mean?
Ans. Proceeds when safe.

Q-37 what does a single solid white line across and intersection mean?
Ans. You should stop behind the line for a traffic sign or signal.

Q-38 what does a yellow diamond shaped sign mean?
Ans. Warning or caution.

Q-39 when should you use parking lights?
Ans. When parking only.

Q-40 which way do you turn if you go into a skid?
Ans. In the direction the rear of the car is going.

Q-41 how far should you stay behind the car you are following?
Ans. At least 2 seconds.

Q-42 what direction should you check first when approaching an intersection?
Ans. To the left.

Q-43 if two cars reach a 4-way stop at the same time, what is the proper procedure?
Ans. The driver on the left should yield to the driver on the right.

Q-44 what should you do if you go into a skid?
Ans. Takes your foot off the gas.

Q-45 what is the most common mistake a new driver makes with the brakes?
Ans. Pushing too hard.

Q-46 what is the best way to talk to the other drivers?
Ans. Use horn.

Q-47 what does a red 8-sided sign mean?
Ans. Stop.

Q-48 what does a red and white triangular sign mean?
Ans. Yield.

Q-49 if you drive through a deep puddle, what should you do?
Ans. Test your brakes.

Q-50 when should you use your high beam?
Ans. On open country roads.


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