ACTION SERVER EDUCATION
Test Your Alcohol I.Q.

Sponsored by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission
Funded by the National Alcohol Beverage Council Association

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  1. What is the BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) limit in Oregon?
  1. 1.6
  2. 1.2
  3. .8
  4. .08

2. Approximately how many bubbles are in a bottle of champagne?
  1. 5000
  2. 490,000
  3. 49 million
  4. 5 million

3. Alcohol is what kind of drug?      
  1. Stimulant
  2. Depressant
  3. Narcotic
  4. Hallucinogen

4. What organ is responsible for detoxifying alcohol from your body?
  1. Kidneys
  2. Brain
  3. Bladder
  4. Liver

5. What happens if you refuse to submit to a BAC test when requested by
a police officer?
  1. You automatically lose your license for a minimum of 30 days.
  2. You automatically lose your license for a minimum of 60 days.
  3. You automatically lose your license for a minimum of 1 year.
  4. Nothing happens.

6. In what year was the corkscrew invented?
  1. 1560
  2. 1660
  3. 1760
  4. 1860

7. In Oregon, businesses that serve hard liquor (distilled spirits) must
have food available:
  1. For a minimum of 2 hours at lunch time and for 3 hours at dinner time.
  2. Only when a cook is on duty.
  3. At all times when alcohol is being served.
  4. On a schedule agreed upon by the licensee and OLCC.

8. What is the best way to 'sober up' a person?
  1. Give them coffee to drink.
  2. Only time will make them sober.
  3. Have them eat some food.
  4. Take them outside for fresh air.

9. On average, how many drinks can your liver process per hour?
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

10. What is the fear of alcohol called?
  1. Erythrophobia
  2. Harpaxophobia
  3. Methyphobia
  4. Phagophobia

11. When is it legal for a server or bartender to drink on duty?
  1. When they are on a break
  2. When a customer purchases a drink for them
  3. If some other employee makes or serves the drink to them
  4. It is never legal to drink alcohol on duty

12. In Oregon, the cost to taxpayers of alcohol-related injuries and
fatalities is:
  1. About $1 million a year
  2. About $50 million a year
  3. About $1 billion a year
  4. About $2 billion a year

13. On average, how many people in Oregon get DUIIs in a year?
  1. 50,000
  2. 25,000
  3. 15,000
  4. 10,000    

14. What is the average number of grapes needed to make a bottle of
wine?
  1. 300
  2. 600
  3. 900
  4. 1200

15. Servers or bartenders are allowed to serve alcohol to a Visibly
Intoxicated Person (VIP):
  1. If there is a designated driver who will be taking the VIP home.
  2. If the staff knows the VIP lives nearby and will be walking home.
  3. If the VIP orders food along with the alcoholic beverage.
  4. It is never legal to serve alcohol to a VIP or to allow a VIP to continue drinking
alcohol.
ANSWERS:
  1. d - in 2005, .08 became the limit in all 50 states
  2. c - 49 million. The estimate comes from Bill Lembeck who calculated the
    amount of CO2 in a bottle and divided it by the average size, or volume,
    of a bubble!
  3. b - depressant
  4. d - Liver
  5. c - You automatically lose your license for a minimum of 1 year.
  6. d - 1860
  7. c - At all times when alcohol is being served. Businesses that serve
    only beer, wine and cider are not required to offer food but are
    encouraged to do so.
  8. b - Only time will make them sober.
  9. a - 1  A drink is defined as 12 oz of 5% beer, 5 oz. of 12% wine and 1 1/2
    oz. of 80 proof distilled spirits (hard liquor).
  10. c - Methyphobia
  11. d - It is never legal to drink alcohol on duty.
  12. c - About $1 billion a year, or more than $2,700,000 a day.
  13. b - 25,000, or 68 a day, or nearly 3 people every hour.
  14. b - 600
  15. d - It is never legal to serve alcohol to a VIP or to allow a VIP to continue
    drinking alcohol.