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Virtual Scavenger Hunt on Underage and Binge Drinking

Posted by Informed Families on May 27, 2020 at 2:39 PM

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Congratulations to the FIVE WINNERS of the Informed Families Virtual Scavenger Hunt focused on the dangers of underage and binge drinking. They will each receive a $25 Amazon gift card for answering all of the game questions correctly. All winners were randomly selected.

  1. Noelle Taylor – Collier County

  2. Arbens Darius – Hillsborough County

  3. Gio Vanegas – Miami-Dade County

  4. Lelani Delgado – Orange County

  5. Heather Newby – Seminole County

Informed Families would also like to congratulate Janine Mojica from Lake Nona High School in Orange County on winning a $50 Amazon gift card for having the most student participation in the Virtual Scavenger Hunt.

Thank you to everyone who joined in the game. We hope it was informative and fun. Stay tuned for future contests and games!

The correct answer to each question was posted on the Informed Families website at 9 PM the day after the question was sent out. Here are all the questions and answers in case you missed any or weren't able to join in the fun. 

Questions and Correct Answers
1. The percentage of teens who drink alcohol has increased over the last ten years.
A. True
B. False

Answer B: The percent of high school teens reporting lifetime alcohol use declined compared to peak years. Source: Monitoring the Future 2019 survey

2. Alcohol is a factor in the deaths of ______ people under the age of 21 each year.
A. 4,358
B. 510
C.3,290
D. 7,335

Answer A:  Based on data from 2006–2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that, on average, alcohol is a factor in the deaths of 4,358 young people under age 21 each year. 

3.  People who start drinking before the age of 15 are 4 times more likely to develop a dependence on alcohol.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

Answer A:  People who start drinking before the age of 15 are 4 times more likely to develop a dependence on alcohol. Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

4. In 2016, what % of drivers ages 15 – 20 killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes had a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.01 or higher?
A. 12%
B. 24%
C. 5%
D. 4%

Answer B: 24% of drivers ages 15 – 20 killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes had a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.01 or higher. Source: National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA). (2017). Fatality Analysis Reporting System: 15-20 year old drivers killed in motor vehicle crashes (Special analyses). National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

5. Parents who provide alcohol to minors during parties are breaking which law?
A. Good Samaritan
B. First Amendment
C. Social Host
D. Whistleblower Protection Act

Answer C: Social host liability is a legal concept that some states follow, allowing a host of a party or other gathering to be held liable in certain situations where a guest becomes intoxicated and ends up causing an injury to a third party.

 

Topics: underage drinking, alcohol, binge drinking, alcohol use, contest

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We teach people how to say no to drugs and how to make healthy choices. To reduce the demand for drugs, Informed Families has focused its efforts on educating and mobilizing the community, parents and young people in order to change attitudes. In this way we counteract the pressures in society that condone and promote drug and alcohol use and abuse. The organization educates thousands of families annually about how to stay drug and alcohol free through networking and a variety of programs and services .

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