Worksheets: Physiological and Psychological Effects of Alcohol on the Driving Task

 

Worksheet 1: Which has the most alcohol?

 

Please use your math skills and knowledge of alcohol content in the drinks specified below to determine the ounces of alcohol in each of the drinks.

 

DRINK

SERVING SIZE

OUNCES OF ALCOHOL

Regular Beer

 

With 4.5% alcohol by volume

12.0 oz serving

 

Light Beer

 

With 3.5% alcohol by volume

12.0 oz serving

 

 

Non-alcohol beer

 

With .035% by volume

12.0 oz serving

 

Whiskey

 

With 80 proof by volume

1.0 oz serving

 

Cooler/breezer

 

With 5.1% alcohol by volume

12.0 oz serving

 

Margarita

 

2.0 oz. of lime mixer & water

1.5 oz. of 80 proof tequila

0.05 oz of 50 proof triple sec

4.0 oz serving

 

Malt Liquor

 

With 7.7% alcohol by volume

16.0 oz serving

 

 


Worksheet 2: Percentage differences in alcoholic beverages

 

Please use your math skills and knowledge of alcohol content in the drinks specified below to determine the percentage differences of alcohol of the drinks below:

12 oz

Beer @ .045

0.540 oz. alcohol

1 oz

80 proof whiskey

0.400 oz alcohol

12 oz

Cooler @ .051

0.612 oz alcohol

4 oz

Margarita

0.725 oz alcohol

16 oz

Malt Liquor @ .077

1.232 oz alcohol

 

Example: Find the percentage difference between beer and whiskey for the amount given:

Step one - .54 - .40 = .14 oz

Step two - .14 oz .40 = .35 or 35%

Step three - beer has 35% more alcohol than whiskey for the amount shown

 

How much more alcohol (in percentage) does a cooler have compared to whiskey?

 

Step one

Step two

Step three cooler has ______% more alcohol than whiskey for the amount shown

 

How much more alcohol (in percentage) does margarita have compared to beer?

 

Step one

Step two

Step three - Margarita has ______% more alcohol than beer for the amount shown.

 

How must more alcohol (in percentage) does malt liquor (Bull Ice) have compared to an average beer?

 

Step one

Step two

Step three Malt liquor has ______% more alcohol than beer for the amount shown.


Worksheet 3: Number of Light Beers


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