Quiz: Test your knowledge of alcohol in New Mexico


What substance killed the most New Mexicans in 2020?

  1. Heroin
  2. Methamphetamines
  3. Fentanyl
  4. Alcohol

Between 1990 and 2008, New Mexico cut its rate of fatal alcohol-involved crashes by 73%. How much did the rate change between 2008 and 2020?

  1. It fell 72%.
  2. It fell 52%.
  3. It stayed the same.
  4. It rose 42%.

In New Mexico, what share of homicides and suicides involve a victim who has been drinking?

  1. Just over 2%.
  2. Around 10%.
  3. About 20%.
  4. Around one in three.

What share of New Mexican adults drink alcohol?

1. 29%
2. 49%
3. 69%
4.  89%


What share of surveyed New Mexican drinkers meet criteria for an alcohol use disorder?

  1. One in ten.
  2. One in five.
  3. One in four.
  4. Half.

In 1970, to drink heavily of even the cheapest liquor a person would have to spend 22% of average after-tax income. How much would they have to spend in 2010?

  1. 33%
  2. 23%
  3. 13%.
  4. 3%

The alcohol New Mexicans consumed in 2021 would fill how many Olympic swimming pools?

  1. Three.
  2. Twelve.
  3. Forty-five.
  4. Seventy-two.