Like most Victorians, you probably like a drink or two and there’s no doubt alcohol plays a big role in our lives. By taking our short quiz you can find out what kind of drinker you are and what this might say about you.

Take the Quiz

What kind of drinker are you?

  • Before we get started we've got a couple of questions for you

    Gender

    Age

    What type of drinker do you think you are?

    Please complete all of the options above.

  • Which of the following personality characteristics best represent you as a person?
  • How would you describe yourself in a social situation?
  • When you look at Australian society and its drinking culture what comes to mind?
  • How do you feel about drinking alcohol?
  • What role do you play when you go out drinking with friends?
  • How well do you tolerate places where people are drinking lots of alcohol?
  • When you wake up after a big night out what is the first thing that comes to mind?
  • When you look at Australian culture and alcohol consumption at social events which statement best reflects your position?
  • What most excites you about a night out?
  • When thinking about your drinking, which statement best reflects you?
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So, it turns out you're an

‘INITIATOR’

For ‘initiators’ most social events involve drinking alchohol


You might not think about your drinking often but alcohol can affect your behaviour and have an impact on those around you.


HERE ARE SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER NEXT TIME YOU HAVE A DRINK.


Out of 2500 Victorian adults surveyed 40% were identified as ‘INITIATORS’, who liked to DRINK A LOT AND INFLUENCE OTHERS.

‘INITIATORS’ OFTEN HAVE OUTGOING PERSONALITIES AND ALSO:

DO YOU KNOW ?

Top 3 common
BELIEFS about DRINKING
of ‘INITIATORS’


Top 3
MOTIVES for DRINKING
of ‘INITIATORS’


Frequency of DRINKING (%)

  • Every day
  • 5-6 days a week
  • 1-2 days a week
  • 2-3 days a month
  • Once a month
  • Once every 2-6 months

THE BOTTOM LINE

‘INITIATORS’ should be careful not to pressure others to drink more than they want and:

could try getting a round of SOFT DRINKS or WATER in between drinks

might like to consider TAKING A BREAK from steady drinking by eating some FOOD.

So, it turns out you're a

‘FOLLOWER’

You like to go with the flow, and find it hard to say no when drinking.


You might not think about your drinking often but alcohol can affect your behaviour and have an impact on those around you.


HERE ARE SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER NEXT TIME YOU HAVE A DRINK.


Out of 2500 Victorian adults surveyed 13% were associated as ‘FOLLOWERS’, who, in most cases, have a high alcohol tolerance and are strongly influenced by others.

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‘FOLLOWERS’ CAN BE EASILY PERSUADED AND ALSO:

DO YOU KNOW ?

Top 3 common
BELIEFS about DRINKING
of ‘FOLLOWERS’


Top 3
MOTIVES for DRINKING
of ‘FOLLOWERS’


Frequency of DRINKING (%)

  • Every day
  • 5-6 days a week
  • 1-2 days a week
  • 2-3 days a month
  • Once a month
  • Once every 2-6 months

THE BOTTOM LINE

‘FOLLOWERS’ could try putting a cap on how much money they take out to AVOID BEING PERSUADED
to drink more and:

SHOULDN'T allow their own level of drinking to be GUIDED BY OTHERS.

might like to consider HANGING OUT with a wide range of FRIENDS, including some who typically DRINK LESS.

So, it turns out you're a

‘MODERATOR’

You're someone who is happy to drink less than most people.


You might not think about your drinking often but alcohol can affect your behaviour and have an impact on those around you.


HERE ARE SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER NEXT TIME YOU HAVE A DRINK.


Out of 2500 Victorian adults surveyed 26% were associated as ‘MODERATORS’, who tend to have a few drinks but AREN'T AFFECTED by PEER PRESSURE.

‘MODERATORS’ OFTEN HAVE CONFIDENT PERSONALITIES
AND ALSO:

DO YOU KNOW ?

Top 3 common
BELIEFS about DRINKING
of ‘MODERATORS’


Top 3
MOTIVES for DRINKING
of ‘MODERATORS’


Frequency of DRINKING (%)

  • Every day
  • 5-6 days a week
  • 1-2 days a week
  • 2-3 days a month
  • Once a month
  • Once every 2-6 months

THE BOTTOM LINE

‘MODERATORS’ have a balanced attitude toward alcohol and can be a positive influence on their heavy drinking peers and:

promote SOCIAL EVENTS with friends where alcohol might be involved, but is not the sole activity.

SUGGEST ‘skipping a round’ to their friends or HAVE SOME WATER between drinks.

So, it turns out you're a

‘PROTECTOR’

You usually look out for others when socialising.


You might not think about your drinking often but alcohol can affect your behaviour and have an impact on those around you.


HERE ARE SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER NEXT TIME YOU HAVE A DRINK.


Out of 2500 Victorian adults surveyed 21% were associated as ‘PROTECTORS’, who prefer NOT TO DRINK A LOT.

‘PROTECTORS’ DON'T LIKE TO SEE PEOPLE'S DRINKING GETTING OUT OF CONTROL AND ALSO:

DO YOU KNOW ?

Top 3 common
BELIEFS about DRINKING
of ‘PROTECTORS’


Top 3
MOTIVES for DRINKING
of ‘PROTECTORS’


Frequency of DRINKING (%)

  • Every day
  • 5-6 days a week
  • 1-2 days a week
  • 2-3 days a month
  • Once a month
  • Once every 2-6 months

THE BOTTOM LINE

‘PROTECTORS’ can be the ‘VOICE OF REASON’ to their heavy drinking peers, who don’t tell people to stop drinking, but to DRINK SENSIBLY.


WHAT TYPE OF DRINKERS DO YOU KNOW?

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