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Chapter 10: Alcohol and Alcoholism
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Beer usually contains about what percentage of alcohol?
The approximate concentration of alcohol in table wines is
Which of the following types of wine has the highest concentration of alcohol?
The proof value of an alcoholic beverage is ____ the percentage of alcohol in the beverage
90-proof beverage is ____ % alcohol
A standard drink contains about _____ ounce(s) of alcohol
Which of the following beverages has the highest concentration of alcohol?
About how any calories are in one serving (14-17 grams) of alcohol
6-ounces rum and Coke
Which of the following alcoholic drinks contains the most calories?
Through what part of the body is most alcohol absorption into the bloodstream
Food in the stomach
Which of the following can slow the rate of alcohol adsorption into the bloodstream?
It speeds the adsorption rate, thereby increasing impairment
Which of the following best describes the effect of carbonation on the body's absorption of alcohol?
Where in the body is most alcohol metabolized?
About what percentage of ingested alcohol is excreted unchanged?
Consuming alcohol causes intoxication because alcohol interferes with
Which of the following ethnic groups is most likely to experience flushing syndrome after consuming only a few drinks?
Which of the following substances, in excess, causes a flushing reaction?
Blood alcohol concentration
The amount of alcohol in the blood is called
Emmanuel weighs 150 lb. About how many hours will it take him to metabolize (no longer be impaired) from drinking one standard drink
At a varied rate depending on individual characteristics
Alcohol is metabolized
Alcohol is classified as a(n)
At what blood alcohol concentration are you likely to begin feeling the effects of alcohol
Janis has been drinking at a party and is starting to feel sleepy. She is also having trouble hearing what her friends are saying. Her blood alcohol concentration is most likely
Coma is likely to occur once a person reaches a blood alcohol concentration of
All of these are symptoms of an alcohol emergency and you should call 911 if ANY of these symptoms are present
Dennis's friend Alicia is heavily intoxicated. Dennis should call 911 if she has which of the following symptoms
Which of the following contributes to a hangover?
Over the counter pain relievers like aspirin and ibrophin
Drinking alcohol while taking which of the the following medications can increase the risk of stomach bleeding?
All of these are true about the relationship between alcohol related injuries and violence
Which of the following best describes the relationship between alcohol related injuries and violence?
Having sex with someone who is drunk is legally considered
What is the legal limit of BAC ____ which is approximately more than 1 -2 drinks in the first hour of drinking for 150 lb (depending on all alcohol absorption factors)
They may cause drinkers to consume more alcohol than they normally would
Which of the following is true of caffeinated alcoholic beverages?
The connection between the amount of alcohol consumed and its effects is called the
Maintain a safe distance and stay alert
Which of the following is a good strategy for protecting yourself if you suspect another driver is drunk
A disease of the liver caused by excessive and chronic drinking is
Replacement of liver cells with scar tissue
Which of the following is associated with cirrhosis?
Weakening of the heart muscle caused by heavy alcohol use is called
About how many alcoholics in the United States experience cognitive impairments?
Both physical and mental impairments
The effects of fetal alcohol syndrome are
Drinking alcohol is risky for a fetus
Reducing the risk of clot formation
Alcohol may positively affect the cardiovascular system by
Is recurrent alcohol use that has negative consequences
Which of the following best describes alcohol abuse?
Drinking to alleviate or dull strong emotions or negative feelings
Which of the following is a sign of alcohol dependence?
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines binge drinking for women as consuming ____ drinks in 2 hours
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines binge drinking for men as consuming ____ drinks in 2 hours
Among American sunder 21 what percentage of drinking occurs in the form for bingeing?
About what percentage of college students who reported themselves to be frequent binge drinkers had done something they regretted compared to non-binge
They alternate between periods of sobriety and heavy drinking
Which of the following best describes alcoholics int eh United States?
The unpleasant physical and mental state experience when abstaining from the alcohol after several
What alcohol withdrawal symptom is linked to a mortality rate as high as 15%?
According to the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health about what percentage of college students report themselves to be heavy drinkers
decreased mobility and ruralization
Which of the following is not a risk factor for alcoholism?
An alcohol-related crisis
Individuals with alcoholism who stop drinking on their own often do so because of
It often pairs recovering drinkers with a sponsor
Which of the following statements best describes Alcoholics Anonymous?
It causes a person to become ill when alcohol is ingested
Which of the following statements describes how Disulfiram works?
It decreases the pleasant effects of alcohol without making the person ill
Which of the following statements describes how naltrexone works?
It often begins with heavy drinking in high school and college
Which of the following best describes alcoholism among white men?
Women ten to become alcoholics later in life than man
Which of the following describes the relationship between gender and alcoholism?
Members of which of the following ethnic groups are most likely to use alcohol
While African Americans use less alcohol as a group, they have more alcohol-related problems than members of other ethnicities
Which of the following best describes alcohol use among African American?
Which of the following groups has a lower-than-average rate of alcohol-abuse problems?
Open honest labeling "I think you have a problem with alcohol"
Which of the following is a good way to help a friend who has an alcohol problem?
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