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Alcohol the Chemical (3 hours) Quiz
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Which of the following is not one of the four stages of withdrawal?
Which of the following facts about alcohol is not true?
Alcohol is the most widely used drug known to mankind.
Alcohol is the simplest of all the psychoactive drugs.
Alcohol is also known as ethanol, ethyl alcohol, or ETOH.
Alcohol is the only nonmedical drug taken "only" by mouth.
Alcohol is a stimulant drug.
Using alcohol in a social context would be an example of __________.
none of the above.
Two forms of beverage alcohol that were trade items unique to the United States during the country’s founding were __________.
Vodka and Gin
Rum and sparkling wine
Bourbon and rye
Brandy and Vodka
Rum and whiskey
This Senator from Iowa was instrumental in helping create the legislation that founded such federal agencies as NIAAA.
This is the process where the liver changes the chemical structure of alcohol to help the body move it out of the system.
There is more alcohol in a one ounce shot of whiskey (80 proof) than in a 12 ounce can of beer.
The typical metabolic rate for removal of alcohol from the system is ___________.
about 2 drinks every hour
about 1 ounce of ethyl alcohol per hour
dependent on the type of alcoholic beverage consumed
different between men and women
about 1/2 ounce of ethyl alcohol per hour
The Temperance Movement was founded during the Jefferson era with the goal of “moderation” in the consumption of beverage alcohol.
The AMA’s definition of alcoholism in 1956 ___________.
was not a usable definition
forced insurance carriers to begin paying for alcoholism treatment
was the first definition to include genetics as a characteristic of alcoholism
included a definition of the family aspects of alcoholism
made it possible to begin admitting alcoholics into hospitals for treatment of alcoholism
Research shows that genetic (hereditary) factors are important in the etiology of alcoholism.
Recent scientific findings now suggest that brain cells may not actually die as a result of exposure to alcohol, but may be “disconnected” as a result of drinking and not be able to perform their tasks.
banned the productions and consumption of beverage alcohol.
made it illegal to produce and distribute alcoholic beverages
allowed for the legal sale of medicinal alcohol
both a and c
both b and c
Most acceptable definitions of alcoholism include reference of the approximate quantity of alcohol consumed per unit of time.
Many people define alcoholism in relationship with how they themselves drink.
It is through this process that alcohol has its toxic effect on the various body tissues.
It is estimated that 15% of the drinking population are dependent on alcohol.
E.M. Jellinek ____________.
discovered the genetic characteristics of alcoholism
opened the first treatment center to treat alcoholism
founded the National Council on Alcohol and Alcoholism
was the first researcher to call alcoholism a disease
Drinking buttermilk before drinking can delay intoxication.
Distillation is the process of heating, collecting, cooling, and condensing alcohol to increase its concentration.
Becoming unconscious or passing out from excessive drinking is known as an alcoholic blackout period.
Ataxia is ___________.
the result of peripheral neuropathy
a loss of balance and coordination
a result of vitamin B deficiency
none of the above
all of the above
An important event that took place in 1935 was _____________.
the repeal of Prohibition
the levying of taxes on alcoholic beverages
the AMA released a working definition of alcoholism
the first alcohol treatment center opened in Minneapolis
the founding of AA
An adolescent who drinks any form of alcoholic beverage is an example of which of the following?
None of the above.
Alcohol is an effective drug for aiding restful sleep.
About 50% of all cases of ______ are alcohol related.
A person who never consumes anything stronger than beer is probably not an alcoholic.
is made more potent by adding methyl alcohol to the product
is made more potent by adding ethyl alcohol to the product
is made more potent by doubling the fermentation time
Both b and c are correct.
Both a and b are correct.
“Clarification” is the process where ___________.
ethyl alcohol is created
the ETOH level of wine is boosted above the normal 11% natural fermentation level
ethyl alcohol is removed from the body of the drinker
manufacturers control the amount of ethyl alcohol in the various products
spent yeast is removed, thereby removing the vitamins and nutritional value of the beverage
_____ is a hallmark sign of Korsakoff Psychosis.
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