Alcohol the Chemical (3 hours) Quiz

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  1. Which of the following is not one of the four stages of withdrawal?1
  2. Which of the following facts about alcohol is not true?1
  3. Using alcohol in a social context would be an example of __________.1
  4. Two forms of beverage alcohol that were trade items unique to the United States during the country’s founding were __________.1
  5. This Senator from Iowa was instrumental in helping create the legislation that founded such federal agencies as NIAAA.1
  6. This is the process where the liver changes the chemical structure of alcohol to help the body move it out of the system.1
  7. There is more alcohol in a one ounce shot of whiskey (80 proof) than in a 12 ounce can of beer.1
  8. The typical metabolic rate for removal of alcohol from the system is ___________.1
  9. The Temperance Movement was founded during the Jefferson era with the goal of “moderation” in the consumption of beverage alcohol.1
  10. The AMA’s definition of alcoholism in 1956 ___________.1
  11. Research shows that genetic (hereditary) factors are important in the etiology of alcoholism.1
  12. 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.1
  13. Prohibition _______________.1
  14. Most acceptable definitions of alcoholism include reference of the approximate quantity of alcohol consumed per unit of time.1
  15. Many people define alcoholism in relationship with how they themselves drink.1
  16. It is through this process that alcohol has its toxic effect on the various body tissues.1
  17. It is estimated that 15% of the drinking population are dependent on alcohol.1
  18. E.M. Jellinek ____________.1
  19. Drinking buttermilk before drinking can delay intoxication.1
  20. Distillation is the process of heating, collecting, cooling, and condensing alcohol to increase its concentration.1
  21. Becoming unconscious or passing out from excessive drinking is known as an alcoholic blackout period.1
  22. Ataxia is ___________.1
  23. An important event that took place in 1935 was _____________.1
  24. An adolescent who drinks any form of alcoholic beverage is an example of which of the following?1
  25. Alcohol is an effective drug for aiding restful sleep.1
  26. About 50% of all cases of ______ are alcohol related.1
  27. A person who never consumes anything stronger than beer is probably not an alcoholic.1
  28. “Fortified wine”__________.1
  29. “Clarification” is the process where ___________.1
  30. _____ is a hallmark sign of Korsakoff Psychosis.1
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