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Alcohol: Pre-test

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Alcohol: Pre-test

This is a pre-test to see how much you know about alcohol already. THIS IS NOT FOR A GRADE, it is just an assignment. Please answer the questions to the best of your ability.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Alcohol is not a drug.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Alcohol is:
    • A. 

      Absorbed through the walls of the stomach and intestine, directly in to the bloodstream.

    • B. 

      Digested in the stomach and intestines, just like food.

    • C. 

      A depressant and slows down the nervous system.

    • D. 

      Both A and C.

  • 3. 
    Once alcohol enters the bloodstream, it moves quickly to the brain to affect behavior and thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    About 1/3 of American adults choose not to drink alcohol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Alcoholism:
    • A. 

      Affects more than 50% of drinkers.

    • B. 

      Is a chronic (long term) disease in which a person becomes dependent on the continued use of alcohol.

    • C. 

      Is being drunk temporily due to drinking alcohol faster than the body can process it.

    • D. 

      Does not affect the ability to work, play and be productive.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
  • 9. 
    Alcohol first slows thinking and inhibitions. After that it affects ________________, then involuntary body functions, such as ________________.
    • A. 

      Breathing; coordination

    • B. 

      Eating; bladder control

    • C. 

      Cooridination; breathing

    • D. 

      Bladder control; eating

  • 10. 
    Alcohol is high in nutrients and relatively low in calories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False