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1

________ of all crime is linked to alcohol use.

1/2

2

What is the #1 disease linked with chronic alcohol use?

Cirrhosis

3

________ is when people consume large quantities of alcohol in a short amount of time.

Binge Drinking

4

One drink is ________ ozs. of pure ethanol.

1/2

5

Which factor does not impact a person's BAC?

Heredity

6

This is the organization that controls the sale of alcoholic beverages.

Liquor Control Board

7

This lowers the BAC level for intoxicated drivers under 21.

Zero Tolerance

8

This is a severe form of alcohol withdrawl.

Delirium Tremens

9

In PA a person under 21 has a legal limit of?

0.02

10

Which amendment ended the prohibition?

21st amendment

11

How many cases of alcohol poisoning are there a year in PA?

40,000

12

More than ________ teens die in alcohol related crashes a year.

8,000

13

Alcohol belongs to what drug classification?

Sedative Hypnotics

14

Alcohol deprives the brain of oxygen and starts to shut down ________ functions.

Involuntary

15

Which stage of liver disease can cause the liver to swell, cause fever, abdominal pain, and yellowing of the skin?

Stage 2

16

What are the 3 classes of drinkers?

Social, Problem, and Alcoholic

17

A healthy liver can process about how many drinks an hour?

1

18

What are the effects of alcohol on females?

- delay/irregular menstrual cycle
- reduce fertility
-risk of breast cancer
-early onset of menopause

19

What are the effects of alcohol on males?

- effect size of reproductive organs
- reduce fertility, sperm count, & movement of sperm
-decrease muscle mass
-impaired sexual performance ( impotence- males can't get an erection)

20

What class do most adults fall in, in the US?

Social

21

About ________ in ten drinkers is or will become an alcoholic/problem drinker.

1

22

What is alcohol?

Alcohol is a drug that depresses the brain and nervous system.

23

What is fermentation?

Fermentation is a process in which yeast, sugar, and water are combined to pruduce alcohol and CO2.

24

What is distillation?

Distillation is a process that uses a fermented mixture to obtain an alcoholic beverage with a high alcohol content.

25

What is proof?

Proof is a measurement of the amount of alcohol in a beverage.

26

What are the 3 types of Alcohol?

Beer, Liquor, and Wine

27

What is the percentage of alcohol absorbed into the bloodstream through the stomach wall?

20%

28

The remaining alcohol exits through what?

Urine, Perspiration, or breath.

29

What does alcohol impair?

Senses, Vision, and Hearing

30

What is a blackout?

A blackout is a period in which a person cannot remember what has happened, which is a type of amnesia.