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DONE - Alcohol and other Drugs Edu Answers 1

What consequences can result from drinking under the age of 21? Check all that apply.

A: being banned from participating in sports
B: increasing short-term memory
C: being ordered to do community service
D: looking more mature
E: losing your driver's license
F: being suspended from school

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being banned from participating in sports
being ordered to do community service
losing your driver's license
being suspended from school

Which statements are true about alcohol treatment programs? check all that apply.

A: They offer positive peer pressure.
B: They teach coping skills.
C: They provide structure.
D: They promote self-destructive behavior
E: They allow for a new beginning.
F: They support working with unrealistic goals.

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They offer positive peer pressure.
They provide structure.
They teach coping skills.
They promote self-destructive behavior.

What is a social consequence of using tobacco?

A: the alteration of brain function from use
B: a punishment for violating federal laws
C: a deterioration in mental health over time
D: the financial cost of fueling the addiction

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the financial cost of fueling the addiction

Peer pressure is not a reason teens start to drink alcohol.

A: True
B: false
C: other

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false

Alcoholism is a disease in which a person has a physical & psychological need for school

A: True
B: false
C: other

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FALSE

FAS stands for fetal alcohol syndrome?

A: True
B: false
C: other

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TRUE

BAC stands for Blood Alcohol concentration.

A: True
B: false
C: other

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TRUE

DUI and DWI stand for the same thing?

A: True
B: false
C: other

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false

Intoxicated means high

A: True
B: false
C: other

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false

Alcohol affects the brain and you can become addicted?

A: True
B: false
C: other

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True

Alcohol does not affect all the organs of the body.

A: True
B: false
C: other

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false

It is estimated that it could take up to ____ for your liver to get rid of the alcohol in one standard drink.

A: 2 hours
B: 20 minutes
C: 10 minutes
D: 1 hour

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2 hours

One alcohol beverage takes an hour to leave our body.

A: True
B: false
C: other

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True

The central nervous system is made up of the organs of the body.

A: True
B: false
C: other

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True

Alcohol is considered a ________ because it tends to suppress central nervous system activity.

A: antipsychotic
B: depressant
C: hallucinogen
D: stimulant

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depressant

Alcohol and Body

Which of the following bodily systems is NOT at immediate risk of effects from alcohol?

A: nervous system
B: digestive system
C: respiratory system
D: reproductive system

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reproductive system

Which of the following is NOT a behavioral difficulty children with fetal alcohol syndrome face?

A: problems with shyness
B: problems with impulse control
C: problems with language outbursts
D: problems with hyperactivity

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problems with shyness

Which of the following statements is TRUE?

A: Alcoholics are able to stop drinking anytime they want.
B: Alcoholics will stop drinking if people tell them they have a problem.
C: Alcoholics can stop drinking if they can admit that there is a problem.
D: Alcoholics can stop drinking without help from other people.

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Alcoholics can stop drinking if they can admit that there is a problem.

Which of the following statements BEST describes the effects that alcoholism has on one's life?

A: Alcoholism is generally undetected for years because the alcoholic doesn't allow it to interfere with family life.
B: Alcoholism can bring turmoil to the entire family and can affect one's school or work performance.
C: Alcoholism only affects a person's family life, which is why most alcoholics go unnoticed for years.
D: Alcoholism can affect one's school and work performance, but it has few effects on society.

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Alcoholism can bring turmoil to the entire family and can affect one's school or work performance.

Which of the following statement is TRUE about the effect that alcohol has on society?

A: Alcohol is a contributing factor to many of society's problems, such as budget deficits and healthcare costs
B: Many societal problems are directly related to alcohol, such as domestic violence and child neglect.
C: Apart from motor vehicle accidents, alcohol has a minimal contribution to societal problems
D: Alcohol is the contributing factor that leads to all of society's problems, including unemployment.

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Many societal problems are directly related to alcohol, such as domestic violence and child neglect.

Which of the following is NOT a learning difficulty children with fetal alcohol syndrome face?

A: Fetal alcohol syndrome can cause children to have increased IQs.
B: Many children with fetal alcohol syndrome have a learning disorder.
C: Children may have damaged language skills and lower reading levels.
D: Fetal use of alcohol can cause children to have difficulty with memories.

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Fetal alcohol syndrome can cause children to have increased IQs.

Which of the following is a short-term effect of alcohol use?

A: confusion
B: cirrhosis
C: blindness
D: tremors

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confusion

Which of the following is NOT a factor that influences a person's reaction to alcohol?

A: amount and rate of intake
B: intellectual capacity
C: gender and body size
D: weight and age

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intellectual capacity

Which of the following is NOT an effect of alcohol on the digestive system?

A: Production of stomach acid increases, which can result in nausea or vomiting.
B: Excessive amounts of alcohol can cause breathing to slow, become irregular, or stop.
C: When alcohol is metabolized in the liver, the chemicals can cause inflammation and scarring.
D: Alcohol can lead the kidneys to increase urine output, which can lead to dehydration.

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Excessive amounts of alcohol can cause breathing to slow, become irregular, or stop.

Which of the following statements BEST describes how the body processes alcohol?

A: After alcohol is metabolized in the kidneys, the liver transforms it into fuel for cells.
B: After alcohol is metabolized in the bloodstream, it is burned as fuel for the cells.
C: After alcohol is metabolized in the liver, it is burned as fuel for the cells.
D: Alcohol is metabolized in the liver and then transformed into a cellular toxin.

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After alcohol is metabolized in the liver, it is burned as fuel for the cells.

The first stage of alcoholism is characterized by _______________

A: brain damage and kidney defects
B: admission that there is a problem
C: becoming intoxicated regularly
D: the need for less alcohol to become intoxicated

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becoming intoxicated regularly

The first stage of alcoholism is characterized by becoming intoxicated regularly.

According to teens, the most important factor in choosing not to use alcohol is ____________.

A: media messages
B: peer pressure
C: fear of intoxication
D: parental disapproval

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D: parental disapproval

Medical researchers have found that drinking alcohol of any sort ____________.

A: slows reflexes
B: heightens judgment
C: decreases forgetfulness
D: reduces risk taking behaviors

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A: slows reflexes

When a person is dependent on alcohol, he or she ____________.

A: has a nervous system disorder
B: is intoxicated
C: has fetal alcohol syndrome
D: is an alcoholic

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D: is an alcoholic

Which of the following is NOT true of the short-term effects of alcohol use

A: some alcohol passes quickly into the bloodstream from the stomach
B: nerves controlling involuntary functions are depressed
C: fats build up in the liver, causing liver cells to die
D: coordination and speech are impaired

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C: fats build up in the liver, causing liver cells to die

A condition in which liver tissue is replaced with useless scar tissue is called

A: fatty liver
B: alcoholic hepatits
C: cirrhosis
D: fetal alcohol syndrome

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C: cirrhosis

The long-term effects of alcohol use can include __________.

A: dulled concentration
B: nausea
C: altered judgement
D: high blood pressure

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D: high blood pressure

Which of these is NOT a factor that influences the onset and severity of the short-term effects of drinking?

A: body size and gender
B: time of consumption
C: food in the stomach
D: rate of consumption

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B: time of consumption

Severe withdrawal symptoms as a result of stopping drinking are a sign of addiction.

A: True
B: false

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TRUE

Most schools have adopted a zero-tolerance policy for students found using alcohol.

A: True
B: false

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TRUE

Symptoms of alcoholism include mental confusion, irregular heartbeat, hypothermia, and severe dehydration from vomiting.

A: True
B: false

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FALSE

One serious problem with moderate drinking is that this behavior can result in a fatal dose of alcohol.

A: True
B: false

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FALSE

Toxic chemicals are released as the liver metabolizes alcohol.

A: True
B: false

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TRUE

It is against the law to buy, possess, or drink alcohol unless one is 18 years or older.

A: True
B: false

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FALSE

A person's gender and size can play a major role in the effects of alcohol

A: True
B: false

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TRUE

Fatty liver is an inflammation or infection of the liver.

A: True
B: false

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FALSE

The second stage of alcoholism is addiction

A: True
B: false

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TRUE

Ethanol can be produced synthetically through the fermentation of fruits, veggies, and grains.

A: True
B: false

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TRUE

Long-term effects of alcohol use on the body can include stomach ulcers and high blood pressure.

A: True
B: false

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TRUE

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