Haven Answers

Topics: Alcoholic beverage, Blood alcohol content, Hangover Pages: 27 (5857 words) Published: November 18, 2012
Page 1, Questions 10-20:
1: A standard drink is:
A 16-ounce beer
B 12-ounce malt beverage
C 6-ounce glass of wine
->D none of the above

2: As found in recent studies, people who think they are drinking alcohol (but are not) report: A feeling sad
B feeling aggressive
->C finding other people more attractive
D all of the above

3: Effects in judgment are caused by alcohol’s impact on which part of the brain: A nucleus accumbens
->B frontal lobes
C hypothalamus
D none of the above

4: How many standard drinks does it take before learning (the ability to take in new information) may be affected: ->A as few as one or two drinks
B as few as two or three drinks
C as few as three or four drinks
D none of the above

5: Which of the following statements reflects what is generally found to be true on college campuses: A athletes tend to drink less than non-athletes
B members of Greek-letter organizations tend to drink less than non-Greeks C underage students tend to drink less often than students of legal drinking age ->D none of the above

6: The possibility of alcohol having a long-term effect on the ability to learn and to make decisions is increased by: A drinking as teenagers
B drinking as young adults
C repeated heavy drinking
->D all of the above

7: Based on recent studies at American colleges, what percentage of students choose not to drink: A 5%
B 10%
C 15%
->D 20%

8: Which of the following factors increases the concentration of alcohol someone consumes from drinking one standard drink: A weighing more
B eating certain foods
->C having less body water
D none of the above

9: A blackout is:
A passing out
->B not being able to form new memories about what happened when drinking C being able to remember what happened when prompted
D none of the above

10: Which of the following is NOT true about hazing:
A it is illegal in most states
B it often involves alcohol
->C it is a good way to build unity among new members
D a and c

Page 2, Questions 10-20:
11: Alcohol’s negative effect on academic performance is because of: A interference with the ability to process new information
B hangovers leading to missed classes
C memory difficulty
->D all of the above

12: Someone would report experiencing energized or stimulated at the following blood alcohol concentration (even though in actuality their brain activity may be slowing down): ->A 0.01-0.05%
B 0.05-0.10%
C 0.10-0.15%
D none of the above

13: Adolescent alcohol abusers have shown impairments in cognitive functions: A through the first 24 hours after their last drink
B for at least 3 days after their last drink
C for at least 1 week after their last drink
->D for at least 3 weeks after their last drink

14: Which of the following is a potential warning sign that someone is addicted to alcohol: A an increased tolerance to the effects of alcohol
B experiencing blackouts
C drinking alone
->D all of the above

15: Women absorb alcohol faster than men because:
A they tend to weigh less
B they have less of a needed enzyme in their stomach
C they have less body water
->D all of the above

16: If someone is showing signs of an alcohol overdose, you should: A have them take a cold shower
->B not leave them alone
C get them something to eat
D all of the above

17: Which of the following decreases the chances of an alcohol overdose: A eating before and during drinking
B setting a personal limit of how many drinks will be consumed C alternating your drinks with non-alcoholic beverages
->D all of the above

18: High-risk drinking is defined as:
A 4 or more drinks on an occasion for women
B 5 or more drinking on an occasion for men
C neither a or b
->D both a and b

19: Which part(s) of the brain, when impaired by alcohol, play an important role in...
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