Alcohol Awareness Quiz

Alcohol contributes to 100,000 deaths annually, making it the third leading cause of preventable mortality in the U.S., after tobacco and diet/activity patterns. Alcohol is a nervous system depressant, which can affect virtually every organ in the body, since it goes directly into the bloodstream. It impairs judgment, leading to unsafe behaviors, and eventually can result in death.

Take this quiz to see how much you really know about alcohol! Hopefully by the end of the quiz you will know a lot more than you knew when you started with this quiz and you will think twice when going out and controlling yourself and being safe!

Created by: Lauren

  1. Only time will rid the body of alcohol and its effects
  2. Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)
  3. Alcohol is
  4. Binge drinking is
  5. The three most important factors when determining a persons blood alcohol content (BAC) are body size, amount of alcohol consumed and rate of drinking
  6. Coffee and cold showers will alleviate the effects of alcohol and should be used in certain cases as they will help speedily eliminate the alcohol from the body.
  7. The use of aspirin does not increase intoxication.
  8. On average, how quickly does the body process and break down one unit of alcohol?
  9. Which of the following can be factors in a hangover headache?
  10. Drinking too much alcohol may increase the likelihood of which of these diseases?
  11. How many deaths does alcohol misuse account for each year in the U.S.?
  12. Which of the following is a sign that a person may have an alcohol problem?
  13. Binge drinking is defined as __ drinks for men and __ drinks for women during a single occasion.
  14. Alcohol slows down your body and mind.
  15. You feel alcohol’s effects right away.
  16. It is okay to put your drunk, passed out friend to bed and go back to the party.
  17. In Virginia, if you are under 21 and are caught driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.05, you could lose your drivers license for six months.
  18. It has been found that there is a link between alcoholism and heredity.

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