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Alcohol & You

Alcohol Quiz Results

F - Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant.

F - Aspirin has no effect on Blood Alcohol Level.

T - Alcohol abuse is a problem and continued alcohol abuse can lead to dependence problems, but abuse and dependence are different problems.

T - Alcohol is a central nervous system depressent that affects both respiration (breathing) and heart rate. In large quanities it can depress both functions to the point of stopping the heart and breathing, resulting in death.

F - A mixed drink with one shot of alcohol has the same total alcohol content as a 12 oz. bottle of beer or a 4-5 oz. glass of wine.

F - The rate that your body eliminates alcohol is effected by several things, including body size, the amount of food and sleep you have had and other factors. Everyone eliminates the alcohol from the body differently.

F - Carbonated beverages in a drink will cause a faster absorption of the alcohol into the body, so a gin and tonic will enter the bloodsteam somewhat faster than than a glass of wine. However, the type of alcohol consumed does not affect the rate that the body metabolizes the alcohol.

T - An 18 year old may sell or serve alcoholic beverages in Michigan, but may not purchase, consume, possess, or attempt to purchase, consume or possess alcohol.

F - Drinking coffee will not make a person "more sober." Only time can "sober" a person.

T- Vomitting is a body's response to the try to eliminate the poison
(alcohol).



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