Q_Ch_10_w_answers - Chapter 10 Multiple Choice Questions 1....

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Chapter 10 Alcohol and Tobacco: Making Responsible Choices Multiple Choice Questions 1. Which of the following statements regarding alcohol use in the United States is TRUE? A. About one-third of adults call themselves abstainers. B. About 90 percent of American adults drink alcohol. C. About 40 percent of adults who drink are considered heavy drinkers. D. About 50 percent of college students drink alcoholic beverages. Answer: A Page(s): 190 Objective(s): 1 2. One drink is defined by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism as ___________ ounce(s) of alcohol. A. 0.5 B. 1.0 C. 1.5 D. 2.0 Answer: A Page(s): 190 Objective(s): 1 3. Binge drinking on college campuses is most strongly influenced by A. the social environment. B. economic conditions. C. education levels. D. heredity. Answer: A Page(s): 190 Objective(s): 1 4. Which of the following statements is TRUE about ethnic differences in alcohol use? A. Whites are more likely to abstain from alcohol use than African Americans. B. Hispanic men and Hispanic women have similar alcohol consumption rates. C. Alcohol consumption is higher among Asian Americans than among White Americans. D. Socioeconomic and environmental factors influence ethnic differences in alcohol use.
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Answer: D Page(s): 191 Objective(s): 1 5. Alcoholism is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the number one health problem for which population? A. Asian Americans B. African Americans C. Native Americans D. Hispanic Americans E. Latino Americans Answer: C Page(s): 191 Objective(s): 1 6. Which population group tends to drink very little or abstain from alcohol because of a biological reaction to alcohol? A. Asian Americans B. African Americans C. Native Americans D. Hispanic Americans E. Latino Americans Answer: A Page(s): 191 Objective(s): 1 7. Which of the following is the best way to break a pattern of excessive alcohol use? A. Keep a drinking diary. B. Set goals for change. C. Ask a friend to hide your alcohol. D. Reduce the amount of alcohol in your drinks. Answer: B Page(s): 203 Objective(s): 5 8. Your friend was arrested for drunken driving; police said they had smelled alcohol on his breath. How is this possible? A. Our breath retains strong non-alcoholic odors from drinks, especially beer. B. Traces of alcoholic drinks remain in the tissues lining the mouth.
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C. About 25 percent of alcohol is metabolized in the mouth. D. The body excretes some alcohol directly into exhaled air. Answer:
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Q_Ch_10_w_answers - Chapter 10 Multiple Choice Questions 1....

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