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Alcohol And Your Health: How Much Do You Know?

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Question 1 of 14

The official medical diagnosis for "alcoholism" is:

  • AAlcohol abuse
  • BRisky drinking
  • CAlcohol misuse
  • DAlcohol use disorder

Question 2 of 14

How many American adults have alcohol use disorder?

  • A20 million
  • B16 million
  • C10 million
  • D5 million

Question 3 of 14

Which of the following is a symptom of alcohol use disorder?

  • AYou've had times when you ended up drinking more or longer than you intended
  • BMore than once you've wanted to cut down or stop drinking, or tried to, but couldn't
  • CYou've spent a lot of time drinking, or being sick, or getting over the after effects of drinking
  • DYou've experienced craving - a strong need, or urge, to drink.
  • EAll of the above.

Question 4 of 14

True or false: 90 percent of people with alcohol use disorder do not receive any form of treatment.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 5 of 14

True or false: A shot of hard liquor has more alcohol than a can of beer.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 6 of 14

True or false: There are medications available to treat alcohol use disorder.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 7 of 14

How many drinks are in a regular bottle of table wine?

  • A7 standard drinks
  • B6 standard drinks
  • C5 standard drinks
  • D4 standard drinks

Question 8 of 14

True or false: A 140-pound woman will have the same blood alcohol content as a 140-pound man after drinking the same amount over the same time period.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 9 of 14

True or false: If you're able to "hold your liquor," you're at lower risk of developing alcohol use disorder.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 10 of 14

True or false: Having biological family members with alcohol use disorder indicates you may be at a higher risk of developing AUD yourself.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 11 of 14

True or false: Alcohol is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 12 of 14

True or false: A typical pina colada can have more calories than two donuts.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 13 of 14

True or false: Many light beers have almost as much alcohol as regular beer.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 14 of 14

Which of these is a symptom of alcohol overdose?

  • AIrregular breathing
  • BConfusion
  • CVomiting
  • DAll of the above.