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
AAlcohol abuse
BRisky drinking
CAlcohol misuse
DAlcohol use disorder
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Question 2 of 14

How many American adults have alcohol use disorder?

A20 million
B16 million
C10 million
D5 million
A20 million
B16 million
C10 million
D5 million
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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.
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.
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Question 4 of 14

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 5 of 14

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 6 of 14

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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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
A7 standard drinks
B6 standard drinks
C5 standard drinks
D4 standard drinks
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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
ATrue
BFalse
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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
ATrue
BFalse
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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
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 11 of 14

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 12 of 14

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 13 of 14

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 14 of 14

Which of these is a symptom of alcohol overdose?

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