Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Answers
Which factors influence how drinking and binge drinking affect a person? Check all that apply. • the person's body size • the time of day • the person's gender • medications the person has taken • whether the person drinks hard liquor or beer the person's body size, the person's gender, medications the person has taken
When would Pete need to call 911? Check all that apply. if his friend has slow or irregular breathing if his friend is unable to wake up if his friend starts vomiting while unconscious
Which of these can be a result of drinking alcohol? Check all that apply. A young person may forget to use contraception. A young person may display impaired judgement. A fetus may suffer from the mother's pregnancy complications.
Identify whether each statement is a fact or myth about alcohol use. 1. Taking a cold shower or drinking coffee will help someone sober up more quickly. 2. Drinking beer is less dangerous than drinking hard liquor. 3. Using alcohol as a teenager increases the risk of addiction as an adult. 4. Consuming alcohol is harmful only if it causes a blackout or a hangover. 5. Alcohol use is linked to an increased risk of cancer, stroke, and heart disease. 1. myth 2. myth 3. fact 4. myth 5. fact
What consequences can result from drinking under the age of 21? Check all that apply. being banned from participating in sports being ordered to do community service losing your driver's license being suspended from school
Alcoholism is a chronic disease caused by a dependency on alcohol. Which signs point to alcoholism? Check all that apply. an inability to limit drinking the continued use of alcohol despite repeated problems strong cravings for alcohol
Which situations would be most likely to negatively influence teenagers by increasing the risk of underage use of alcohol? Check all that apply. watching commercials that suggest that drinking often happens in fun atmospheres being offered alcohol by friends at parties having a partner who got an STD while drunk having a family history of alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or other addiction seeing one or both parents drunk watching commercials that suggest that drinking often happens in fun atmospheres being offered alcohol by friends at parties having a family history of alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or other addiction seeing one or both parents drunk
Which is a possible consequence for violating a zero-tolerance school policy? jail time expulsion monetary fine loss of driver's license expulsion
Which is a legal punishment that could occur if a person is found to be driving while under the influence of alcohol? dismissal from social clubs removal from sports teams expulsion from school community service community service
For men, which number and frequency of drinks defines binge drinking? 2 drinks a day 8 or more drinks a week 15 or more drinks a week 5 or more drinks at one time 5 or more drinks at one time
What percentage of someone's genetic background may contribute to alcohol dependency? 25% 50% 75% 100% 50%
Which of these is considered a long-term effect of alcohol abuse? vomiting slurred speech impaired judgment thin and brittle bones thin and brittle bones
If an adult chooses to consume alcohol and needs to travel home, which is the most important rule to follow? Drive very slowly. Take turns, switching drivers often. Designate a driver who is not drinking. The person who had the fewest drinks should drive. Designate a driver who is not drinking.
Which types of media glamorize alcohol use? Select three options. celebrity endorsements social media posts family stories about alcoholism social drinking movies and television celebrity endorsements social media posts movies and television
Which short-term outcome would underage drinkers most likely to experience? kidney failure cirrhosis of the liver headaches heart disease headaches
Which steps can you take to help a person suffering from alcohol abuse? Select three options. Call a treatment service. Post updates of the abuse on your social media page. Confide in someone you trust. Seek out a healthcare professional. Report the problem to the local authorities. Call a treatment service. Confide in someone you trust. Seek out a healthcare professional.
Which of these is a short-term effect of alcohol? headaches high blood pressure nerve damage alcoholic hepatitis headaches
How much alcohol is a person under the age of 21 allowed to consume? 0.0 oz 0.5 oz 0.8 oz 1.0 oz 0.0 oz
Which type of consequence includes depression, antisocial behavior, and/or poor grades? public family personal legal personal