Routledge

Multiple Choice Questions

Activity 7.2

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Please choose one correct answer for the following multiple choice questions:

1.
Alcohol is a:

2.
In the UK, how many people die each year from their alcohol consumption?

3.
The percentage of hazardous or harmful drinkers in England is:

4.
The World Health Organization's (WHO 2004) estimate of diagnosable alcohol use disorders is:

5.
The number of people dependent on alcohol in England is:

6.
The average rate of binge drinking in the UK is about:

7.
According to recent research, which of the following nations has the highest rate of binge-drinking among men?

8.
Binge drinking refers to:

9.
According to Government statistics, which age-group are most likely to drink heavily &mdash more than eight units a day for men or six units for women?

10.
Alcohol is nearly as addictive as which drug?

11.
Which of the following is a factor in alcohol's effect?

12.
How old do you have to be to legally buy alcohol at a pub in the UK?

13.
When drinking the same amount of alcohol, women become

14.
How does the alcohol content of a pint of normal–strength beer compare with the alcohol content of a double whisky?

15.
What are the Government's recommended daily alcohol limits for men in the UK?

16.
What are the Government's recommended daily alcohol limits for women in the UK?

17.
Drinking too much alcohol may increase the likelihood of which of these diseases?

18.
Alcohol misuse can cause cirrhosis of one of the main organs of the body. Which organ?

19.
How long does your liver take to process one unit of alcohol?

20.
Is it true that drinking alcohol can be good for your heart?

21.
Alcohol is broken down in the liver by the enzyme:

22.
Thiamine deficiency can cause:

23.
Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome is present when a problem drinker:

24.
Withdrawal symptoms occur in individuals who are:

25.
How many units of alcohol are in three pints of strong lager?

26.
At what stage does drinking alcohol begin to impact upon your ability to drive safely? Is it after you have consumed: