Impact of Alcohol on Health

  1. X, the by-product produced when alcohol is metabolized in the liver, can build up in the bloodstream and cause Y
    • X: Acetaldehyde
    • Y: intoxication
  2. What is defined as consuming large amounts of alcohol one or two nights a week, and is one of the leading causes of death among young people?
    Binge drinking
  3. The USDA recommends X drinks/day for women and Y drinks/day for men, as a definition of moderate consumption
    • X: 1
    • Y: 2
  4. The definition of "one serving" of wine (at 12-14% abv) is what?
    5 oz / 148 mL
  5. The definition of "one serving" of beer (at 5% abv) is what?
    12 oz / 355 mL
  6. The definition of "one serving" of wine (at 40% abv) is what?
    1.5 oz / 44 mL
  7. Some studies have shown that a decreased risk of coronary heart disease correlates with moderate drinking, most likely due to the X- and Y-reducing effects of alcohol
    • X: clot
    • Y: plaque
  8. T or F? Alcohol increases blood pressure
    True
  9. Excessive amounts of alcohol can lead to X, a condition where fat accumulates within the cells of the liver
    X: fatty liver
  10. What is a nonreversible liver condition that can result from excessive alcohol consumption?
    cirrhosis
  11. Name the beneficial phenolic compound found in red wine that has been shown to have anti-aging and disease-fighting properties
    Resveratrol
  12. Which of the following is considered to be a generally safe leve of "moderate drinking", as defined by the USDA?



    C. Up to 1 drink a day for women, and up to 2 drinks a day for men
  13. Which of the following is considered to be "one serving" of wine (at 12-14% abv, as defined by the USDA?



    C. 5 oz
  14. Which of the following is considered to be "one serving" of beer (at 5% abv, as defined by the USDA?



    C. 12 oz
  15. Which of the following is considered to be "one serving" of spirits (at 40% abv), as defined by the USDA?



    D. 1-1/2 oz
  16. The practice of "saving up" one's alcohol consumption for one night a week is best described by which of the following terms?



    A. Binge drinking
  17. Alcohol-related intoxication occurs as which of the following substances is built up in the bloodstream?



    B. Acetaldehyde
  18. Which of the following patterns of alcohol consumption has shown to have the greatest health benefits over time?



    A. Consuming alcohol only with meals, at the same time each day
  19. Studies have shown that consuming just over x mL of ethanol each day is enough to potentiallly lead to the condition known as fatty liver



    A. 100 mL
  20. Which of the following is the most dramatic effect of alcohol on the human body?



    A. Depressant
  21. Cirrhosis is a potentially fatal disease that primarily impacts which of the following organs?



    C. Liver
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mikedutch
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Impact of Alcohol on Health
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2020 Certified Specialist of Spirits Workbook
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