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The Leading cause of death among Americans 15 to 24 years old
alcohol
One of the following is NOT one of the three basic types of alcoholic drinks

a. beer
b. wine
c. liquor
d. marijuana
marijuana
TRUE OR FALSE

Alcohol can lead to respiratory problems that include impaired vision and memory defects
FALSE
____________ disease and cirrhosis kills 25,000 Americans each year
liver
Heaving drinking during early months of pregancy can result in the birth of babies with
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
People who choose not to drink are labeled
abstainers
Binge drinkers are defined by the
number of drinks consumed in a row
Treatment for alcoholism does NOT include

a. medication
b. exercise
c. support group
d. hospitalization
Exercise
A person supporting an alcoholic by denying there is a probem
enabler
An inability to remember events that occured during a period of alcohol use
blackout
The unconscious process of using defense mechanisms to aviod admitting a probem
Denial
One of the following is NOT listed as support group for alcoholics

a. MADD
b. CADD
c. SADD
d. GAMMA
CADD
The legal limit for intoxication in Texas is
.08
Death resulting for the lack of oxygen
asphyxiation
the profound collapse of many vital body functions
shock
FAS is an acronym for
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Females tend to absorb alcohol more quickly than men because they

a. are usually thinner than men
b. have proportionally less water
c. are always on a diet
d. have a female hormone
have proportionally less water
BAC may be measured by

a. inhaled breath
b. hair samples that are taken at the site of the accident
c. exhaled breath
d.all of the above
Exhaled breath
The process of heating an alcohol solution and collecting vapors
Distillation
The passage of alcohol through the walls of the stomach
absorption
TRUE OR FALSE

The brain can develop abnormal structures, such as deep wide grooves because of long term heaving alcohol abuse
TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE

Cancer of the esophagus is one possible outcome of long term alcohol abuse.
TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE

Massive doses of alcohol (depressant) can lead to lowered blood pressure
FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE

The liver is the main organ resposible for oxidation of alcohol
TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE

Alcohol can soothe the stomach as it coats it against spicy foods.
FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE

The tobacco industry recentry found (in the last 5 years) that their product was addictive
FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE

Half of all smokers have either a physical or psychological dependence
TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE

Smokeless tobacco is not burned but is placed in the mouth
TRUE
One of the following is NOT a psychosocial factor of tobacco products

a. modeling (or model their behavior after, smokers whom they admire or with whom they share other types of social or emotional bonds)
b. manipulation (act of smoking and the tools of smoking can give smokers something to do and can offset boredom or depression)
c. advertising) (tobacco marketers promise power, liberation, affluence, sophistication, and adult status)
d. physiological (affecting the person physically)
physiological (affecting the person physically)
Two active components of tobacco are
particule and gaseous
COLD is an acronym for
Chronic Obstructive l Disease
Thirty percent of all ______ cases are related to tobacco use
cancer
Premature wrinkes are symptomatic of ____ abuse
tobacco
TRUE OR FALSE

Osteoporosis is an illness due to tobacco use
TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE

Cardiovascular disease is NOT related to tobacco use because smoking does not affect the heart.
FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE

There is no indication that proves that infertility is casued by tobacco products
FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE

Cancer of the digestive tract and mouth is a product of smokeless tobacco
TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE

Mainstream smoke inhaled/exhaled by the smoker
TRUE
Smoke from the burning product is called
sidestream smoke
Smoke that is diluted by air is called
environmental smoke
One of the following is NOT a way to quit smoking

a. Anti-depressant medication
b. nicorette gum
c. nicoderm patch
d. hospitalization
hospitalization
TRUE OR FALSE

There are greater chances of STDS and ADD for babies of women that smoke
TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE

Chemicals from smokeless tobacco are first absorbed through the blood stream then the heart
FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE

Qutting cold turkey means that smokery must report to a "buddy" when he feels like smoking
FALSE