Chapter 8 Quiz Answers

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Which population group has the highest rate of smoking.
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Native American/American Indian
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Which of the following is TRUE of drinking and driving.
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Over the last 20 years, the percentage of intoxicated drivers involved in fatal crashes has decreased
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The main site of alcohol metabolism is the.
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liver
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The depressant effects of alcohol become apparent at a blood alcohol concentration of.
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.10 percent
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The water that is pulled out of the body due to alcohol’s diuretic effect is from.
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cerebrospinal fluid
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Marketing of tobacco products currently targets all of the following except.
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affluent citizens in high-income areas
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One standard drink equals.
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12 ounces of beer or 1.5 ounces of 80 proof liquor
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Approximately 20%of alcohol is diffused through the
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stomach lining
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When women drink alcohol during pregnancy, they can cause significant brain damage and other impairments in the fetus; this condition is known as.
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fetal alcohol syndrome
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What is the percentage of alcohol in 100 proof whiskey.
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50%
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The process by which addicts get an addictive substance out of their system as part of ending their dependence on it is
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detoxification
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Jeff has been drinking a lot over the past few months, including frequent binges. His friends are concerned that this behavior puts him at risk for a condition that involves a potentially lethal blood alcohol concentration. Which condition is this.
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Alcohol poisoning
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How long does it take for the average adult to metabolize four 12-ounce beers.
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4 hours
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Which statement BEST summarizes what happens when particulate matter condenses in the lungs.
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it forms tar, a thick, brownish sludge
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Which of the following is a TRUE statement.
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Tobacco is known to cause about 20 diseases

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