Alcohol comes in many varieties. But however different, all alcohol is primarily made up of hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen molecules. If you just learned something new, there might be more to this social elixir than you thought! Find out by taking our fun and educational alcohol quiz below. Then you will see how much you really know about this simple compound!
➀ Which Type of Alcohol is Used to Make Alcoholic Beverages?
b. Ethyl Alcohol
c. Isopropyl Alcohol
➁ Which Alcoholic Beverage Contains the Highest Percentage of Ethyl?
➂ Which Description is NOT a Property of Alcohol?
b. Denser Than Water
c. Higher Boiling Point
➃ Which Area of the Brain is Affected First by Alcohol Consumption?
a. Limbic System
c. Cerebral Cortex
➄ When Under the Influence of Alcohol, Which Area of the Brain Affects Memory and Emotion Control?
a. Medulla Oblongata
b. Cerebral Cortex
c. Limbic System
➅ Which Organ Breaks Down the Ethanol in Alcohol?
➆ How Much Alcohol Can a Person’s Body Burn in 60 Minutes?
a. 0.10 Ounces
b. 0.15 Ounces
c. 0.5 Ounces
➇ How Much Alcohol in the Bloodstream is Eliminated By a Person’s Lungs?
➈ Which Body Tissue Does NOT Dissolve Alcohol?
a. Epithelial Tissue
b. Muscle Tissue
c. Fat Tissue
➉ Which Statement is a Common Incorrect Theory About Alcohol?
a. Drinking Alcohol Will Make You Warm
b. Drinking Alcohol Will Dehydrate You.
c. Drinking Alcohol Will Help a Hangover.
⓫ Why Does Alcohol Consumption Cause Sweating and Flushed Skin?
a. Increased Body Heat
b. Increased Blood Flow
⓬ Which Things Does the Absorption Rate of Alcohol Depend On?
a. Level of Activity, Water In-Take, and Body Weight
b. Concentration, Age, and Body Weight
c. Concentration, Carbonation, and Food In-Take
⓭ Which Statement is True About Alcohol and Sexual Performance?
a. Sexual Performance is Increased
b. Sexual Performance is Reduced
c. Sexual Performance is Not Affected
⓮ When Touching Your Finger to Your Nose in a Sobriety Check, Which Area of the Brain Controls this Action?
a. Limbic System
c. Medulla Oblongata
Ready For Your Results?
HERE ARE THE ANSWERS…
1 = A – Ethanol is carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
2 = C – Champagne contains 12% alcohol compared to wine, which has 11%, and beer which has 4 to 8%.
3 = B – Alcohol is less dense than water and evaporates at lower temperatures. This is why it can be distilled.
4 = C – This part of the brain manages speech, judgement, and perception.
5 = C – This part of the brain includes the hippocampus and septal area, which deals with emotions and memory.
6 = A – The process of ethanol breakdown is called oxidation, which is enabled by an enzyme called alcohol dehydrogenase.
7 = C – A 12 ounce can of beer would take an average of 1 hour to burn off.
8 = B – The lungs exhale 5% of alcohol, which is detectable by a breathalyzer.
9 = C – Alcohol does not, cannot, dissolve in the water within fat tissue.
10 = A – Alcohol increases blood flow temporarily, but it actually causes a body to lose heat.
11 = B – Alcohol increases blood flow to the skin, which temporarily gives a warming sensation, but decreases body heat.
12 = C – These three factors affect how quickly alcohol absorbs into the blood stream.
13 = B – Sexual behavior may increase, but performance declines.
14 = B – This part of the brain controls fine movements.