Alcohol Truth Myth

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After today’s lesson you should: Be able to identify ways to avoid riding in a car or engaging in other risky behaviors with someone who is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Alcohol Truth Myth. How well do you think you know booze!?!?! - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Alcohol Truth Myth

Alcohol Truth MythHow well do you think you know booze!?!?!Please get your I-clicker and sit quietly until we are ready to begin. After todays lesson you should:Be able to identify ways to avoid riding in a car or engaging in other risky behaviors with someone who is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. 1. Drinking and driving is the #1 killer of teens.A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse: Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teens, and one-third to one-half of those accidents are alcohol-related. Teens are more likely than adults to drink too much when they drink, increasing the risk of accidents. Over 2,000 young people die every year in alcohol-related car crashes. (

About 5000 teens die every year due to teen alcohol use.

22. Coffee will sober up a person faster.A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse Time is the only thing that sobers a person up.33. It is none of my business if a friend is drinking and driving. A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse: It should be our business if a friend is drinking and driving.44. If someone has been drinking causes a death in a car accident, they can be sentenced to life in prison. A. TRUE

B. FALSETrue: they can be charged with vehicular homicide.55. 50 % of domestic violence cases involve alcohol use. A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse 2 out of 3 (66%) cases of domestic violence involve alcohol use.66. Drinking only 5 beers in 2 hours is NOT binge drinking.A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse: binge drinking is a pattern of drinking that brings a persons blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 grams percent or above. This typically happens when men consume 5 or more drinks, and when women consume 4 or more drinks, in about 2 hours.77. You can be arrested for Driving While Impaired for driving while using other drugs.TRUE

FALSETrue: this includes illegal, prescription drugs and over the counter drug. See lesson88. Drinking alcohol will affect someones ability to make good decisions. A. TRUE

B. FALSETrue: There is a substance in alcohol that blocks the judgment area of the brain, which is the area of the brain that we use to make decisions. 99. Alcohol use is involved in almost half of all homicides in the US. A. TRUE

B. FALSETrue10HOW ARE YOU DOING SO FAR?10. Teenagers will become addicted faster to alcohol than adults.A. TRUE

B. FALSETrue: Teenagers do become addicted faster alcohol than someone who starts drinking as an adult due to adolescent brain development. This is true for all drugs.1211. Switching between beer and liquor will get you drunk faster.A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse: one drink (5 ounce glass of wine; a 12 oz can of beer; mixed drink with 1 ounces of liquor) has the same amount of alcohol in it. 1312. Liquor has more alcohol per serving than beer.A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse (previous question)1413. Alcohol is a stimulant.A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse: Alcohol is a depressant.1514. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome can only be passed to the baby if the mother drinks heavily every day. A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse: Even small amounts of alcohol can cause FAS.1615. Mints will cover the smell of alcohol on your breath.A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse1716. The legal BAC for DWI in NC is .8A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse: .08 is the legal limit1817. People under 21 may possess alcohol but not buy it. A. TRUE

B. FALSEFalse: Alcohol is illegal for anyone under 21.19