Alcoholism Questions and Answers

Alcoholism MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers)

Question 1: Low alcohol content is present in

(A) Wine

(B) Arrack

(C) Brandy

(D) Rum

Answer: (A)

Question 2: Fatty liver syndrome is due to

(A) Infection by a virus

(B) Intake of excessive fat

(C) Intake of excessive alcohol

(D) Intake of tobacco through chewing

Answer: (C)

Question 3: Alcohol produces

(A) Cirrhosis of liver

(B) Cancer of pancreas

(C) Drug dependence

(D) Gall bladder stones

Answer: (A)

Question 4: Tunnel vision is caused by

(A) Lack of vitamin A

(B) Alcohol

(C) Smoking

(D) Barbiturates

Answer: (B)

Question 5: A drunken person should not drive a vehicle because alcohol

(A) Increases reaction time

(B) Affects coordination of body parts, alertness and judgement

(C) Causes rashness and carelessness

(D) All the above

Answer: (D)

Question 6: Alcohol addiction

(A) Increases blood sugar

(B) Reduces blood sugar

(C) Leads to increased use of barbiturates

(D) Both B & C

Answer: (B)

Question 7: The drug which does not have sedative effect but alongwith alcohol produces marked drowsiness is

(A) Barbiturate

(B) Valium

(C) Antihistamine

(D) Marijuana

Answer: (C)

Question 8: A useful drug that damages gastric mucosa if taken with alcohol is

(A) Valium

(B) Antihistamine

(C) Aspirin

(D) Morphine

Answer: (C)

Question 9: Alcoholic beverages contain

(A) Methyl alcohol

(B) Ethyl alcohol

(C) Propyl alcohol

(D) A mixture of all the above

Answer: (B)

Question 10: High alcohol content of a beverage is achieved through

(A) Prolonged fermentation

(B) Distillation

(C) Fortification

(D) Both B and C.

Answer: (D)

Question 11:  Effervescence of champagne is due to

(A) Soda bicarb

(B) Sugar

(C) CO2

(D) O2

Answer: (C)

Question 12: Alcoholic beverage Vodka is

(A) British

(B) French

(C) Indian

(D) Russian

Answer: (D)

Question 13: Vodka is prepared by fermenting

(A) Potato

(B) Fruit juice

(C) Molasses

(D) Cashewnut thalamus

Answer: (A)

Question 14: An Indian alcoholic drink from Goa is

(A) Perry

(B) Cider

(C) Fenny

(D) Bourbon

Answer: (C)

Question 15: Toddy is prepared from sweet juice tapped from

(A) Inflorescence

(B) Stem

(C) Root

(D) All the above.

Answer: (A)

Question 16: Arrack is alcoholic beverage prepared from

(A) Potato

(B) Molasses

(C) Toddy

(D) Pearl Millet.

Answer: (C)

Question 17: Beer is prepared in India from

(A) Maize

(B) Pearl Millet

(C) Barley

(D) Rye

Answer: (B)

Question 18: Whisky is distilled from fermented product of

(A) Grains

(B) Fruit juice

(C) Molasses

(D) Potato

Answer: (A)

Question 19: Which one is alcoholic beverage from molasses

(A) Brandy

(B) Rum

(C) Perry

(D) Gin

Answer: (B)

Question 20: Sake is alcoholic beverage of

(A) Japan

(B) France

(C) Holland

(D) England

Answer: (A)

Question 21: Sake is prepared from

(A) Maize

(B) Rye

(C) Rice

(D) Oat

Answer: (C)

Question 22: Alcohol is

(A) Hallucinogen

(B) Tranquilliser

(C) Stimulant

(D) Depressant.

Answer: (D)

Question 23: A part of alcohol is excreted through

(A) Breath

(B) Urine

(C) Sweat

(D) All the above.

Answer: (D)

Question 24: Percentage of alcohol metabolised in mitochondria is

(A) 5%

(B) 7 .5%

(C) 10%

(D) 15%

Answer: (C)

Question 25: Alcohol not metabolised is changed into

(A) Butanol

(B) Butyric acid

(C) Acetic acid

(D) Acetaldehyde.

Answer: (D)

Question 26: Enzyme required to oxidise acetaldehyde is

(A) Ethanol oxidase

(B) Acetaldehyde dehydrogenase

(C) Alcohol hydrogenase

(D) Glyceraldehyde dehydrogenase

Answer: (B)

Question 27: Enzyme present in limited quantity in Asians for metabolism of alcohol is

(A) Alcohol dehydrogenase

(B) Succinate thiokinase

(C) Acetaldehyde dehydrogenase

(D) Both A and B.

Answer: (C)

Question 28: Hangover is

(A) Increased desire to take alcohol

(B) Feeling of giddiness and nausea in the morning after having taken alcohol

(C) Development of gastritis and peptic ulcers due to alcohol addiction

(D) Feeling of flushing after taking alcohol

Answer: (B)

Question 29: Hangover is due to accumulation of

(A) Ethanol in liver

(B) Ethanol in lungs

(C) Acetaldehyde in body

(D) Formation of formaldehyde from acetaldehyde

Answer: (C)

Question 30: Alcoholics have reduced number of

(A) Erythrocytes

(B) Leucocytes

(C) Blood platelets

(D) All the above

Answer: (D)

Question 31: Energy content of alcohol is 7.1 kcal/gm. It is more than carbohydrates and slightly less than fats. Intake of alcohol provides

(A) Enough energy to body for its working

(B) Releases heat energy

(C) Uses energy of body for dissipation of alcohol produced heat

(D) Both B and C.

Answer: (D)

Question 32: Alcohol is

(A) Appetiser

(B) Gastric irritant

(C) Stimulates gastric secretions

(D) Speeds up digestion

Answer: (B)

Question 33: Bone part which undergoes necrosis in alcoholics is

(A) Head of femur

(B) Shaft of femur

(C) Vertebrae

(D) Carpals.

Answer: (A)

Question 34: An alcoholic woman has

(A) Reduced fertility

(B) Little menstruation

(C) Spontaneous abortion

(D) All the above.

Answer: (D)

Question 35: An alcoholic male develops

(A) Impotence

(B) Early sexual maturity

(C) Increased appetite

(D) Both B and C.

Answer: (A)

Question 36: Alcohol is absorbed in

(A) Mourh

(B) Mouth and oesophagus

(C) Stomach and proximal intestine

(D) Throughout alimentary canal

Answer: (C)

Question 37: Alcohol is mostly metabolised in

(A) Liver

(B) Kidneys

(C) All body cells

(D) Connective tissue

Answer: (A)

Question 38: Alcoholism induces fat deposition in

(A) Fat bodies

(B) Dermis of skin

(C) Around heart

(D) Liver

Answer: (D)

Question 39: Vitamin which is most likely to become deficient in alcoholics is

(A) Ascorbic acid

(B) Thiamine

(C) Niacin

(D) Riboflavin

Answer: (B)

Question 40: In alcoholics, liver cells come to accumulate fat. Fat formation is stimulated bv

(A) Alcohol

(B) Acetaldehyde

(C) Thiamine deficiency

(D) Folic acid deficiency

Answer: (B)

Question 41: In alcoholics, urine is

(A) Hyperosmotic

(B) Isoosmotic

(C) Hypoosmotic

(D) Alkaline

Answer: (A)

Question 42: Thiamine deficiency of alcohol addicts produces Wernicke’s syndrome which is characterised by

(A) Double vision

(B) Reduced muscular coordination

(C) Decreased mental function

(D) All the above

Answer: (D)

Question 43: Alcohol addicts suffer from loss of memory. The phenomenon is called

(A) Amnesia

(B) Neuritis

(C) Dementia

(D) Insomnia

Answer: (A)

Question 44: Syndrome found in alcohol addicts which is characterised by loss of recent and past memory without affecting normal intelligence is

(A) Wernicke’s syndrome

(B) Korsakoff’s syndrome

(C) Laenec’s syndrome

(D) Foetal alcohol syndrome

Answer: (B)

Question 45: Alcohol taken alongwith barbiturate will cause

(A) Enhanced excitement

(B) Marked depressant effect

(C) Hallucination

(D) Both B and C

Answer: (B)

Question 46: Alcohol

(A) Increases reaction time

(B) Decreases reaction time

(C) Does not affect reaction but diminishes decision making

(D) Both B and C

Answer: (A)

Question 47: Drinking

(A) Stimulates muscle activity

(B) Speeds up impulse transfer

(C) Impairs coordination of different body parts

(D) Makes the driver extra careful

Answer: (C)

Question 48: Disulfiram antagonises

(A) Alcohol dehydrogenase

(B) Acetaldehyde dehydrogenase

(C) Impulse transfer

(D) Excretion of alcohol

Answer: (B)

Question 49: Antabuse is used in deaddiction process for alcohol because

(A) It causes aversion reaction

(B) It indicates the amount and time of recent drinking

(C) It satisfies the craze for alcohol

(D) It immediately informs AA

Answer: (A)

Question 50: A bottle of alcoholic drink has a print line indicating 125% proof. The alcohol content of the drink is

(A) 12.5%

(B) 25%

(C) 49.29%

(D) 61.6%

Answer: (D)