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Alcohol tolerance: Quiz


Question 1: Laws establishing maximum ________ (BAC) levels for legal operation of motor vehicles do not take into consideration alcohol tolerance.
United StatesBlood alcohol contentCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 2: People of European descent on average have a high alcohol tolerance and are less likely to develop ________ compared to Aboriginal Australians, Native Americans and some East Asian groups.
BenzodiazepineAlcoholismAddictionDrug addiction

Question 3: High level of alcohol dehydrogenase activity results in fast transformation of ethanol to more toxic ________.
AcetaldehydeAcetic acidEthyleneAmmonia

Question 4: Alcohol tolerance refers to a decreased response to the functional effects of ________ in alcoholic beverages.
Flumazenil1,4-ButanediolEthanolIbotenic acid

Question 5: The alcohol tolerance is connected with activity of ________ (a group of enzymes responsible for the breakdown of alcohol) in the liver, and in the bloodstream.
Alcohol dehydrogenaseIsocitrate dehydrogenase3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenaseGlycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase

Question 6: [3][4][5] This is related to an average higher body mass, but also to the prevalence of high levels of ________ in the population.
Isocitrate dehydrogenaseAlcohol dehydrogenase3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenaseGlycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase

Question 7: The reduced ability of such a liver to ________ or break down alcohol means that small amounts can lead to a high BAC and more rapid intoxication{{[2]}}.
Metabolism3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA lyaseAmino acidLipid metabolism

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