what is a clue that a person's bac is rising past the point of diminishing returns?
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1. Which of the following is NOT a true statement about disciplinary sanctions and transcripts?
Suspensions and expulsions are the only disciplinary sanctions that show up on your transcript
An expulsion will be on your transcript permanently
A suspension will always show up on your transcript, and may affect employment opportunities
Both the first and second answers are NOT true statements
2. What is an example of a secondhand effect of alcohol?
Slipping grades because of too much partying
Physical injury, such as a sprained ankle, that happened while drinking
Being awakened at 3 AM by a drunk floormate
3. What are the circumstances in which an underage student who isn't drinking can get in trouble for being around alcohol?
As long as you aren't drinking, you can't get in any trouble
Being at a party with alcohol in a residence hall or other place where it's against school policy to have alcohol
Being by yourself at a school function with trained servers serving drinks to people of legal drinking age
Being with underage friends who are drinking at a school function with trained servers serving drinks to people of legal drinking age
4. What is a blackout?
It's another word for passing out after drinking too much
It's when someone gets really drunk but still seems conscious and active, but they won't remember anything the next day
It's when someone temporarily loses their vision from drinking too much, a.k.a. "blind drunk"
It's when someone has had too much to drink and their mood goes from happy to very sad and depressed
5. What is a clue that a person's BAC is rising past the point of diminishing returns?
They become sad
They become happy
They won't stop talking
They become affectionate
6. Which of the following organs does NOT help remove alcohol from the bloodstream?
7. What does it mean when someone develops a "tolerance" for alcohol?
They don't personally drink, but can be around alcohol without being upset
They need to drink more and more alcohol to get the same effect they used to get from a smaller amount
They can consume alcohol without having an allergic reaction
Both the first and third responses are correct
8. Which of the following statements is NOT true about alcohol and stress?
Alcohol reduces stress temporarily, due to the stress-response dampening effect (SRD)
Drinking alcohol in excess can cause the body to release stress hormones, thus increasing the amount of stress the person experiences
Alcohol reduces long-term stress, due to the stress-response elimination effect (SRE)
Alcohol and stress may cause different reactions in different people, depending on the person's coping skills, personality, and other factors
9. What is a "Good Samaritan" (a.k.a. Medical Amnesty) policy in relation to alcohol abuse?
If a friend has been drinking and gets sick or injured, you can call 911 or campus safety for help and you will not get in trouble even if you are underage and have been drinking too
If a friend has been drinking and gets sick or injured, you can call 911 or campus safety for help anonymously, and the school will not try to find out who you are later
If a friend has been drinking and gets sick or injured, anyone helping this person will get a reward from the university
None of these answers are correct
10. Some people become angry or aggressive when they drink. What should someone do if they suspect they may be an aggressive drinker?
Drink alone so they don't hurt anyone
Insist on working through any issues or resentments they have with friends when they have been drinking; even if the other person isn't willing
Talk to a counselor about ways to change behavior while drinking, or how to stop altogether
Only break their own things when upset to show respect for the property of others, including school property