Myth vs. Reality
Think You're an Alcohol Expert? Take this True/False Quiz to Find Out!"Liquor before beer, in the clear. Beer before liquor, never sicker." True False
"Pound for pound, men and women can handle the same amount of alcohol." True False
"Drinking water or something with caffeine, taking a cold shower, or exercising will sober you up." True False
"Caffeine intensifies the effects of alcohol." True False
"Drinking in hot or cold weather can alter the effects of alcohol." True False
"The more you drink, the better the buzz." True False
- 6 correct: Professor - you should definitely check out the Peer Leadership link about doing peer-to-peer alcohol education!
- 4 or 5 correct: Graduate Research Assistant - you certainly know your stuff, but aren't ready to teach a class just yet.
- 3 correct: Teaching Assistant - you could teach some students a thing or two about the realities of alcohol.
- 2 correct: Student - you have some studying to do before the final.
- 0 or 1 correct: New Admission - Welcome to Northeastern! You have a lot to learn.
Did you know?
There are three main types of alcohol: methanol or methyl alcohol is wood alcohol and is used in products such as antifreeze, copier toner, and certain solvents; isopropanol or isopropyl alcohol is used as a cleaning agent and is the most common form of rubbing alcohol used to clean wounds; ethanol or ethyl alcohol is the alcohol people can drink and can be used as a fuel for cars.