What Is Binge Drinking? - Definition, Facts & Effects


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Binge drinking results in a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of _____ or higher.

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1. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 70% of binge drinking episodes occur in which age group?

2. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), how much alcohol in the U.S. is consumed in the form of binge drinking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Consuming a significant amount of alcohol at one time can have serious, lasting effects that the worksheet and quiz for this lesson will help you to explore. Information includes what specifically constitutes binge drinking and some of the potentially devastating results of this behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Blood alcohol concentration
  • Alcohol related birth defects
  • Ages of binge drinkers
  • What amount of alcohol constitutes binge drinking

Skills Practiced

These tools will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related binge drinking lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about blood alcohol concentration
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding alcohol and birth defects

Additional Learning

Review the associated lesson, What Is Binge Drinking? - Definition, Facts & Effects, to learn more about this subject. These objectives will be covered in detail:

  • Identify birth defects associated with alcohol consumption while pregnant
  • Define blood alcohol concentration
  • Discover the correlation between age and the use of alcohol
  • Understand the specific qualifications of binge drinking