Alcoholism: Genetic & Environmental Influences


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What is an increased likelihood of developing a particular trait due to genetic makeup?

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1. Which of the following is an example of cross-addiction?

2. What is the most important risk factor for alcoholism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo helps you review the factors that influence alcoholism in people. Some of the topics you will need to familiarize yourself with include risk-factors of alcoholism and examples of cross-addiction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to check your knowledge of:

  • Most important risk factor for alcoholism
  • An example of cross-addiction
  • The likelihood of developing a certain trait based off genetics

Skills Practiced

You can use this worksheet and quiz combo to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - use your knowledge to answer questions about the likelihood of developing a trait based off genetics
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the related lesson on alcoholism
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the risk factors for alcoholism and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about alcoholism, check out the lesson called Alcoholism: Genetics & Environmental Influences. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine what a genetic predisposition is
  • Identify an example of a cross-addiction
  • Learn about the genetic factors for alcoholism
  • Determine what environment factors influence alcoholism