How is Alcohol Made? - Types & Production Methods


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Removing water from a mixture of water and ethanol is called what?

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1. What is the name for a metabolic process by which yeast converts sugar to ethanol?

2. Why do fermented beverages have a lower concentration of ethanol?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different types of alcohol, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help assess your knowledge of the production of the many types of alcohol. Some types of beverages you will be tested on include hybrid, fermented, and distilled.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be assessed on your knowledge of:

  • The distillation process
  • Why lower concentrations of ethanol are found in fermented beverages
  • A type(s) of hybrid beverage

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to develop the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the different methods of alcohol production from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concepts of fermentation and distillation to determine how to make different types of alcohol
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to create hybrid alcohols

Additional Learning

To learn more about alcohol production, review the accompanying lesson titled How is Alcohol Made? - Types & Production Methods. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define alcohol and find examples of different types of alcohol
  • Differentiate between the process of creating fermented beverages versus distilled beverages
  • Understand how to create hybrid alcohols and identify examples
  • Know which alcohols are poisonous to humans if ingested, and which alcohols are safe for consumption by adults