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1

An alcohol that functions as a CNS depressant

Ethyl alcohol (ethanol)

2

An industrial solvent that acts as a toxin for optic nerves and can be produced during distillation process for moonshine

Methyl alcohol (methanol)

3

Number of grams of alcohol found in 100 milliliter of solution

Percentage alcohol (alcohol by volume)

4

Numerical value that is double the percentage of alcohol

Proof of alcohol

5

Alcohol production using yeast cells and some type of starch such as grains or fruit

Fermentation

6

Alcohol beverage usually with 5% or less alcohol content, Fermentation from certain starches such as barely, wheat, or rice

Beer

7

Alcohol beverage usually with 12-15% alcohol content, fermentation of fruit

Wine

8

Alcohol beverages produced through distillation that have a higher alcohol content than beer or wine

Distilled alcohol beverages

9

Drink that contains 14 grams of 100-percent alcohol; equivalent to 2/3 fl oz.

Standard drink

10

Of the many types of alcohol which is safe to drink?

Ethyl (ethanol)

11

If an alcohol drink is 40 percent alcohol, what is the proof?

80 proof

12

Why can fermented beverages only go to 15%?

After that, the alcohol begins to kill the yeast

13

To get alcohol beverage over 15%, what process do you need to use?

Distillation

14

Amendment to constitution that banned sale and distribution of alcohol

18th amendment

15

Repealed the 18th amendment on prohibition

21st amendment