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List the different uses of ethanol. Prepare an essay on its adverse effects on human body and the related social issues when it is used as a beverage.

Answer :

Uses of ethanol:

i. Ethanol is extensively used for industrial purposes.


ii. It is used as an organic solvent.


iii. It is used in the manufacture of various organic compounds.


iv. It is used in the manufacture of paints.


v. It can be used as a fuel.


vi. It is used as a preservative.



Adverse effects of ethanol:


i. Ethanol consumption direct effects the nervous system (especially brain) and liver.


ii. The ability of memorization and learning becomes slow.


iii. Due to excess consumption of ethanol, lifespan of a person also decreases.


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