MCQ – 85523

Question

A 39-year-old carpenter has taken two bottles of liquor from the local shop. After about an hour he develops confusion, vomiting and blurring of vision. He has been brought to the emergency out patient. All suggest the diagnosis of methyl alcohol poisoning, Regarding methanol poisoning.

Assertion: Administration of ethanol is one of the treatment modalities.

Reason: Ethanol inhibits alcohol dehydrogenase.

A.

Both assertion and reason are true, and the reason is the correct explanation for the assertion.

B.

Both assertion and reason are true, and the reason is not the correct explanation for the assertion.

C.

Assertion is true, but the reason is false.

D.

Assertion is false, but the reason is true.

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