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How often does the average French person drink alcohol?

A. Once every three days

B. Once a week

C. Every other day

D. Every ten days

A.

According to a report on intoxication in Meininger’s Wine Business International, the average French person drinks an alcoholic beverage once every three days (132 days a year), followed in next rank order by New Zealanders (120 days a year), and the Dutch (112 days a year).  Yet given their quite respectable consumption, the French do not have a high frequency of alcohol abuse. In that, they fall 8th, after Australia, Denmark, Finland, USA, Great Britain, Canada, and Ireland.

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