[Ques] The 18th Amendment set the legal limit for a beverage at what percentage?

The Quiz: The 18th Amendment set the legal limit for a beverage at what percentage?

12.5%
4%
0%
0.5%

Explanation : During Prohibition, all substances containing more than .5% alcohol were outlawed in the United States. Many of the congresspeople who voted for Prohibition originally intended the ban to apply to hard liquor, but not to beer or wine. Wayne Wheeler of the Anti-Saloon League then lobbied to define “intoxicating beverages” as anything with more than .5% alcohol, and in 1919, Congressman Andrew Volstead helped him put the limits into law.

Correct Answer: 0.5%

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