Drug awareness interactive quiz


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Okay, it’s twenty questions time.  But we’re going to ask you the questions.  Do you know what drugs are being used by people today and what those drugs can do to you?   Test yourself and find out what you know.  You may be surprised by some of the answers!

After reading the question, click on your response.  You’ll find out immediately if you are right or wrong.  We’re not grading you — that’s your job!  Good luck!   (Print version of the quiz or answers).

 

1.   The most commonly abused drug in the United States is:
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smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) alcohol
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) cocaine
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2.  Most drug users make their first contact with illicit drugs:
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smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) through friends
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) accidentally
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3.  More people die each year in the U.S. as a result of:
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Alcohol
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Tobacco
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Heroin
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Cocaine

 

4.  The majority of inhalant users are:
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smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) children
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smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) the elderly

 

5.  Marijuana in small amounts is legal in the United States.
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6.  Marijuana is much stronger today than it was 10 years ago.
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7.  Marijuana can stay in the body up to:
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smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) 1 week
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) 1 month

 

8.  The use of alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy:
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9.  LSD is a hallucinogen.
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10.  A shot of hard liquor contains the same amount of pure alcohol as a can of beer.
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11. One must be _____ years old to legally purchase cigarettes.
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smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) 20
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12.  One must be _____ years old to legally purchase alcohol.
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) 20
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13.  A cold shower or a cup of black coffee will sober up a person that has been drinking.
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14.  More teenage males drink alcohol than teenage females.
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15.  The chemical in marijuana that causes the high is:
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Nicotine
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) THC
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16.  A blunt is marijuana in a:
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Cigarette
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Cigar
smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Pipe

 

17.  Crack is one of the most addictive drugs available today.
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18.  The high from a typical dose of crack lasts:
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smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) 30 minutes
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19.  PCP is also known as:
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smallerSquare.gif (526 bytes) Smack
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20.  Physical dependence can involve painful withdrawal symptoms when the drug is no longer being used.
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