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Cannabis Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers

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Cannabis Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers

Cannabis is indigenous to what geographical area?
A: Central and South Asia.

Technically cannabis is the dried flowers, leaves and stems of the female what?
A: Cannabis plant.

What is the principal psychoactive ingredient of cannabis?
A: Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

How much THC is contained in cannabis varieties used to produce industrial hemp?
A: Less than 1%.

THC is just one of 483 known compounds in the cannabis plant, including at least 84 what?
A: Cannabinoids.

Evidence for inhalation of cannabis smoke can be found in the 3rd millennium BCE in what present day country?
A: Romania.


In 2003, a basket filled with cannabis leaf fragments and seeds discovered with a 2,500- to 2,800-year-old mummified shaman in what country?
A: China.

Egyptian mummies dated about 950 BC demonstrate evidence of the use of what?
A: Cannabis.

Cannabis is often used for its psychoactive effects, which can include heightened mood and or what?
A: Euphoria.

With chromatographic techniques THC and its major metabolite can be measured in blood, urine, hair, oral fluid or  what?
A: Sweat .

The Duquenois-Levine test is commonly administered field test, but it can't positively confirm the presence of cannabis because many substances give what?
A: False positives.

A decrease in short-term memory, a dry mouth, and impaired motor skills are side effects of what drug?
A: Cannabis.

The earliest recorded use of cannabis dates from when?
A: The 3rd millennium BC.


Cannabis was used by the ancient Hindus of India and Nepal thousands of years ago and it was called what in Sanskrit?
A: Ganjika

According to the United Nations, cannabis is the illicit drug that is the what?
A: Most-used in the world.

In 2004, the United Nations estimated that approximately 22.5 million people used cannabis how often?
A: Daily.

Cannabis is often used to reduce nausea and vomiting in what group of people?
A: People undergoing chemotherapy.

Functional imaging studies have revealed morphological brain changes in long-term what?
A: Cannabis users.

How is hash oil obtained from Cannabis plant?
A: By solvent extraction.

United States drug policy since the 1950s has been that cannabis use increases the probability of trying what?
A: Harder drugs.


The ancient Assyrians discovered the psychoactive properties of cannabis through the Aryans, using it in some religious ceremonies, they called it qunubu which means what?
A: Way to produce smoke.

The Canadian Senate's Special Committee on Illegal Drugs found that pot is not a cause of other drug use and they rejected what theory?
A: Gateway theory.

Because of the wide variety of non-volatile solvents available to obtain the oils of the plant, there  are a variety of cannabis what available?
A: Infusions.

Cannabis has been used for rituals throughout ancient history and is found in cults around world including use by ancient Jews and early what?
A: Christians.

Traces of cannabis were discovered in pipes recovered from who's home in Stratford-upon-Avon?
A: Shakespeare's.

Popular solvents for obtaining cannabis infusions are cocoa butter, dairy butter and what?
A: Cooking oil.

There has never been a documented case of death due to an overdose of what illegal drug?
A: Cannabis.


The three main forms of Cannabis products come in three common forms, the flower, the resin and the what?
A: Oil.

Cannabis usually contains about 5% THC content, the resin can contain up to 20% THC content, and the oil may contain more than how much?
A: 60%.

In 1985 THC levels averaged about 3.5% but by the year 2006 the THC levels had risen to an average of what?
A: 8.8%.

What part of the cannabis plant has the highest concentration of THC?
A: The buds.

Leaves contain how much less THC than the buds?
A: One tenth.

What type of extracts typically have a higher concentration of THC than buds?
A: Hashish and hash oil.

Cannabis plants can sometimes be contaminated by heavy metals and other toxins it absorbs from its what?
A: Growing environment.

How long can detectable levels of THC can be found in the body after a single use?
A: From a week to a month or longer.


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