Brown Sugar, Golden Sunshine, Purple Haze, White Lady, Pink Floyd, Red Lebanese - in the "colorful" world of drugs one could easily get lost. What do you know about drugs? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

Useful synonyms: Brown Sugar is another name for heroin. Golden Sunshine, Purple Haze and Pink Floyd are slang names for LSD trips. White Lady is a synonym for cocaine and Red Lebanese is a type of hash.

Source: Stover, H., Trautmann, F. (2001) Risk reduction for drug users in prison. Trimbos Institute, The Netherlands.

1) When using heroin, one might be overcome by an irresistible craving for sweets?


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2) When used together, cannabis reduces the effects of alcohol?


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3) A glass of spirits is more damaging to the health than a glass of wine?


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4) When cocaine is sniffed, the effects will last for approximately 30 minutes?


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5) Methadone is just as addictive as heroin?


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6) LSD has a distinct odour?


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7) Fresh mushrooms have a stronger effect than dried mushroooms?


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8) The effects of speed last for approximately eight hours?


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9) When taking Ecstasy, the user never knows exactly what they are taking?


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10) Some sleeping medicines are taken orally they but may also be injected?


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0-5 points - Your knowledge of health risks is inadequate. This is dangeorus situation. Your lack of awareness could result in your becoming
infected by a dangerous, even life-threatening virus.

6-8 points - Your knowledge of health risks is pretty good but not quite good enough.

9-10 points - You are well informed aobout health risks. If you combine your know-how with safe behaviour, the risk of infection due to personal
wrongdoing or negligence on your part is very small.