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Test Your Knowledge: Marijuana

Test your knowledge about marijuana with this short quiz. Hint: all answers can be found within our marijuana webpages.


  1. ________________ stated that heavy use of marijuana can cause a lack of motivation or impaired desire and reduced productivity.
    a. Tolerance
    b. Amotivational Syndrome
    c. Marijuana Use Disorder
    d. Withdrawal


2. Name one relaxation technique that one can use in place of marijuana.

3. Which of the following is not an effect of marijuana use?

a. Dry mouth

b. Impaired memory

c. Heightened senses

d. Loss of appetite

 4. True or False: High doses of marijuana can cause delusional and bizarre behavior and hallucinations.

 5. Name one way to tell if your marijuana use might be problematic.

6. True or False: The best way to reduce marijuana use is to set an immediate goal to stop using marijuana in all forms.

7. Which of the following is not a symptom of marijuana withdrawal?

a. Increased appetite

b. Sleeplessness

c. Anger and aggression

d. Anxiety

8. Which of the following is a possible therapeutic effect of marijuana use?

a. Appetite suppressant

b. Muscle relaxation

c. Antipsychotic treatment

d. Increased focus/attention

9. ______________ is a person’s diminished response to a drug that is the result of repeated use.

a. Withdrawal

b. Amotivational Syndrome

c. Tolerance

d. Marijuana Use Disorder

10. ________________ is a compound in cannabis that has medical effects but does not make people feel “stoned” and can actually counter the psychoactive effects of other ingredients.

a. THC

b. Cannabidiol

c. Joint

d. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol


Check your answers here.


*Disclaimer: This information is meant to provide education about substance use. The content of these webpages is not meant to replace therapy and is not considered mental health treatment. If you are in crisis or find yourself needing more support please call the UToledo Counseling Center at 419-530-2426 or dial 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.


Last Updated: 6/27/22