Drugs and Preteens: How Much Do You Know? - FamilyEducation

Drugs and Preteens: How Much Do You Know?

Take this quiz to see how much you know about preteen drug use and risk factors.

Quiz

Take this quiz to see how much you know about preteen drug use and risk factors.

1. If your children are aged eight to twelve you don't have to worry about alcohol and other drugs.

  • True.
  • False.

2. What percentage of eighth graders have tried alcohol?

  • Less than 30 percent.
  • 30-40 percent.
  • 40-50 percent.
  • 50-60 percent.

3. Teen smokers are seven times as likely to abuse drugs or become drug dependent as their nonsmoking peers.

  • True.
  • False.

4. Methamphetamine is a stimulant with strong effects on the central nervous system. The "street name" for this drug is:

  • Speed.
  • Meth.
  • Crank.
  • All of these names.

5. Children with the strictest parents are the least likely to turn to alcohol or other drugs.

  • True.
  • False.

1. If your children are aged eight to twelve you don't have to worry about alcohol and other drugs.
False.

2. What percentage of eighth graders have tried alcohol?
50-60 percent.

3. Teen smokers are seven times as likely to abuse drugs or become drug dependent as their nonsmoking peers.
True.

4. Methamphetamine is a stimulant with strong effects on the central nervous system. The "street name" for this drug is:
All of these names.

5. Children with the strictest parents are the least likely to turn to alcohol or other drugs.
False.

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