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The Ritalin Quiz

How much do you know about Ritalin? Test your scientific knowledge about this controversial drug.

Quiz

How much do you know about Ritalin? Test your scientific knowledge about this controversial drug.

1. Children should stop taking Ritalin when they reach their teenage years.

  • True
  • False

2. 2. Taking Ritalin will lead to drug abuse later in life.

  • True
  • False

3. 3. Ritalin will stop children from growing.

  • True
  • False

4. 4. Ritalin causes children to lose their appetite.

  • True
  • False

5. 5. Ritalin can cause some children to become more hyperactive and they may have a hard time falling asleep.

  • False
  • True

6. 6. Children taking Ritalin complain about headaches and stomachaches.

  • True
  • False

7. 7. Ritalin can cause some children to tic.

  • True
  • False

8. 8. Ritalin can cause children to have seizures.

  • True
  • False

9. 9. Ritalin can cause a child's heart to beat much faster.

  • True
  • False

10. 10. Ritalin can cause depression in some children.

  • True
  • False

1. Children should stop taking Ritalin when they reach their teenage years.
False

2. 2. Taking Ritalin will lead to drug abuse later in life.
False

3. 3. Ritalin will stop children from growing.
False

4. 4. Ritalin causes children to lose their appetite.
True

5. 5. Ritalin can cause some children to become more hyperactive and they may have a hard time falling asleep.
True

6. 6. Children taking Ritalin complain about headaches and stomachaches.
True

7. 7. Ritalin can cause some children to tic.
True

8. 8. Ritalin can cause children to have seizures.

9. 9. Ritalin can cause a child's heart to beat much faster.
False

10. 10. Ritalin can cause depression in some children.
False

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