Do You Know The History Of Marijuana?

Think marijuana is a modern marvel? Try again! This plant has been around for thousands of years. Think you really know the true history of marijuana? Very few Americans can pass this quiz the first time, will you be one? Let's find out today!
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What religious text lists cannabis as one of the five sacred plants?
The Bible
The Vedas
The Koran
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True or false: Cannabis was first discovered more than a millennia ago.
True
False
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Which of these famous historians first recorded the recreational use of cannabis?
Voltaire
Aristotle
Herodotus
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What famous explorer reached North America in the 16th century and noted in his journal that the land was full of hemp?
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Jacques Cartier
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Which historic figure required all farmers to grow hemp or pay a fine?
George Washington
Henry VIII of England
Edward I of England
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In what year did the Virginia Assembly, the oldest law-making body in the US, enforce legislation that required landowners to grow hemp?
1619
1776
1801
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George Washington grew many different crops on his functional farm, including hemp, tobacco and wheat. Where did he grow his crops?
The White House
Monticello
Mount Vernon
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The invention of what machine made it more lucrative for farmers to grow cotton instead of hemp?
Cotton gin
Cotton mill
Cotton loom
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There are at least 100 known uses for medicinal cannabis. In what year was cannabis first listed as a medical treatment in the United States Pharmacopoeia?
1850
1845
1901
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What American monetary note once featured an image of hemp farming?
$10 bill
$1 bill
$5 bill
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What cannabis related word was first used in 1873 and became popular in the 1930s?
Grass
Weed
Marijuana
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What was the first U.S. state to outlaw marijuana?
Colorado
Massachusetts
New York
Result
Whether you're pro cannabis or strongly opposed- you still have so much to learn about the history of marijuana! After all, this plant has been used and debated for thousands of years. To know the history is to truly understand its impact on culture. Better luck next time!!

C+, Cannabis Confusion

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Whether you're pro marijuana or against, you seem to know your facts when it comes to the history of this often contested plant! From early uses in ancient civilizations to modern issues, you're a true marijuana marvel!

B+, Marijuana Marvel

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What's the difference between you and most Americans? You know your marijuana history! While most would like to think of marijuana as a modern issue, this plant has been used medicinally and recreational for thousands of years. To know the history, is to understand its true impact on culture. Go you!

A+, Cannabis Clever

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1
What religious text lists cannabis as one of the five sacred plants?
The Bible
The Vedas
The Koran
2
True or false: Cannabis was first discovered more than a millennia ago.
True
False
3
Which of these famous historians first recorded the recreational use of cannabis?
Voltaire
Aristotle
Herodotus
4
What famous explorer reached North America in the 16th century and noted in his journal that the land was full of hemp?
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Jacques Cartier
5
Which historic figure required all farmers to grow hemp or pay a fine?
George Washington
Henry VIII of England
Edward I of England
6
In what year did the Virginia Assembly, the oldest law-making body in the US, enforce legislation that required landowners to grow hemp?
1619
1776
1801
7
George Washington grew many different crops on his functional farm, including hemp, tobacco and wheat. Where did he grow his crops?
The White House
Monticello
Mount Vernon
8
The invention of what machine made it more lucrative for farmers to grow cotton instead of hemp?
Cotton gin
Cotton mill
Cotton loom
9
There are at least 100 known uses for medicinal cannabis. In what year was cannabis first listed as a medical treatment in the United States Pharmacopoeia?
1850
1845
1901
10
What American monetary note once featured an image of hemp farming?
$10 bill
$1 bill
$5 bill
11
What cannabis related word was first used in 1873 and became popular in the 1930s?
Grass
Weed
Marijuana
12
What was the first U.S. state to outlaw marijuana?
Colorado
Massachusetts
New York