How Culture & Religion Influence Drug & Medicine Use


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Substances, other than food, that can alter a person's physiological or psychological make-up are called (generally):

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1. Compared to a person with an Asian background, a person with a European background is:

2. Although the psychoactive cactus peyote is illegal for recreational use, some people of _____ can still use it for religious ceremonies.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps gauge your knowledge of the influences of culture and religion on drug and medicine use. The use of peyote and European backgrounds in relation to drugs are some topics you will be tested on.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be asked questions on the following topics:

  • A religious group that doesn't allow alcohol, coffee, tea and tobacco
  • Adhering to traditional Christian Science
  • A related comparison between persons of European and Asian backgrounds
  • Term for substances that alter a person's physiological or psychological makeup
  • Group that still uses peyote

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the group that still relies on peyote
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about adherence to Christian Science and what this involves, and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how religion and culture affect drug use

Additional Learning

Discover more topics by using the lesson named, How Culture & Religion Influence Drug & Medicine Use. This lesson can help you:

  • Determine what a drug is
  • See how culture affects drug use
  • Analyze the relationship between the use of drugs and religion