Patterns & Lethality of Heroin Abuse


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What type of drug is heroin?

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1. Heroin is often sold as a powder, but sometimes it is a dark, gummy substance. This type of heroin is called:

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the methods commonly used to administer heroin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Heroin is a highly addictive and illegal opioid drug that causes initial feelings of euphoria in users. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the use of heroin and why it is so lethal. Some things you'll be assessed on include heroin's drug classification, different types of heroin, and risks associated with its use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following topics regarding heroin:

  • Classification
  • Identifying different kinds
  • How it is usually administered
  • Risks associated with its use
  • Why the drug is so dangerous

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use and lethality of heroin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about heroin classification
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how heroin is administered and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the dangers of heroin use, review the accompanying lesson titled Patterns & Lethality of Heroin Abuse. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • History of heroin
  • Effects on the body
  • Use, tolerance and withdrawal
  • Lethality