57 Cannabis Trivia Questions (Ranked from Easiest to Hardest)

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March 24, 2024
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Cannabis is a plant that has been used for both medicinal and recreational purposes for thousands of years. In recent years, attitudes towards cannabis have shifted dramatically, with many countries and states legalizing the drug for medical or recreational use. Despite this growing acceptance, there is still a great deal of confusion and misinformation surrounding cannabis. Cannabis trivia questions are a great way to test your knowledge of this fascinating and controversial plant.

This list of cannabis trivia questions covers a wide range of topics and is designed to challenge your understanding of the plant and its uses. Some of the questions are straightforward and can be answered by simple recall, while others require a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Regardless of your level of expertise, this list of cannabis trivia questions is sure to be both educational and entertaining.

Whether you're a seasoned user, a student of botany, or simply someone who is curious about this fascinating plant, this list of cannabis trivia questions is sure to provide you with hours of enjoyment and learning. So why not put your knowledge to the test and see how you fare? Let's delve into the world of cannabis and see how much you really know!

57 Cannabis Trivia Questions Ranked From Easiest to Hardest (Updated for 2024)

  1. Now hosted in multiple locations where recreational use is legal, the Cannabis Cup is a state fair-like competition and expo that was founded in 1988 in what European capital city?

    Answer: Amsterdam

  2. What actor/comedian/writer and prolific pot smoker is an advocate for the legalization of cannabis, surprising few? He once went on a pot adventure alongside drug dealer James Franco in “Pineapple Express.”

    Answer: Seth Rogen

  3. Casa Verde is a venture capital firm that focuses specifically on the cannabis industry, founded by what rapper who performed at the 2022 Super Bowl halftime show?

    Answer: Snoop Dogg

  4. "Mari-joo-a-na is bad, mmmkay?" is a classic line from what hapless guidance counselor at South Park Elementary?

    Answer: Mr. Mackey

  5. Because the "Mile 420" signs kept getting stolen, there is a "419.99" mile marker along Interstate 70 as it passes through what U.S. state where recreational cannabis has been legal since 2012?

    Answer: Colorado

  6. On November 6, 2012, initiatives and amendments were passed in two U.S. states to legalize recreational marijuana. One was Washington state. What was the other state?

    Answer: Colorado

  7. What “S” word describes an annual herbaceous variant of cannabis originally indigenous to Eastern Asia? The word kind of looks like a substance made by the human mouth.

    Answer: Sativa

  8. Originally intended as a morality tale warning against the dangers of cannabis, what 1936 film, sometimes called one of the worst movies ever made, has become a cult hit with marijuana users?

    Answer: Reefer Madness

  9. On April 20, 2012, Austin, Texas dedicated a statue to what red-headed country singer and author of "Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die"?

    Answer: Willie Nelson

  10. In the 2020 general election, what state governed by Doug Ducey voted to legalize recreational marijuana in a ballot proposition known as the Smart and Safe Act?

    Answer: Arizona

  11. What Jenji Kohan dramedy series starred Mary-Louise Parker as a widowed mother of two who starts selling cannabis to support her family?

    Answer: Weeds

  12. What highly flammable hydrocarbon solvent can be passed through an extraction tube filled with marijuana to produce a sticky liquid known as "honey oil?"

    Answer: Butane

  13. Smoke on the Water is a fictional medical-marijuana shop that can be purchased by Franklin with money gained from completing missions in what heist-y video game franchise?

    Answer: Grand Theft Auto

  14. What slang term for marijuana is also the name of a style of women's shoes that have a strap across the top of the foot?

    Answer: Mary Jane

  15. During his 1992 presidential campaign, what candidate famously said that he had experimented with marijuana while he was a student, but he didn't inhale?

    Answer: Bill Clinton

  16. She's married to John Krasinski, she starred in "Edge of Tomorrow," and her last name is a slang term for a way to smoke cannabis. Name that British actress.

    Answer: Emily Blunt

  17. "Hits From the Bong" is a song from the 1993 album "Black Sunday" by what California hip-hop group whose members include B-Real and DJ Muggs?

    Answer: Cypress Hill

  18. In contrast to Bill Clinton, what U.S. President — still a senator at the time — candidly said in 2006 of his prior cannabis use, "Yes, I inhaled frequently, that was the point?"

    Answer: Barack Obama

  19. Played by Brian Tyree Henry, Paper Boi is a rapper who also sells cannabis on the side on what FX series named after a state capital?

    Answer: Atlanta

  20. Rolling Stone magazine declared "Got to Get You Into My Life" the all-time best song about weed. What fab-four band recorded the song?

    Answer: The Beatles

  21. "I'd rather be smoking weed" begins the lyrics of "James Joint," a song from the 2016 album "Anti" by what one-named Barbadian star?

    Answer: Rihanna

  22. "Mary Jane" is a 1978 song from the debut album "Come Get It!" by what funk singer who's also known for "Super Freak?"

    Answer: Rick James

  23. Looking more like quinoa than anything in an artichoke, the shelled seeds of a hemp plant are known by the name of what pump-y organ?

    Answer: Heart

  24. Played by Faizon Love, Big Worm is a marijuana dealer who drives an ice cream truck in what classic stoner movie of 1995?

    Answer: Friday

  25. What Canadian cannabis brand, which operates out of a former chocolate factory, has a punny name that can also mean a fabric from which sport coats are made?

    Answer: Tweed

  26. While a joint commonly uses rolling papers, a blunt is different in that it uses what material as the "wrapper" for cannabis?

    Answer: Hollowed cigar and tobacco leaf

  27. In March 2021, Governor Mario Cuomo signed legislation legalizing adult use of recreational marijuana in what U.S. state?

    Answer: New York

  28. In contrast to THC, what three letters are used to refer to the chemical compound in cannabis that is the non-psychoactive portion of the plant, which has been shown to have some relaxing and pain-relieving properties?

    Answer: CBD

  29. What is the five-letter name of the cannabis-based drink, popular in India, which of traditionally served during holidays of Maha Shivaratri and Holi?

    Answer: Bhang

  30. What incoherent-sounding Netflix series, which premiered in 2017, stars Kathy Bates as the owner of a Los Angeles cannabis dispensary?

    Answer: Disjointed

  31. Danny Danko is the Senior Cultivation Editor of what monthly cannabis issues magazine that got its seed funding from 1970s cannabis sales?

    Answer: High Times

  32. Hashish Fudge was a recipe included in the 1954 cookbook-cum-memoir by what legendary salon hostess and life partner of Gertrude Stein?

    Answer: Alice B. Toklas

  33. Bhang, an edible mixture made from the leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant, is frequently consumed at what colorful Hindu spring festival?

    Answer: Holi

  34. The "fruity" title of what 2008 comedy film starring James Franco and Seth Rogen refers to a rare strain of cannabis?

    Answer: Pineapple Express

  35. "I just got promoted and it’s all thanks to yes-I-cannabis" is an iconic quote from "Weekend at Burnsie's," a Season 13 episode from what long-running animated sitcom?

    Answer: The Simpsons

  36. In July 2018, what country that shares its name with a U.S. state became the first former Soviet republic to legalize the consumption of marijuana?

    Answer: Georgia

  37. The "Emerald Triangle," composed of California's Humboldt, Trinity, and Mendocino counties, gets its name from the fact that it is the United States' leading producer of what plant?

    Answer: Cannabis

  38. In 2010, the Washington city of Tacoma became home to the first farmer's market devoted to what popular--but controversial--crop?

    Answer: Cannabis

  39. After its interior was painted in bright colors by artist Okuda San Miguel, an abandoned Lutheran church on Denver's Logan Street was transformed in 2017 into the "International Church of" what substance?

    Answer: Cannabis

  40. Bhang, a ground paste used in Indian food and drinks, including lassi and thandai, can be traced back to as early as 1000 BCE and is made from what plant?

    Answer: Cannabis

  41. The musician and actor born Calvin Broadus launched a digital media business in 2015 named Mary Jane that was focused on news about marijuana. By what moniker is Broadus more generally known?

    Answer: Snoop Dogg

  42. Under Senator Chuck Schumer's 2021 Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, regulatory authority over cannabis will move to agencies like the FDA and ATF instead of what Department of Justice agency?

    Answer: Drug Enforcement Administration

  43. What slang term for cannabis is a loanword from Hindi, which in turn comes from an older Sanskrit word for hemp?

    Answer: Ganja

  44. What A-word describes the process of growing plants, such as cannabis, in an air-based environment, independent of soil?

    Answer: Aeroponics

  45. "I've even got hives on my roof!" That's a quote about the hemp and honey farm owned by what CBD-enthusiastic singer-slash-Ivy Park fashion entrepreneur?

    Answer: Beyoncé

  46. With its capitals in what is now northern Sudan, what ancient Nubian kingdom shares its name with a variety of Cannabis indica?

    Answer: Kush

  47. What writer of "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," and researcher on extraterrestrial life, was also an advocate for the legalization of marijuana?

    Answer: Sagan

  48. In April 2022, what U.S. Senate Majority Leader and senior Senator from New York promised he would adhere to an August timeline for a comprehensive cannabis reform proposal to his Senate colleagues?

    Answer: Chuck Schumer

  49. Within 5 years, when did California become the first U.S. state to legalize medical marijuana usage?

    Answer: 1996 (1991-2001 accepted as correct)

  50. In April 2021, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill legalizing cannabis possession by adults 21 and older in what northeastern U.S. state?

    Answer: New Jersey

  51. One of the largest greenhouse cannabis growers in North America is Copperstate Farms, located in the unintuitively-named town of Snowflake in what U.S. state?

    Answer: Arizona

  52. What 2019 Guy Ritchie film stars Matthew McConaughey as an American trying to sell off his cannabis business in London?

    Answer: The Gentlemen

  53. A Brooklyn cannabis courier only known as The Guy is kind of the main character of what actually kinda laid back HBO anthology series?

    Answer: High Maintenance

  54. There are three main species in the genus Cannabis: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and what third species, which is a low-THC variety found mainly in Eastern Europe?

    Answer: Cannabis ruderalis

  55. Larry "Doc" Sportello is the pot-smoking private investigator protagonist of what 2009 Thomas Pynchon novel that was adapted into a film by director Paul Thomas Anderson?

    Answer: Inherent Vice

  56. Peter Tosh got a weed dealer to help him finance what 1976 album whose songs include "Ketchy Shuby" and "Why Must I Cry?"

    Answer: Legalize It

  57. What D-word is the generic name for the synthetic version of THC that is sold under brand names like Marinol and Syndros for medical purposes such as appetite stimulation and reducing nausea for people receiving chemotherapy?

    Answer: Dronabinol

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